Photographic Techniques & Photographic equipment: General Interest - Non-fiction

 

Skerry, Brian & Howard Hall

Successful Underwater Photography

Provides an unlimited wealth of practical advice, surefire strategies, and tested tips for taking extraordinary photos of elusive underwater subjects. For aspiring underwater photographers who want to unlock the secrets of how top names in the field achieve spectacular results. Softcover. Height 10.52, Width: 7.96;  

From fundamental principles of photographing marine life to making a living selling underwater photographs, this guide provides a wealth of practical advice, sure-fire strategies and tested tips for taking extraordinary photographs of elusive underwater subjects.

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From fundamental principles of photographing marine life to making a living selling underwater photographs, this guide provides a wealth of practical advice, sure-fire strategies and tested tips for taking extraordinary photographs of elusive underwater subjects.

Written by two top photographers who specialize in marine photography, this illustrated field guide provides no-nonsense information on topics such as taking available-light photographs, silhouettes, marine wildlife portraits, close-focus wide angle photographs and extension tube photographs to name just a few. Readers will also find proven guidance for purchasing underwater photographic equipment, taking photos of shipwrecks, and repairing and maintaining field equipment. Full-colour photographs demonstrate the authors' successful techniques in action

0817459278

1st edition, WATSON-GUPTILL PUBLICATIONS INC. *

2002

Majors title #:9785747001

144 pages

Available to be ordered - 3 to 4 weeks (possibly quicker - contact us for definite delivery time scale)

23.95

 

 

 

Lozoya, Oscar

ART OF BLACK & WHITE PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY, THE

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With text by Peter Skinner

Featuring 100 captivating images by master photographer Oscar Loxoya and text by Peter Skinner, this book unveils all of the creative and technical skills that photographers need to produce portraits with personality. With a behind-the-scenes look at each shoot, from regular portrait clients to people on the street, this book offers step-by-step discussions and diagrams to give readers the insight and skills they need to create their own b/w portraits infused with style and drama.

1584280832

Published by AMHERST MEDIA*

2003

A Lux-Verbi Special

128pp

Not available till June 2003

21.99

 

 

 

Mizdal, Richard  Black & White Photography For 35MM

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Get the best out of your 35MM with some of the most stunning b/w Photos.

0936262990

Published by AMHERST MEDIA*

2000

A Lux-Verbi Special

125pp

21.99

 

 

Collet, John & David

Black & White Landscape Photography

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Give readers the insight and skills they need to create their own b/w landscape portraits.

1584280042

Published by AMHERST MEDIA*

1999

A Lux-Verbi Special

128pp

21.99

 

 

Boursier, Helen

Black & White Portrait Photography

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Give readers the insight and skills they need to create their own b/w portraits.

0936262613

Published by AMHERST MEDIA*

1998

A Lux-Verbi Special

128pp

21.99

 

 

Duren, L & McDonal, W

Build Your Own Darkroom

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Give readers the insight and skills they need to create their darkrooms.

0936262044

Published by AMHERST MEDIA*

1994

A Lux-Verbi Special

154pp

15.99

 

 

Tomosky, Thomas

Camera Maintenance & Repair Book 1

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Give readers step a by step guide and the skills they need to keep their cameras in tip-top shape.

0936262869

Published by AMHERST MEDIA*

1999

A Lux-Verbi Special

158pp

21.99

 

 

MORE PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE D & C CATALOGUE

Author:  Lee Frost
The A-Z of Creative Photography 

A comprehensive reference guide to a wide range of popular and less familiar photographic techniques for those photographers seeking ways to become more creative with their work.

 

 

 

 

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Binding: Paperback Edition: Reprint ISBN: 0715311271 
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31 Aug 2000

 

 

Author:  Roger Hicks, Frances Schultz
Better Black-and-white Photography 

This title covers all the essentials of taking black and white photographs. It demonstrates such things as how traditional silver halide and digital photography can complement each other. There is a helpful problem-solving chapter and information on how to change your original plans mid-stream.

Contents:
Better black and white
- equipment - truth and lies
- better negatives
- "wet" prints
- digital prints
- problems and solutions
- a personal style.

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Author:  Roger Hicks, Frances Schultz
The Black and White Handbook 

A revised edition of this comprehensive guide to all aspects of black and white photography, which aims to help photographers achieve the best monochrome results every time.

Contents:
Why monochrome
- theory and practice
- film structure
- speed, lattitude and sensitization
- film choice and format
- exposure and metering
- filters and filtration
- film development
- from short stop to negative file
- conventional printing papers
- enlargers and enlarging lenses
- the darkroom
- print processing
- the art of printing
- alternative processes
- the colours of black and white.

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Author:  Lee Frost The Complete Guide to Night and Low-light Photography

Summary:
This guide begins with an explanation of the technical aspects that need to be considered, such as the best equipment to use for night and low-light photography, which films to choose, how to ensure correct exposure in tricky situations, and understanding natural and artificial light. Following a subject-by-subject format, the book then covers a range of different themes and lighting situations - from landscapes and portraits to buildings, funfairs and firework displays, to weather phenomena such as lightning, and candlelight, twilight, sunrise and sunset. The author explains how even the most inexperienced photographer can take successful shots on the very first attempt.

Contents:
Equipment: cameras
- lenses
- film choice
- using filters
- flash
- useful accessories
- camera supports. Light and exposure: understanding light
- metering and exposure. Subjects and techniques: towns and cities
- sunrise and sunset
- low-light landscapes
- Christmas lights
- street light
- fireworks and bonfires
- low-light action
- fairgrounds
- the sky at night
- photographing people indoors
- building interiors
- painting with light
- candlelight and firelight
- concerts and plays.
 

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Author:  Les McLean
Creative Black and White Photography 

The third in the "Creative Photography" series, aiming to bring the best of contemporary photography to a general audience. McLean explains the technicalities of black and white photography, and also how to overcome the limitations of camera and film. A section on digital photography is included.

Contents:
Technicalities and their limitations
- pre-visualization
- the expressive negative
- the fine print
- case studies
- digital black and white.

 

 

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Binding: Hardback ISBN: 0715312804 
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Oct 2002

 

 

 

Author:  Niall Benvie       
Creative Landscape Photography

Covers all scales of landscape photography, from epic panoramas to intimate details of nature. Benvie begins by looking at basic photographic considerations and then goes on to consider the creative considerations behind different subject areas.

Contents:
The living landscape. Part 1 Creating images with light: Exposure
- composition
- the power of light
- the power of darkness. Part 2 Creating images with meaning: wilderness landscapes
- people in the landscape
- man-made landscapes
- intimate landscapes
- the path less worn. Part 3 Practicalities for photographers: Photographic equipment
- digital equipment.

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Binding: Hardback ISBN: 0715311530 
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Author:  Michael Buselle
Creative Digital Photography

This title is for both conventional photographers who are entering the digital field for the first time and those who have already tried this new technology. It features more than 50 separate topics on enhancement, colour effects, layering, montage, digital darkroom effects and practical problems.

Contents:
Introduction: images and imagination
- organising the image
- enhancing the image
- taking the image further
- creating special effects
- creating composite images
- digital practicalities.

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Binding: Hardback ISBN: 0715311549 
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20.99