The Basic Book of Photography

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Plume Book, 2003 - Photography - 650 pages
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For nearly three decades, The Basic Book of Photography has been the ideal handbook for beginning and experienced photographers alike.  This comprehensive edition has been expanded to include the latest technological innovations in digital photography and the most modern methods and products used in traditional film photography. So whether you use a single lens reflex (SLR), compact, APS, single-use, instant, or digital camera, you'll learn everything you need to know about how to operate your photo equipment successfully to produce the most striking pictures.

This greatly expanded edition includes:

  • An all new chapter on digital cameras and imaging
  • Indoor and outdoor lighting techniques
  • Descriptions of all color, black-and-white, and infrared films
  • Procedures for processing your own pictures
  • Ways to enjoy your photography on the internet

With more than 395 instructive illustrations and an extensive glossary, The Basic Book of Photography help you become the photographer you always wanted to be.

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User Review  - ratterrell - LibraryThing

this book is a really great intro to the majority of photography. it goes into the theory and technique that will help everyone to be a better photographer. it's largest weakness is that it offers a mere summary of digital photography. Read full review

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This substantial book, long a standard guide to photography, is so comprehensive that it serves as an excellent reference for both amateur and professional photographers. Written in a clear ... Read full review

Contents

Get in Close
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Vary the Format
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Include Some Action
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Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Tom Grimm is a freelance photographer based in Oregon who has spent more than 40 years behind a camera and in the darkroom. He has taught at UC Irvine and has traveled to more than 125 countries on assignment for major publications. He is the co-author of The Basic Book of Photography.

Michele and Tom Grimm are freelance photographers and writers who have written and illustrated a dozen other adult and children's books.  They live in Oregon.

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