One of today's most accomplished sports photographers, Marc Aspland, presents the highlights of a storied career documenting incredible moments in sports. Fans of sports, photography, and portraiture will find something to astonish them on every page of this exciting retrospective.
The Art of Sport offers a striking collection of sporting pictures taken by Reuters photographers who have had the vision to see and capture extraordinary moments of prowess, drama and beauty from the world of sport. A mixture of first-hand accounts and fine imagery, the photographs in this collection bring alive some of the most colorful, eventful and memorable moments in recent sporting events from around the world. They comprise a story with many threads--action, celebration, skill, power and grace--and offer some of the most spectacular and significant sporting images you will ever see. Some will be familiar, others will jog memories, but most will be seen here for the first time, and all have a story behind them. The Art of Sport sets each photograph in context, outlining the circumstances behind the image- how the photographers came to witness these events and how they managed to document them. It showcases the two essential characteristics of the top sports photojournalist--a nose for a story and an eye for a photo.
This album is a unique book which celebrates the beauty and excitement of competitive gymnastics through the medium of photography. In addition it is a book which invites those from within the sport - gymnasts, coaches and judges - to express their views and feelings about what gymnastics means to them and what it has given to their lives. The worldwide appeal and popularity of the sport is reflected in these pages and it is hoped that the book will become a valued souvenir for all who love gymnastics.
Whether a reader’s interests are in playing sports, coaching, or simply sharing a sports experience with others, he or she will find a find a foothold in this extensive career guide. There are many, many career options within the field of sports, and, as this title will show readers, several of them don’t require higher education. This guide breaks down these options, offering a long list of online and offline resources for the determined career seeker and several first-person accounts from professionals in the field.
The tools, lighting styles, and problem-solving techniques used by top portrait photographers are covered in a practical manual that features instruction on dragging the shutter for a balanced exposure and metering a subject with confidence. Original.
A comprehensive guide to black and white photography, featuring more than 190 superb photographs with precise details of how they were taken and printed. Included are hints and tips for photographing portraits, sports and action, architecture, nudes, children, reportage, still life, landscape, and nature. - Back cover.
Identifying a beautiful image in nature is easy, but capturing it is often challenging. To truly seize the essence of a photograph shot out of the studio and in the world requires an artistic eye and impeccable set of photographic techniques. John and Barbara Gerlach have been teaching photographers how to master the craft of photographing nature and the outdoors through their workshops and best-selling books for more than twenty years. Now, equipped with brand new images to share and skills to teach, this celebrated photo team is sharing their latest lessons in the second edition of Digital Nature Photography. Notable revisions in this new edition include introducing the concepts of focus stacking and HDR, as well as expanded discussions of multiple exposure, wireless flash, RGB histograms, live view, shutter priority with auto ISO, hand-held shooting techniques, and the author’s equipment selections. The inspiring imagery in this book covers a broader range of subjects than before including ghost towns, the night sky, animals, and sports, in addition to the classic nature photographs we expect from this very talented author team. This book is a comprehensive guide to one of the broadest subjects in photography, explained and dymystified by two respected masters.