Technique Products

  • Lighting People

    By Rossella Vanon

    This book utilizes award winning photographer Rossella Vanon’s contemporary style and up-to-the-minute knowledge to teach how each kind of light works. This approach provides a key grounding for photographers, followed by creative techniques that go beyond traditional approaches. Unique to this…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15 
    Focal Press

  • Body and Soul

    Lucrative and Life-Changing Boudoir Photography

    By Susan Eckert

    Body and Soul presents a unique and emotionally intelligent approach to building a sustainable boudoir photography business. The higher-level strategies within these pages will enable photographers to move beyond the task of simply making pretty pictures to greater goals, such as understanding the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11 
    Focal Press

  • Spanning Time

    The Essential Guide to Time-lapse Photography

    By Chris Weston

    Time-lapse photography allows us see the world in a unique way. By taking a succession of images shot over a period of time and compressing them into a shortened sequence, time-lapse photographers reveal the previously invisible effects of time on the world around us. Recent advances in and more…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17 
    Focal Press

  • Langford's Basic Photography

    The Guide for Serious Photographers, 10th Edition

    Edited by Anna Fox, Richard Sawdon Smith

    This seminal photography text, now in its 10th edition and celebrating its 50th anniversary, has been revamped, reorganized, and modernized to include the most up-to-date, need to know information for photographers. Ideal for students, beginners, and advanced users wanting to brush up on the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Focal Press

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
    Focal Press

  • Langford's Starting Photography

    The Guide to Creating Great Images, 7th Edition

    By Philip Andrews

    Starting with the basics of camera control and moving on to shutter speeds, aperture, zoom and flash, Langford’s Starting Photography gives you the only introduction to digital photography you’ll ever need. Once you’ve mastered the basics, examples and projects allow you to explore the key methods…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Focal Press

  • Copper Plate Photogravure

    Demystifying the Process

    By David Morrish, Marlene MacCallum

    Copper Plate Photogravure describes in comprehensive detail the technique of traditional copper plate photogravure as would be practiced by visual artists using normally available facilities and materials. Attention is paid to step-by-step guidance through the many stages of the process. A detailed…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Focal Press
    Alternative Process Photography

  • A User's Guide to the View Camera

    Third Edition

    By Jim Stone

    This reissued third edition of A User’s Guide to View Camera introduces photographers to large-format cameras, covering their use with both film and digital capture. Readers will learn the anatomy of cameras with a separately adjustable back or front, the proper techniques for using view cameras,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28
    Focal Press

  • Michael Freeman's Perfect Exposure

    The Professional's Guide to Capturing Perfect Digital Photographs, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Freeman

    This second edition of Michael Freeman’s best-selling Perfect Exposure continues the celebrated approach to understanding exposure by laying out the necessary decisions and sequences a photographer faces with absolute clarity and completely updated coverage of the latest, powerful post-processing…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22
    Focal Press

  • Digital Landscape Photography: In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams and the Masters

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Frye

    Ansel Adams and his contemporaries Edward Weston and Eliot Porter pioneered landscape photography. The second edition of this bestselling book will show you what can be learned from the working processes of these masters, and how their lessons on light, composition, and mood can be applied today.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13
    Focal Press

  • Alternative Photographic Processes

    Crafting Handmade Images

    By Brady Wilks

    Alternative Photographic Processes teaches techniques, both analog & digital, allowing artists to bring a personal touch through manipulation of a photograph, the negative, and the print. This book stands apart from recent publications on alternative processes by presenting a range of new…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Focal Press
    Alternative Process Photography

  • The Astrophotography Manual

    A Practical and Scientific Approach to Deep Space Imaging

    By Chris Woodhouse

    Capturing the serene beauty of planets, stars, and celestial bodies is both fine art and scientific discovery. Fascinating, challenging, and extremely rewarding, astrophotography is a pursuit that is greatly enhanced by gaining access to the type of detailed instruction this book offers, with…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15
    Focal Press

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