52 Assignments

Street Photography

Author: Brian Lloyd Duckett

Publisher: Ammonite Press



Page: 128

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This book features 52 color-coded commissions and concepts with alternative ideas for composing, creating and printing eye-catching images from the street. You will discover different ways of approaching your subjects; challenges and games that add a level of mischief and play to your work; ideas for using maps, books and signs to unleash your creativity; lists of the best festivals and events to attend; prompts for alternative subjects and themes; guides to removing clichés from your work; radical techniques for pushing your camera beyond its limits or using alternative cameras; and examples from historic masters; along with ideas for innovative approaches to processing and printing. The rest of the journal's pages are styled for you to add your own thoughts, notes, lists, Top 10s, technical specifications, quotes, and even sketches and doodles, creating a record of your own 52 photographic assignments. These may be completed weekend by weekend over the course of a year, or dipped into every time you need to bring a new concept or creative approach to your street photography.

52 Assignments: Instagram Photography

Author: Adam Juniper

Publisher: Ammonite Press


Category: Photography

Page: 128

View: 232

52 Assignments: Instagram Photography is a collection of inspirational Insta missions, challenges, hacks, and hints from leading Instagram photographers, designed to help you elevate the images in your Instagram feed to miniature works of art. Whether you wish to sharpen your selfies, sprinkle some magic over your food shots, transform your travel album, pimp your pet portraits or brush up your street photography, you'll find a year's worth of weekly commissions and concepts for composing and creating #hashtaggable photography in all its forms. This is the quickest way to shake off old habits, discover new techniques, transform your best nine, and start creating Instagram images that get devoted followers flocking to your feed.

Fujifilm X100S

From Snapshots to Great Shots

Author: Kevin Mullins

Publisher: Peachpit Press


Category: Photography

Page: 288

View: 536

The Fujifilm X100S is a digital camera with a 23mm fixed prime lens. It is intended for amateurs to semi-professionals who want a camera that allows them to make great images faster and with less hassle than any other digital camera. While the camera manual explains what the camera can do, it doesn’t show exactly how to use the camera to create great images! That’s where Fujifilm X100S: From Snapshots to Great Shots comes in. Starting with the top ten things users need to know about the camera, author Kevin Mullins carefully guides readers through the operating features. Readers get practical advice from a pro on which settings to use when, great shooting tips, and end of chapter assignments. From Snapshots to Great Shots is a beautiful how-to photography series that provides the perfect blend of instruction, inspiration, and reference for specific camera models and photography concepts. Featuring a clear, elegant design; outstanding images that educate and inspire; and a friendly, accessible voice, this series helps photographers get great shots every time they pick up their camera.

Photographer's Guide to the Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Author: Alexander White

Publisher: White Knight Press


Category: Photography

Page: 203

View: 996

Photographer’s Guide to the Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II is a complete guide to the use of the LX100 II camera. The 200-page book shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to capture excellent images and video sequences with the LX100 II. The book explains the use of autofocus, manual focus, aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation, white balance, ISO, and all other settings of the camera. The book discusses the camera’s options for playback, setup, and customizing the operation of its controls. The book contains more than 300 color photographs showing the camera’s controls, display screens, and menus. The book includes photographs taken using the many creative settings of the camera, including the Photo Style settings; the Filter Settings picture effects, which provide the ability to customize the appearance of images in dramatic ways; and the camera’s features for burst shooting and shooting in high-contrast lighting conditions. The book explains how to use the LX100 II’s innovative features such as Light Composition and Sequence Composition, which enable the creation of multiple exposures of scenes with bright flashes, such as fireworks, or scenes involving motion, such as sports events. The book includes a full discussion of the video recording abilities of the LX100 II camera, which offers manual control of exposure and focus during movie recording, and provides ultra-high definition 4K recording of motion pictures. The book also explains the camera’s features for extracting still images from 4K video and using the Post Focus feature to select a sharply focused image after a shooting session. In three appendices, the book discusses accessories for the LX100 II, including cases, power supply options, and other items, and includes a list of websites and other resources for further information. The book includes an appendix with helpful Quick Tips that explain how to take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible. The book has a full table of contents and comprehensive index.

