Photography: Technique

  • Lenscratch - Contemporary Themes in Photography: 30 Profiles of Artists Photographing [Two Themes TBD], Book 2 book cover

    Lenscratch - Contemporary Themes in Photography

    30 Profiles of Artists Photographing [Two Themes TBD], Book 2

    By Greer Muldowney

    This book is the first of its kind to bring together and showcase contemporary photographers’ bodies of work, moving beyond the survey approach so often seen in photography today. Curated by Aline Smithson of the groundbreaking fine art photography blog Lenscratch, this book explores theme-based…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Focal Press

  • New Dimensions in Photo Processes: A Step-by-Step Manual for Alternative Techniques book cover

    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 
    Focal Press
    Alternative Process Photography

  • Theatre & Stage Photography: A Guide to Capturing Images of Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Other Performance Events book cover

    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 – 2018-02-08 
    Focal Press

  • Ophthalmic Imaging: Posterior Segment Imaging, Anterior Eye Photography, and Slit Lamp Biomicrography book cover

    Ophthalmic Imaging

    Posterior Segment Imaging, Anterior Eye Photography, and Slit Lamp Biomicrography

    By Christye Sisson

      Ophthalmic Imaging serves as a reference for the practicing ophthalmic imager. Ophthalmic imaging combines photography and diagnostic imaging to provide insight into not only the health of the eye, but also the health of the human body as a whole. Ophthalmic photographers are specialists in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Focal Press
    Applications in Scientific Photography

  • The Photographer's Eye Digitally Remastered 10th Anniversary Edition: Composition and Design for Better Digital Photos book cover

    The Photographer's Eye Digitally Remastered 10th Anniversary Edition

    Composition and Design for Better Digital Photos

    By Michael Freeman

    Design is the single most important factor in creating a successful photograph. The ability to see the potential for a strong picture, then to organise the graphic elements into an effective, compelling composition has always been one of the critical skills in making photographs. Since its first…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Focal Press

  • The Astrophotography Manual: A Practical and Scientific Approach to Deep Sky Imaging book cover

    The Astrophotography Manual

    A Practical and Scientific Approach to Deep Sky Imaging, 2nd Edition

    By Chris Woodhouse

    The Astrophotography Manual, Second Edition is for photographers ready to move beyond standard SLR cameras and editing software to create beautiful images of nebulas, galaxies, clusters, and the stars. Beginning with a brief astronomy primer, this book takes readers through the full…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Focal Press

  • Rick Sammon's Exploring Photographic Exposure: Master Image Capture book cover

    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 – 2017-11-27 
    Focal Press

  • Perception and Imaging: Photography as a Way of Seeing book cover

    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 – 2017-11-06
    Focal Press

  • Fundamentals of Forensic Photography: Practical Techniques for Evidence Documentation on Location and in the Laboratory book cover

    Fundamentals of Forensic Photography

    Practical Techniques for Evidence Documentation on Location and in the Laboratory

    By Keith Mancini, John Sidoriak

    In Fundamentals of Forensic Photography, Keith Mancini and John Sidoriak offer practical techniques for common situations encountered in forensic documentation. Topics include equipment selection, lighting techniques, crime scene and evidence documentation, macro and micro photography as well as…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Focal Press
    Applications in Scientific Photography

  • Digital Ultraviolet and Infrared Photography book cover

    Digital Ultraviolet and Infrared Photography

    By Adrian Davies

    Digital Ultraviolet and Infrared Photography discusses the growing number of applications of ultraviolet and infrared photography. Scientific and technical photographers, such as those engaged in scientific, medical, forensic, and landscape and wildlife photography routinely use ultraviolet and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Focal Press
    Applications in Scientific Photography

  • Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Concepts, Ideas, Materials, and Processes book cover

    Photographic Possibilities

    The Expressive Use of Concepts, Ideas, Materials, and Processes, 4th Edition

    By Robert Hirsch

    The long-awaited new edition of this seminal text features clear, reliable, step-by-step instructions on innovative alternative and traditional photographic processes. Over and above a full update and revision of the technical data, there are new sections on digital negative making,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Focal Press

  • Street Photography: Creative Vision Behind the Lens book cover

    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
    Focal Press

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