Focal Press: Featured Books

6Featured Books

  • Rick Sammon's Evolution of an Image: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Creative Photographic Process book cover

    Rick Sammon's Evolution of an Image

    A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Creative Photographic Process

    By Rick Sammon

    Rick Sammon’s Evolution of an Image illustrates the creative photographic process from start to finish. In this book, Canon Explorer of Light Rick Sammon pulls back the curtain to prove that creating amazing photographs is a well-thought-out process that involves several stages. Comprising 50 case…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Cheerful Subversive's Guide to Independent Filmmaking: From Preproduction to Festivals and Distribution book cover

    The Cheerful Subversive's Guide to Independent Filmmaking

    From Preproduction to Festivals and Distribution

    By Dan Mirvish

    In The Cheerful Subversive’s Guide to Independent Filmmaking, celebrated Slamdance Film Festival co-founder Dan Mirvish offers a rich exploration of the process and culture of making low-budget, independent films. Once labelled a "cheerful subversive" by The New York Times, Mirvish shares his…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Focal Press

  • Producing for Profit: A Practical Guide to Making Independent and Studio Films book cover

    Producing for Profit

    A Practical Guide to Making Independent and Studio Films

    By Andrew Stevens

    In Producing for Profit: A Practical Guide to Making Independent and Studio Films, Andrew Stevens provides real-world examples and his own proven techniques for success that can turn passion into profit. Far more than just theory, the book outlines practical applications that filmmakers of all…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Focal Press
    American Film Market Presents

  • The Producer's Playbook: Real People on Camera: Directing and Working with Non-Actors book cover

    The Producer's Playbook: Real People on Camera

    Directing and Working with Non-Actors

    By Amy DeLouise

    Producer’s Playbook: Real People on Camera is a no-nonsense guide for producers looking to get the best performances from "real people" to tell powerful stories on video. Director/producer Amy DeLouise brings years of experience to this resource for creating the best on-screen impact with…

    Paperback – 2016-04-06
    Focal Press

  • Creative Workflow in Lightroom: The photographer’s guide to managing, developing, and sharing your work book cover

    Creative Workflow in Lightroom

    The photographer’s guide to managing, developing, and sharing your work

    By Jason Bradley

    Adobe’s Lightroom has emerged as a must-have software due to its powerful editing tools and time saving organizational capabilities but how you establish a personalized, creative workflow that optimizes this technology, your time, and your art eludes most photographers. Jason Bradley, award-winning…

    Paperback – 2016-03-18
    Focal Press

  • The Photography Teacher's Handbook: Practical Methods for Engaging Students in the Flipped Classroom book cover

    The Photography Teacher's Handbook

    Practical Methods for Engaging Students in the Flipped Classroom

    By Garin Horner

    The Photography Teacher’s Handbook is an educator’s resource for developing active, flipped learning environments in and out of the photo classroom, featuring ready-to-use methods to increase student engagement and motivation. Using the latest research on the cognitive science of effective learning…

    Paperback – 2016-02-17
    Focal Press
    Photography Educators Series