Daring to Look

Dorothea Lange's Photographs and Reports from the Field

Author: Anne Whiston Spirn

Publisher: University of Chicago Press


Category: History

Page: 359

View: 113

The never-before-published photographs and captions from Dorothea Lange's fieldwork in California, the Pacific Northwest, and North Carolina during 1939 for the New Deal's Farm Security Administration come together in an iconic collection that includes defining images of that time in American history.

The Fundamentals of Digital Photography

Author: Tim Daly

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing


Category: Photography

Page: 200

View: 367

The Fundamentals of Digital Photography explores the guiding principles of great photography through efficient and effective technique. Easy-to-follow instructions teach you how to work with a digital workflow and develop a solid understanding of materials and processes. You will also find creative inspiration through the work of some of the world's great historical photographers, and discover how the history of photography can feed into your own work. Themed projects, featuring stunning images from contemporary international practitioners, will help you focus your ideas to produce truly original photographs. The assignments at the end of each chapter help you to create a body of work that will expand your photographic portfolio. By shooting these carefully devised assignments, you will become a confident software user, and develop the all-important visual and conceptual skills essential to successful photography.

100 Great Tips for the Amateur Dslr Photographer

Author: Michael Paulse

Publisher: GRIN Verlag



Page: 214

View: 860

Project Report from the year 2010 in the subject Art - Photography and Film, language: English, abstract: 100 Great Tips for the Amateur DSLR Photographer The Cape Town Best Seller e-Book Series International Edition 100 Great Tips for the Amateur DSLR Amateur Photographer addresses the basic 'must know' and 'need to know' tips to get you going with your DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera. It is written in a language that is easy to understand and cuts to the chase. No complicated technical jargon, or sequential training methodology. My method is one of emersion - YOU are thrown in at the deep end! YOU, the learner and aspirant photographer, yes YOU, decide the pace, the topic or tip, the duration of practice, etc. And it is all demonstrated in clear photographs that illustrates the underlying tip. Just page to the topic of interest and 'Voila!', it is explained in one or five (?) printable and descriptive photographs! Take this with you and go and practice it. There are 100 easy to understand tips - all beautifully illustrated by yours truly in about 190 or so photographs covering all the issues you need to get you going and truly enjoy this fine art form. Topics include studio work, panning, spot metering, nudity, z-cards, low light photography and host of other topics. You'll love it! Michael Paulse (AUTHOR)



Author: Phil Penman



Category: Photography

Page: 224

View: 970

* From a photographer named as one of the "52 Most Influential Street Photographers" by Streets I Have Walked* Included in the list of "10 Street Photographers Who Are Immortalizing Our Modern World" by My Modern Met* Recognized worldwide for his iconic photo-documentation of the September 11th World Trade Center Terrorist Attacks* Leica Fotografie international winner and Leica Ambassador* Celebrity shots with anecdotes, including Britney Spears, Michael Jackson, Madonna, and more"I've always thought New York was kind of a living thing in itself." - Phil Penman. World-renowned, English-born photographer Phil Penman has kept his fingers on the pulse of New York City for over two decades, pounding the pavement on the frenzied streets as a paparazzo to capture the decisive moment. From three-day stakeouts at McDonald's to constant clashes with law enforcement, Penman's anecdotes and unfiltered insights take readers behind the flashing lights, allowing insider access into the mad-dash lives of the paparazzi and what it takes to get the perfect shot. With years of chasing the celebrity buzz all around New York City, Penman has also witnessed and documented all that the city has to offer, from its sublime urban landscape to the local personalities and their unapologetic idiosyncrasy. Street offers an encompassing overview of Penman's versatile oeuvre with all its glamor and grit.