Extraordinary Everyday Photography

Awaken Your Vision to Create Stunning Images Wherever You Are

Author: Brenda Tharp

Publisher: Amphoto Books


Category: Photography

Page: 160

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Through accessible discussions and exercises, readers learn to use composition, available light, color, and point of view to create stunning photographs in any environment. Photographers are born travelers. They’ll go any distance to capture the right light, beautiful landscapes, wildlife, and people. But exotic locales aren’t necessary for interesting photographs. Wonderful images are hiding almost everywhere; you just need to know how to find them. Extraordinary Everyday Photography will help you search beyond the surface to find the unexpected wherever you are, be it a downtown street, a local park, or your own front lawn. Authors Brenda Tharp and Jed Manwaring encourage amateur photographers to slow down, open their eyes, and respond to what they see to create compelling images that aren’t overworked. Inspiring photo examples from the authors, taken with DSLRs, compact digital cameras, and even iPhones, show that it is the photographer's eye and creative vision--not the gear--that make a great image. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Contemplative Vision

Photography as a Spiritual Practice

Author: Dirk deVries

Publisher: Church Publishing


Category: Religion

Page: 160

View: 456

• Your cell phone camera can be a window to wonder – and God • Includes practical guidance, reflection questions, activities, and examples • Can be used by youth or adult groups or for individual spiritual practice There’s more to life than selfies! With the advent of digital photography and the widespread use of camera-equipped smart phones, we have all become photographers. Can the same technology that makes the upload of selfies and endless posting to Instagram and Facebook also function as a tool for quiet contemplation, connection, and deeper meaning? Indeed yes: the practice of contemplative photography invites people of faith to set aside distractions of contemporary life to view the world through the eyes of the divine and uncover the extraordinary in the ordinary. Reflection questions, suggested activities, invitations to journal and create a volume of discovery, and original photographs taken by the author are accompanied by inspirational quotes and passages from scripture. Providing practical guidance for photography as a means of meditation and reflection and a form of prayer, readers will be encouraged to be seekers, open and present, ready to be refreshed, renewed, and delighted.

Digital Cameras and Camcorders

Author: Stuart A. Kallen

Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC


Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 104

View: 368

Digital cameras are probably one of the most common electronics found in typical American households. The use of digital cameras has allowed anyone to become a photographer without the expensive equipment that was previously needed. This volume describes the evolution of the digital cameras, along with the parts that make up the camera. The book also deals with what modes should be used in certain settings, and how the explosion of photographs available online has led to privacy concerns.

Quill & Quire




Category: Book industries and trade


View: 291


Author: HELDREF Publications



Category: Consciousness


View: 488

Gifts of age

portraits and essays of 32 remarkable women

Author: Charlotte Painter

Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc


Category: Art

Page: 147

View: 954

Depicts the lives, personalities, and accomplishments of women who are over the age of sixty-five and remain active in their fields