A complete introduction to photography, this book is an essential resource for students across the visual arts. This accessible, inspirational guide explores the subjects and themes that have always obsessed photographers and explains technique in a clear and simple way. It introduces the work of the masters of the art as well as showing fresh, dynamic images created by young photographers from all over the world. The book also provides a valuable overview of careers in photography and a comprehensive reference section, including a glossary of technical vocabulary. This second edition has been extensively updated, with a greater range of visual examples from master photographers and up-to-date information on digital photography.
Approximately 8,000 words of new/replacement text, with 30 updated images and 1,000 words for new captions. Chapter 1. Loading Including new text on Kodak Chapter 2. The big picture Including updated references to celebrity photographers and new text on self-publishing Chapter 3. The bridge Including updated section on digital photography Chapter 4. This is a camera, now go out and take some pictures Including new text on digital practice, camera phones/smart phones, iPads and video, as well as updated text on Photoshop Chapter 5. So you want to be a photographer? Including updated text on advertising photography, digital portfolios and self-promotion Chapter 6. The bible Including updated websites and reading list