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Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age

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Light & Lens: Photography in the Digital Age is a groundbreaking introductory book that clearly and concisely provides the instruction and building blocks necessary to create thought-provoking digitally based photographs. It is an adventurous idea book that features numerous classroom-tested assignments and exercises from leading photographic educators to encourage you to critically explore and make images from the photographers’ eye, an aesthetic point of view. Acquire a basic foundation for digital photography. Light and Lens covers the fundamental concepts of image-making; how to use today’s digital technology to create compelling images; and how to output and preserve images in the digital world. Explore the history, theory and methods of digital image-making. Light and Lens translates the enduring aesthetics of art photography into the digital realm. You’ll view, capture and think about images from a new perspective. Increase your ability to analyze, discuss and write about your own work and the images of others. Learn with exercises and assignments by leading digital educators. Innovative techniques will train your eye to make the strongest visual statement. Solve visual problems and overcome image challenges. Whether you use a digital SLR or a point-and-shoot camera, you’ll get new strategies to master composition, design and light. View the full range of the digital terrain with stunning images and commentary by over 190 international artists. Robert Hirsch is a renowned photographer, educator, historian and writer. His book credits include Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Ideas, Materials and Processes; Exploring Color Photography: From the Darkroom to the Digital Studio; and Seizing the Light: A History of Photography. He has had many one-person shows and curated numerous exhibitions. Hirsch has also conducted many workshops and interviewed eminent photographers of our time. The former executive director of CEPA Gallery, he is now the director of Light Research in Buffalo, New York, and on the Visual Studies faculty of University of Buffalo/The State University of New York.

Robert Hirsch’s new edition of Exploring Color Photography is also now available from Focal Press!

*Applies technology in the service of ideas *Emphasizes conceptual problem solving in photography today

* Full of beautiful and inspiring images

 

Synopsis:

In the tumultuous, ever-shifting terrain of the digital age, this groundbreaking introductory book offers the strength and stability of the fundamental aesthetic and technical building blocks necessary to create visually stimulating and thought-provoking digitally based photographs.

About the Author

Robert Hirsch is a photographer, writer, and the Director of Light Research (lightresearch.net). His books include Seizing the Light: A History of Photography, Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Ideas, Materials, and Processes, and Exploring Color Photography. Hirsch is a former Associate Editor for Digital Camera (UK) and Photovision Magazine, and a contributor to Afterimage, exposure, Buffalo Spree, Fotophile, FYI, History of Photography, Ilford Photo Instructor Newsletter, and The Photo Review, as well as former Director of CEPA Gallery.

The former executive director of CEPA Gallery, he is now director of Light Research in Buffalo, NY.

Table of Contents

preface; Part I: Concepts; Part 2: Image Capture; Part 3: Image Output; index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780240808550
Author:
Hirsch, Robert
Publisher:
Focal Press
Subject:
General Photography
Subject:
Photography
Subject:
Digital techniques
Subject:
Techniques - Digital
Subject:
Photography -- Digital techniques.
Subject:
PHOTOGRAPHY / General
Copyright:
Series:
Westwood Light and Lens Bundle
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7.5 x 9.25 in

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