Higher Education

Photography: The Concise Guide, 2nd Edition

  • includes Resource Center Printed Access Card
  • Bruce Warren Montgomery College
  • ISBN-10: 0495897809  |  ISBN-13: 9780495897804
  • 272 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2003
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.50
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About

Overview

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.

Features and Benefits

  • 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, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Weston, and Diane Arbus 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.
  • Warnings and Caution icons throughout, including health and environmental notices, reinforce the importance of handling photographic chemicals.
  • The chapter "Seeing Better Photographs" helps students previsualize and compose photographs.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started.
2. Film and Exposure.
3. Camera and Lens.
4. Developing Film.
5. Printing Photographs.
6. Troubleshooting.
7. Light and Subject.
8. Seeing Better Photographs.
9. History of Photography.
10. Special Techniques.

What's New

  • Digital photography is now integrated throughout each chapter and each discussion where appropriate rather than being discussed in one chapter.
  • Many new images reflect the latest technology, including the latest digital technology.
  • The new online Resource Center available for this edition provides support materials such as quizzes, photography technique tutorials, and a gallery of images and weblinks featuring historical and contemporary Photographers, Museums, and Institutions.

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  • Non-Media Edition

    ISBN-10: 1111829063 | ISBN-13: 9781111829063

    List Price = $125.95  | CengageBrain Price = $125.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.50

Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Photography: The Concise Guide  (ISBN-10: 1111829063 | ISBN-13: 9781111829063)

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.

List Price = $125.95  | CengageBrain Price = $125.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.50

Resource Center Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 0495898627 | ISBN-13: 9780495898627)

Packed with tools to enhance your course, 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. The Resource Center also includes access to the exciting new Art Studio, an easy-to-use online tool that enables you to efficiently critique students' submissions and grade and track assignments online without the hassle of e-mailing, receiving, and managing large files. It's also a great way for students to interactively comment on the work of their peers.

List Price = $29.00  | CengageBrain Price = $29.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $29.00

Instructor's Edition  (ISBN-10: 0495898600 | ISBN-13: 9780495898603)

Student Supplements

Photography: The Concise Guide  (ISBN-10: 1111829063 | ISBN-13: 9781111829063)

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.

List Price = $125.95  | CengageBrain Price = $125.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.50

Resource Center Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 0495898627 | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $29.00  | CengageBrain Price = $29.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $29.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Bruce Warren

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.