Photography: Collections

Photo Month

May is Photo Month! We're celebrating with some of our favorite books on the art of Photography, and with a 15% discount on all titles! Be sure to enter the code VAV18 at checkout for this special offer! 

Featured Titles

  • Light and Lens

    Photography in the Digital Age, 3rd Edition

    By Robert Hirsch

    The new edition of this pioneering book allows students to acquire an essential foundation for digital photography. Fully updated, it clearly and concisely covers the fundamental concepts of imagemaking, how to use digital technology to create compelling images, and how to output and preserve…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    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

  • Perception and Imaging

    Photography as a Way of Seeing, 5th Edition

    By Richard D. Zakia, John Suler

    When you look at an image, what do you see, think, and feel? How do you want your audience to react when they view your work? For over 30 years the late Richard Zakia helped photographers enrich their creative vision through his classic book, Perception and Imaging. Now he is joined by co-author…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge

  • Seizing the Light

    A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography, 3rd Edition

    By Robert Hirsch, Robert Hirsch

    The definitive history of photography book, Seizing the Light: A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography delivers the fascinating story of how photography as an art form came into being, and its continued development, maturity, and transformation. Covering the major events, practitioners…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge

  • Photojournalism

    The Professionals' Approach, 7th Edition

    By Kenneth Kobre

    Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach is the definitive book on photojournalism, delivering a blend of insightful interviews with professionals, practical techniques, and high-impact photographs. This edition features updates on social media in photojournalism, shooting video on smart phones…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

Bestselling Authors

  • 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

  • Theatre & Stage Photography

    A Guide to Capturing Images of Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Other Performance Events

    By William Kenyon

    Documenting theatrical and stage events under the often dramatic lighting designed for the production provides a number of specific photographic challenges, and is unlike most every other branch of photography. Theatre & Stage Photography provides an overview of basic photography as it applies…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge

  • Rick Sammon's Exploring Photographic Exposure

    Master Image Capture

    By Rick Sammon

    Light is the primary element of any photograph, but it may also be the most frustrating. Rick Sammon can help you eliminate those frustrations. With over 300 new images, Exploring Photographic Exposure takes you through the basics of exposure and how to apply them in any setting; from photographing…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge

  • Street Photography

    Creative Vision Behind the Lens

    By Valérie Jardin

    With both training and preparation, a street photographer needs to make rapid decisions; there may only be a fraction of a second to immortalize a moment in time that has never happened before and will never happen again. This is where Street Photography: Creative Vision Behind the Lens comes in.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge

Printing

  • Salted Paper Printing

    A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists

    By Christina Z. Anderson

    Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists makes one of the oldest known photographic processes easy for the 21st century using simple digital negative methods. Christina Z. Anderson’s in-depth discussion begins with a history of salted paper printing, then…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28
    Routledge
    Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography

  • Gum Printing

    A Step-by-Step Manual, Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice

    By Christina Z Anderson

    Gum Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice is a two-part book on gum bichromate written by the medium’s leading expert, Christina Z. Anderson. Section One provides a step-by-step description of the gum printing process. From setting up the "dimroom" (no…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge
    Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography