The best Photography and Digital Imaging books written by creative experts for creative people. Focal Press is an imprint of Routledge.

No matter what your passion is — from portraits and landscapes to postproduction and business practices — we have resources that can help you achieve your creative, academic and professional goals.

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  • Photography and Doubt

    Edited by Sabine T. Kriebel, Andrés Mario Zervigón

    Recent decades have seen photography’s privileged relationship to the real come under question. Spurred by the postmodern critique of photography in the 1980s and the rise of digital technologies soon thereafter, scholars have been asking who and what built this understanding of the medium in the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25

  • Understanding Photobooks

    The Form and Content of the Photographic Book

    By Jorg Colberg

    Understanding Photobooks is a user-friendly guide to engaging with the photographic book— or, as it is widely known, the photobook. Despite its importance as a central medium in which many photographers showcase their work today, there is surprisingly little information on the mechanics of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
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  • The Anti-HDR HDR Photography Book

    A Guide to Photorealistic HDR and Image Blending

    By Robert Fisher

    The Anti-HDR HDR Photography Book contains everything you’ll need to know in order to get the best results from your High Dynamic Range images. Designed for those who want to extend the dynamic range in their work, but are frustrated by over-processed and hyper-saturated images, this book proves…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03

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    Judith Newlin is the editor for the Focal Press/Routledge photography and visual arts list. She acquires across all areas of photography, including digital imaging, Photoshop, journalism, lighting, theory, technique and business, as well as in design and visual arts. She is interested in new texts aimed at students and courses, and in books on professional practice and emerging technique.


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