Advanced Photography is a practical book for students and serious enthusiasts who wish to achieve more professional looking results. From choosing lenses and camera equipment, to film types and technical data, lighting and tone control, processing management and colour printing; the book offers technical solutions and practical advice on all aspects of professional photography. The book has now been fully revised, to include not just the latest camera equipment and films, but explains how new digital methods can be used alongside silver halide systems - allowing the reader to benefit from the best practical features of each.
Written as a companion volume to the international bestseller Basic Photography this book has enjoyed a long established reputation as a technical`bible' for new professionals. It will appeal to anyone wishing to improve on their basic skills in practical photography - enabling you to acheive a higher standard of work and to deal more professionally with clients, agents and suppliers.
The late Michael Langford was Former Photography Course Director at the Royal College of Art in London. He was intimately involved with photography courses at all levels and as a result fully understood what a student needed. His other books for Focal Press are: 'Basic Photography', 'Story of Photography' and 'Starting Photography'.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - j-b-colson - LibraryThing
This is an excellent overview and study text for advanced photographic knowledge based on technology for the silver based era. Its coverage of light, lenses, etc., is still relevant. Well illustrated with photography and diagrams. Read full review
1 Amateur and professional photography
2 Camera equipment
3 Choosing lenses
4 Colour in photography
5 Films types and technical data
6 Image sensors
10 Digital imaging systems
11 Digital image manipulation
12 Film processing management and colour printing
13 Extending photography
14 Reproduction and archiving
15 Business practice