Request for consultation

Thanks for your request. You’ll soon be chatting with a consultant to get the answers you need.
{{formPostErrorMessage.message}} [{{formPostErrorMessage.code}}]
First Name is required. 'First Name' must contain at least 0 characters 'First Name' cannot exceed 0 characters Please enter a valid First Name
Last Name is required. 'Last Name' must contain at least 0 characters 'Last Name' cannot exceed 0 characters Please enter a valid Last Name
Institution is required.
Discipline is required.
Why are you contacting us today? is required. 'Why are you contacting us today?' must contain at least 0 characters 'Why are you contacting us today?' cannot exceed 0 characters Please enter a valid Why are you contacting us today?

Overview

The perfect companion while in the field or in the classroom DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY provides a straightforward, comprehensive introduction to photography for the digital photographer. Detailed step-by-step photo sequences and concise discussions show how to execute photography processes and special techniques using actual equipment and materials, while a full chapter on troubleshooting provides help when students need it. High-quality, full-color and duotone reproductions of works by well-known photographers such as Ansel Adams and Alfred Stieglitz offer inspiration and guidance. From "seeing" and composing the shot to applying special techniques and working in Photoshop, this information-packed book covers everything readers need to know to become successful digital photographers.

Bruce Warren, Montgomery College

Bruce Warren taught photography at the college-level for more than 25 years. His participation in the Fulbright Teacher Exchange program took him to the London College of Printing in England. Warren earned a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Ohio University and his work has been exhibited at galleries throughout the U.S.
  • Step-by-step photo sequences and concise text show how to execute photography processes and special techniques using actual equipment and materials.
  • Beautifully reproduced high-quality, full-color and duotone reproductions of works by well-known photographers such as Ansel Adams and Alfred Stieglitz offer inspiration and guidance to beginners seeking to emulate them.
  • The history of photography chapter addresses technical, functional, and aesthetic issues, from the first photographs to the evolution of modern film processes and today's social landscape.
  • The chapter "Seeing Better Photographs" helps students previsualize and compose photographs.
1. Getting Started.
2. Digital Sensors and Exposure.
3. Camera and Lens.
4. Processing, Printing, and Viewing Digital Images.
5. Troubleshooting.
6. Light and Subject.
7. Seeing Better Photographs.
8. History of Photography.
9. Special Techniques.

Textbook Only Options

Traditional eBook and Print Options

{{collapseContainerClosed['detail_0'] ? 'Show More' : 'Show Less'}}
z

  • STARTING AT $11.49

  • ISBN-10: 1133752306
  • ISBN-13: 9781133752301
  • STARTING AT $13.49

  • ISBN-10: 0495897795
  • ISBN-13: 9780495897798
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $53.75
  • RETAIL $71.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Photography: The Concise Guide

ISBN: 9780495897804
The perfect companion while in the field or in the lab, PHOTOGRAPHY: THE CONCISE GUIDE provides a straightforward, comprehensive introduction to photography for the film and digital photographer. From "seeing" and composing the shot to applying special techniques, developing the film and working in Photoshop, this information-packed book covers everything readers need to know to become successful black-and-white and/or color photographers. Fully revised and updated to cover all new camera formats, including the latest digital technology, this book is all the new photographer needs to get started. Step-by-step photo sequences and concise discussions show how to execute photography processes and special techniques using actual equipment and materials. A full chapter on troubleshooting provides help when students need it. Numerous high-quality, full-color and duotone reproductions of works by well-known photographers such as Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Weston, and Diane Arbus offer inspiration and guidance. The history of photography chapter addresses technical, functional, and aesthetic issues, from the first photographs to the evolution of modern film processes and today's social landscape.

Resource Center Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9780495898627
The Resource Center offers a variety of quizzes and photography technique tutorials to supplement student learning, and help with troubleshooting as students apply the in-text information to their out-of-class photography field work. Additional resources for further learning include our topically organized gallery of images and weblinks featuring historical and contemporary Photographers, Museums, and Institutions.

Instructor's Edition

ISBN: 9780495898603

FOR STUDENTS

Photography: The Concise Guide

ISBN: 9780495897804
Turn your enthusiasm into striking photographs! The perfect companion while in the field or in the lab, PHOTOGRAPHY: THE CONCISE GUIDE provides a straightforward, comprehensive introduction to photography for the film and digital photographer. From "seeing" and composing the shot to applying special techniques, developing the film and working in Photoshop, this information-packed book covers everything you need to know to become a successful black-and-white and/or color photographer. Fully revised and updated to cover all new camera formats, including the latest digital technology, this book is all you need to get started. Step-by-step photo sequences and concise discussions show you how to execute photography processes and special techniques using actual equipment and materials. A full chapter on troubleshooting provides help when you need it. Numerous high-quality, full-color and duotone reproductions of works by well-known photographers such as Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Weston, and Diane Arbus offer inspiration and guidance. The history of photography chapter addresses technical, functional, and aesthetic issues, from the first photographs to the evolution of modern film processes and today's social landscape.

Resource Center Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9780495898627
Packed with tools to enhance your photography skills, the Resource Center offers a variety of quizzes and photography technique tutorials that reinforce what you learn in class and help you troubleshoot your out-of-class photography field work. Additional resources for further learning include our topically organized gallery of images and weblinks featuring historical and contemporary Photographers, Museums, and Institutions. The Resource Center also includes access to the exciting new Art Studio, an easy-to-use online tool that enables you to avoid the hassle of emailing large files by simply uploading your assignments to Art Studio. You'll also be able to see and interactively comment on the work of fellow students.