Technique Products

  • 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 – 2015-12-11 
    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 – 2015-12-08 
    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 – 2015-11-30 
    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 – 2015-11-16 
    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 – 2015-11-12 
    Focal Press

  • 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 – 2015-09-23 
    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

  • Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer

    A Creative Companion and Workbook

    By Harold Davis

    Coming from the perspective that true inspiration and great image making are at the core of any high-level photographic endeavour, Achieving Your Potential as a Digital Photographer presents an organized and cohesive plan for kickstarting creativity, and then taking the resulting work into the real…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15
    Focal Press

  • Introduction to Photography

    A Visual Guide to the Essential Skills of Photography and Lightroom

    By Mark Galer

    This book is intended to be the primary textbook to support any college who would like to run a Photography 101 course for students. The course is designed to offer tutors an independent learning tool to enable students to learn the craft of using an interchangeable lens camera (DSLR or Mirrorless)…

    Paperback – 2015-07-14
    Focal Press

  • Night Photography and Light Painting

    Finding Your Way in the Dark, 2nd Edition

    By Lance Keimig

    Lance Keimig, one of the premier experts on night photography, has put together a comprehensive reference that will show you ways to capture images you never thought possible. This new edition of Night Photography presents the practical techniques of shooting at night alongside theory and history,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-02
    Focal Press

  • Digital Nature Photography

    The Art and the Science, 2nd Edition

    By John and Barbara Gerlach

    Identifying a beautiful image in nature is easy, but capturing it is often challenging. To truly seize the essence of a photograph shot out of the studio and in the world requires an artistic eye and impeccable set of photographic techniques. John and Barbara Gerlach have been teaching…

    Paperback – 2015-06-11
    Focal Press

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