Photography: Collections

2017 & 2018 Photography Titles for Review

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January - March 2018

  • PaintShop Photo Pro X3 For Photographers

    By Ken McMahon

    If you are a digital photographer who's new to PaintShop Photo Pro or digital imaging in general, or have recently upgraded to the all-new version X3, this is the book for you! Packed with full color images to provide inspiration and easy to follow, step-by-step projects, you'll learn the ins and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Sony A200

    By Shawn Barnett

    Focal Digital Camera Guides: Sony A200 Just bought a Sony A200 and looking to combine practical know-how with inspiration? This one-stop, easy-to-read guide covers all the basic functions of the camera, and everything beyond.For the basics, turn to the quick start guide, which will get you up and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge

  • The Naked and the Lens, Second Edition

    A Guide for Nude Photography

    By Louis Benjamin

    Nude photography can be intimidating, for the artist and the subject. Technique, creativity, and psychology all need to be considered and executed seamlessly to achieve a photographer�s desired artistic and professional result. Author Louis Benjamin has built a career by studying the intricacies of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • See It: Photographic Composition Using Visual Intensity

    By Josh Anon

    "An outstanding image consists of more than just acceptable exposure and sharp focus - the two components that most photography instruction emphasize. A fascinating subject doesn't necessarily result in a good image, and likewise, it's possible to create an impressive image from a mundane subject.…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge

  • Concert and Live Music Photography

    Pro Tips from the Pit

    By J. Dennis Thomas

    If you've ever wanted to take dynamic and vibrant digital photos of your favorite band in concert, but aren't sure how to tackle such obstacles as approaching the stage, tricky lighting situations, or even what equipment to use, then look no further! Concert and Live Music Photography is a…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge

  • Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity

    2nd Edition

    By Michelle Bates

    Take a tour of the burgeoning world of plastic cameras and low-tech photography in this fun and funky guide to creating the most artistic pictures of your life! Whether you're an experienced enthusiast or toy camera neophyte, you'll find this guide full of tantalizing tips, fun facts, and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge

  • Creative Practices for Visual Artists

    Time, Space, Process

    By Kenneth Steinbach

    Contrary to popular belief, the practice of art isn’t just a product of innate talent or artistic vision; artwork emerges from an intentionally constructed and maintained artistic practice. Developed from interviews with more than 75 mid-career artists, Creative Practices for Visual Artists…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge

  • Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers 2018

    By Martin Evening

    Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers by acclaimed digital imaging professional Martin Evening has been revamped to include detailed instruction for all of the updates to Photoshop CC on Adobe’s Creative Cloud, including significant new features, such as the painting tool and Pen path tool…

    Paperback – 2018-03-02
    Routledge

  • Real Retouching

    A Professional Step-by-Step Guide

    By Carrie Beene

    From the perfect glossy pages of a magazine to the larger-than-life images floating on a billboard in the sky, image retouching has become a key component of today's digital photography world. So popular, in fact, that the sheer act of retouching has become its own verb as we often ask ourselves, "…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge

  • Remixing and Drawing

    Sources, Influences, Styles

    By Ellen Mueller

    This succinct book articulates a clear framework for remixing in drawing at intermediate and advanced levels. It begins by walking through the ideas of copyright and fair use, providing context, examples, and advice. Mueller directs students through building a collection of sources and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge

  • New Dimensions in Photo Processes

    A Step-by-Step Manual for Alternative Techniques, 5th Edition

    By Laura Blacklow

    New Dimensions in Photo Processes invites artists in all visual media to discover contemporary approaches to historical techniques. Painters, printmakers, and photographers alike will find value in this practical book, as these processes require little to no knowledge of photography, digital means,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge
    Alternative Process Photography

  • Visual Ethics

    A Guide for Photographers, Journalists, and Filmmakers

    By Paul Martin Lester

    Visual Ethics addresses the need for critical thinking and ethical behavior among professionals responsible for visual messages in photography and photojournalism, film, and digital media. From the author of Photojournalism: An Ethical Approach, published more than 20 years ago, this book goes…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge