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Picture of Mountain Light:  In Search of the Dynamic Landscape

25th anniversary edition, with new foreword by David Muench

Publisher's Description

Mountain Light is the best-selling classic that captures the unique artistic vision of Galen Rowell, one of the world's most celebrated nature photographers. This remarkable collection offers 80 of Rowell's finest photographic images, as well as the stories behind them - what he was after and how he achieved it.

Rowell arranges the photographs, with details of their creation, in eight exhibits according to visual themes, reflecting his fascination with the infinitely varying qualities of light found in mountain landscapes. He recounts his development as a photographer, his philosophy and techniques for creating "dynamic landscapes," and his adventures in remote, dangerous, and beautiful places, from California's Yosemite Valley to almost inaccessible peaks in China.

Rowell also explains how film and the human eye see differently, how he selects and composes the content of his work, how to work with optical phenomena and natural light, and how equipment and adventure interact in the field.

"A splendid blend of autobiography, personal philosophy, and superb color photographs of high, wild places."
- The New York Times

Publisher: Sierra Club

Size: 236 x 304 mm

240 pages, 80 colour photographs

Galen Rowell
25th anniversary edition, with new foreword by David Muench
£21.99

Picture of Print and the Process

Publisher's Description

The Print and the Process is a book of ideas, thoughts, and techniques about our photographs and the process that leads us to the final image. (To be clear, it is not an instructional book about how to print your images.) In this beautiful book, David duChemin takes the reader behind the scenes on four distinct photographic projects, discussing motivation, image creation, and post-production. The projects he walks the reader through are from Iceland, Kenya, Antarctica, and Venice–and for each he discusses the hows and whys of his own image-making process.

Each project begins with a beautiful series of 20-30 final images from that project–this is "the print" section, and it's geared for the reader to really take in those images holistically. Then, duChemin discusses "the process" behind creating those images.

In this section, the reader will see the project images again but as thumbnails, and David goes through each one, explaining very thoroughly his process. duChemin does not "pre-visualize" a scene, as Ansel Adams famously discussed. Instead, he feels it. And it's from that feeling that he begins working with the elements in front of him and looking at the choices available to him. As he moves around, including and excluding elements from the frame, the camera and the photographer become collaborators. It's from this struggle that the final image emerges.

DuChemin has been making images for over two decades, and this process has changed and evolved during that time. By exploring duChemin's images and reflecting on the process behind them–both behind the camera and in post-processing–the reader learns to pay more attention to their own process, and identify ways in which their process can be further examined and improved in order to take more compelling images.

Publisher: New Riders

264 pages

David duChemin
The Print and the Process is a book of ideas, thoughts, and techniques about our photographs and the process that leads us to the final image.
£26.09

Picture of Lighting the Nude

3rd edition

Throughout history, artists around the world have been drawn to the nude. Photographers, too, have been fascinated by the subject, and many of the medium's most enduring images have depicted the unclothed human form. But the nude is among the most challenging of subjects to master. The camera's gaze is indiscriminate and unforgiving, so conveying a sense of artistry and subtlety requires careful control over the posing and, crucially, lighting of the nude. And that's where this guide can help. Lighting The Nude (Third Edition) reveals the lighting secrets of some of the top photographers working today. It showcases over 100 images of the nude, in a wide variety of styles. Each image is accompanied by detailed lighting diagrams and an explanation and analysis of what makes the shot work. Whether you're a beginner to this style of photography or a seasoned professional, you'll find plenty of inspirational lighting ideas to copy or adapt for your own work, making this an essential reference for every studio photographer's bookshelf.

Steve Luck (ed)

3rd edition

Throughout history, artists around the world have been drawn to the nude. Photographers, too, have been fascinated by the subject, and many of the medium's most enduring images have depicted the unclothed human form. But the nude is among the most challenging of subjects to master. The camera's gaze is indiscriminate and unforgiving, so conveying a sense of artistry and subtlety requires careful control over the posing and, crucially, lighting of the nude. And that's where this guide can help. Lighting The Nude (Third Edition) reveals the lighting secrets of some of the top photographers working today. It showcases over 100 images of the nude, in a wide variety of styles. Each image is accompanied by detailed lighting diagrams and an explanation and analysis of what makes the shot work. Whether you're a beginner to this style of photography or a seasoned professional, you'll find plenty of inspirational lighting ideas to copy or adapt for your own work, making this an essential reference for every studio photographer's bookshelf.

£18.00

Picture of Photography and the Art of Seeing - A Visual Perception Workshop for Film and Digital Photography
Publisher's Description
The second book in Freeman Patterson's internationally acclaimed series of instructional books on photography and visual design, Photography and the Art of Seeing has now been updated and expanded to include technical guidelines adapted for both digital and film photographers. The jargon-free text provides techniques and innovative exercises for breaking with traditional concepts of design, enabling the photographer to develop a keen awareness of subject matter and a direction for composing the picture.

Photography and the Art of Seeing also offers a workshop for all visual artists that includes lessons on the fundamentals of perception and overcoming obstacles in their work.

This edition features several never-before-published photographs from Freeman Patterson's personal collection and extended captions that include valuable technical information and personal commentary.

You can view images from this book on the Firefly Books website.

Publisher: Firefly Books
Size: 8.5 X 8.5"
156 pages, colour photographs throughout

Publisher's Price: £ 16.95
Freeman Patterson
Publisher's Description
The second book in Freeman Patterson's internationally acclaimed series of instructional books on photography and visual design, Photography and the Art of Seeing has now been updated and expanded to include technical guidelines adapted for both digital and film photographers. The jargon-free text provides techniques and innovative exercises for breaking with traditional concepts of design, enabling the photographer to develop a keen awareness of subject matter and a direction for composing the picture.

Photography and the Art of Seeing also offers a workshop for all visual artists that includes lessons on the fundamentals of perception and overcoming obstacles in their work.

This edition features several never-before-published photographs from Freeman Patterson's personal collection and extended captions that include valuable technical information and personal commentary.

You can view images from this book on the Firefly Books website.

Publisher: Firefly Books
Size: 8.5 X 8.5"
156 pages, colour photographs throughout

Publisher's Price: £ 16.95
£15.26

Picture of Wildlife Photographer - A Course in Creative Photography
Publisher's Description
As nature photography has shifted decisively towards digital in recent years, much has been written offering guidance and tips on technical matters, but there has been little published on the creative aspects. European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Chris Gomersall addresses this gap in a fresh and accessible guide, which takes account of developments in photography without dwelling on technical details.

Ten thematic chapters on subjects such as Space, Light, Time and Developing a Narrative are generously packed with examples, advice and suggestions for projects and exercises. The second part of the book consists of sixteen case studies, where Gomersall describes how he achieved some of his most outstanding images.

The large new audience for a guide such as this is evidenced in the growth of ecotourism and the uptake of digital cameras with excellent zoom facilities in recent years. The field has opened up to many more people as cameras are now largely automated and foolproof. The book will serve as an inspiration to these relative newcomers, as well as to more accomplished photographers who are technically assured but are looking to extend their creativity, to try fresh approaches and to learn from one of the masters.

Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Size: 290 x 235 mm
192 pages, 150 colour photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 25
Chris Gomersall
Publisher's Description
As nature photography has shifted decisively towards digital in recent years, much has been written offering guidance and tips on technical matters, but there has been little published on the creative aspects. European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Chris Gomersall addresses this gap in a fresh and accessible guide, which takes account of developments in photography without dwelling on technical details.

Ten thematic chapters on subjects such as Space, Light, Time and Developing a Narrative are generously packed with examples, advice and suggestions for projects and exercises. The second part of the book consists of sixteen case studies, where Gomersall describes how he achieved some of his most outstanding images.

The large new audience for a guide such as this is evidenced in the growth of ecotourism and the uptake of digital cameras with excellent zoom facilities in recent years. The field has opened up to many more people as cameras are now largely automated and foolproof. The book will serve as an inspiration to these relative newcomers, as well as to more accomplished photographers who are technically assured but are looking to extend their creativity, to try fresh approaches and to learn from one of the masters.

Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Size: 290 x 235 mm
192 pages, 150 colour photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 25
£22.50

Picture of Exploring Color Photography (Fifth Edition)
Publisher's Description
The classic book on color photography is back in print and completely revamped for a digital photography audience!

Learn from step-by-step instruction, illustrative charts, and unbelievably inspirational imagery in this guide meant just for color photographers. World renowned artists give you insight as to "how they did that" and the author provides challenging assignments to help you take photography to a new level.

With aesthetic and technical instruction like no other, this book truly is the bible for color photographers. Be sure to visit the companion website, featuring portfolios and commentary by contemporary artists: www.exploringcolorphotography.com

  • Completely rewritten for digital photographers
  • Gorgeous images contributed by renowned photographers throughout the world
  • Written by a well known photographer and instructor


You can preview pages from this book on the Focal Press website.

Publisher: Focal Press
Size: 277 x 216 mm
356 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 33.99
Robert Hirsch
Publisher's Description
The classic book on color photography is back in print and completely revamped for a digital photography audience!

Learn from step-by-step instruction, illustrative charts, and unbelievably inspirational imagery in this guide meant just for color photographers. World renowned artists give you insight as to "how they did that" and the author provides challenging assignments to help you take photography to a new level.

With aesthetic and technical instruction like no other, this book truly is the bible for color photographers. Be sure to visit the companion website, featuring portfolios and commentary by contemporary artists: www.exploringcolorphotography.com

  • Completely rewritten for digital photographers
  • Gorgeous images contributed by renowned photographers throughout the world
  • Written by a well known photographer and instructor


You can preview pages from this book on the Focal Press website.

Publisher: Focal Press
Size: 277 x 216 mm
356 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 33.99
£30.59

Picture of Marketing Fine Art Photography
Publisher's Description
Selling your photographs successfully requires an in-depth knowledge of marketing, something that most photographers and artists have not studied. Alain Briot's marketing approach is based on offering a quality product in small quantity and pricing it accordingly.

Briot's system is centered on taking control of your own destiny by learning how to sell your work. By "cutting out the middle man" you will increase your profits while taking control of the selling process.

Chapters in Marketing Fine Art Photography include: What is Fine Art Photography; Best Sellers; Fundamental Marketing, Salesmanship, and Business Knowledge; How to Price Your Work; Where to Sell Your Work; Personal Skills; Marketing Tools; and much more.

While this is geared toward selling fine art photographs, it also applies to selling fine arts, as well as other products, as long as they are sold on the basis of quality and not quantity.

Publisher: Rocky Nook
320 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 34.50
Alain Briot
Publisher's Description
Selling your photographs successfully requires an in-depth knowledge of marketing, something that most photographers and artists have not studied. Alain Briot's marketing approach is based on offering a quality product in small quantity and pricing it accordingly.

Briot's system is centered on taking control of your own destiny by learning how to sell your work. By "cutting out the middle man" you will increase your profits while taking control of the selling process.

Chapters in Marketing Fine Art Photography include: What is Fine Art Photography; Best Sellers; Fundamental Marketing, Salesmanship, and Business Knowledge; How to Price Your Work; Where to Sell Your Work; Personal Skills; Marketing Tools; and much more.

While this is geared toward selling fine art photographs, it also applies to selling fine arts, as well as other products, as long as they are sold on the basis of quality and not quantity.

Publisher: Rocky Nook
320 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 34.50
£31.05

Picture of Photographer at Work
Publisher's Description
This highly original book explores the working methods and creative philosophy of one of the UK’s greatest landscape photographers. Over a three-year period, Joe Cornish and his co-author Eddie Ephraums, have created a unique documentary record of Joe’s photography in a variety of locations, from the Scottish Highlands to the north Conwall coast, via Northumberland and Joe’s much-loved North Yorkshire. Each location is used to address a particular aspect of the art and craft of landscape photography, through conversations between the authors, images of Cornish at work, plus his own pictures from each location. The pictures show us not one, definitive interpretation of each scene but alternative compositions and the development of photographic ideas, giving revealing insights into the photographer’s creative process. The book also documents Cornish’s gradual transition from a traditional, exclusively film-based way of working to one that now embraces the use of digital compact cameras, digital SLRs and, most recently, a large format digital camera. He describes the opportunities that each of these new tools has opened up, for example he now uses a digital compact both as a sketchbook and for exhibition-quality prints. Full of informative and inspirational images, fascinating insights and professional tricks of the trade, this book will appeal to Joe Cornish’s legions of fans and anyone with an interest in photographing the landscape.

Publisher: Envisage Books
Size: 258 x 210 mm
144 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 25.00
Joe Cornish & Eddie Ephraums
Publisher's Description
This highly original book explores the working methods and creative philosophy of one of the UK’s greatest landscape photographers. Over a three-year period, Joe Cornish and his co-author Eddie Ephraums, have created a unique documentary record of Joe’s photography in a variety of locations, from the Scottish Highlands to the north Conwall coast, via Northumberland and Joe’s much-loved North Yorkshire. Each location is used to address a particular aspect of the art and craft of landscape photography, through conversations between the authors, images of Cornish at work, plus his own pictures from each location. The pictures show us not one, definitive interpretation of each scene but alternative compositions and the development of photographic ideas, giving revealing insights into the photographer’s creative process. The book also documents Cornish’s gradual transition from a traditional, exclusively film-based way of working to one that now embraces the use of digital compact cameras, digital SLRs and, most recently, a large format digital camera. He describes the opportunities that each of these new tools has opened up, for example he now uses a digital compact both as a sketchbook and for exhibition-quality prints. Full of informative and inspirational images, fascinating insights and professional tricks of the trade, this book will appeal to Joe Cornish’s legions of fans and anyone with an interest in photographing the landscape.

Publisher: Envisage Books
Size: 258 x 210 mm
144 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 25.00
£25.00

Picture of Photographer at Work (Limited Edition)

Limited to 100 copies that come with two original prints signed by the authors.

Publisher's Description
This highly original book explores the working methods and creative philosophy of one of the UK’s greatest landscape photographers. Over a three-year period, Joe Cornish and his co-author Eddie Ephraums, have created a unique documentary record of Joe’s photography in a variety of locations, from the Scottish Highlands to the north Conwall coast, via Northumberland and Joe’s much-loved North Yorkshire. Each location is used to address a particular aspect of the art and craft of landscape photography, through conversations between the authors, images of Cornish at work, plus his own pictures from each location. The pictures show us not one, definitive interpretation of each scene but alternative compositions and the development of photographic ideas, giving revealing insights into the photographer’s creative process. The book also documents Cornish’s gradual transition from a traditional, exclusively film-based way of working to one that now embraces the use of digital compact cameras, digital SLRs and, most recently, a large format digital camera. He describes the opportunities that each of these new tools has opened up, for example he now uses a digital compact both as a sketchbook and for exhibition-quality prints. Full of informative and inspirational images, fascinating insights and professional tricks of the trade, this book will appeal to Joe Cornish’s legions of fans and anyone with an interest in photographing the landscape.

Publisher: Envisage Books
Size: 258 x 210 mm
144 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 110.00
Joe Cornish & Eddie Ephraums
Signed copy by special order - allow two weeks
£110.00

Picture of Publish Your Photography Book
Publisher's Description
We live in the golden age of the photography book. Since the early 1990s, the number of photography book publishers has continued to grow while technological developments have placed more tools for bookmaking directly in the hands of photographers. For the students and working artists who have chosen photography as their primary means of expression, having their own photography book is seen as a passport to the international photography scene. Yet, few have more than a tentative grasp of the component parts of a book, an understanding of what they want to express, or the know-how needed to get a book published. Publish Your Photography Book is the first book to demystify the process of producing and publishing a book of photographs. Industry insiders Darius D. Himes and Mary Virginia Swanson survey the current landscape of photography book publishing and point out the many avenues to pursue and pitfalls to avoid. This expert guide is organized in six sections covering the rich history of the photo book; an overview of the publishing industry; an intimate look at the process of making a book; a close review of how to market a photo book; a section on case studies, built around discussions and interviews with published photographers; and a final section presenting a wealth of resources and information to aid in the understanding of the publishing world. Publish Your Photography Book also includes a number of additional interviews and contributions from industry professionals, including artists, publishers, designers, packagers, editors, and other industry experts who openly share their publishing experiences.

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Size: 178 x 229 mm
224 pages, 25 colour illustrations, 50 b/w illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 18.99
Darius D. Himes & Mary Virginia Swanson
Publisher's Description
We live in the golden age of the photography book. Since the early 1990s, the number of photography book publishers has continued to grow while technological developments have placed more tools for bookmaking directly in the hands of photographers. For the students and working artists who have chosen photography as their primary means of expression, having their own photography book is seen as a passport to the international photography scene. Yet, few have more than a tentative grasp of the component parts of a book, an understanding of what they want to express, or the know-how needed to get a book published. Publish Your Photography Book is the first book to demystify the process of producing and publishing a book of photographs. Industry insiders Darius D. Himes and Mary Virginia Swanson survey the current landscape of photography book publishing and point out the many avenues to pursue and pitfalls to avoid. This expert guide is organized in six sections covering the rich history of the photo book; an overview of the publishing industry; an intimate look at the process of making a book; a close review of how to market a photo book; a section on case studies, built around discussions and interviews with published photographers; and a final section presenting a wealth of resources and information to aid in the understanding of the publishing world. Publish Your Photography Book also includes a number of additional interviews and contributions from industry professionals, including artists, publishers, designers, packagers, editors, and other industry experts who openly share their publishing experiences.

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Size: 178 x 229 mm
224 pages, 25 colour illustrations, 50 b/w illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 18.99
£17.09

Picture of Toy Cameras, Creative Photos
Publisher's Description
Toy Cameras, Creative Photos is the perfect book for creative photographers, image-makers, designers, and toy camera aficionados. Focusing on the photographs produced by each camera, this is a stunning visual guide to the unique stylistic qualities that different toy cameras offer. Arranged by camera model (all of the cameras included are readily available and in popular current use), Toy Cameras, Creative Photos discusses camera characteristics, special tricks, foibles, functionality, and interesting projects by users, but the visual emphasis is firmly on the photographs. The workings of each camera model are described, as are the ways in which they differ from “everyday” digital cameras, and the distinctive photographic results reveal a huge potential for experimentation that moves away from run-of-the-mill photography. Including a gallery of images produced by each camera, a resource section on film types, and adapting cameras to the use of film, Toy Cameras, Creative Photos fills a gap in the market for a comprehensive guide to this most hip and exciting of creative photographic endeavours.

Publisher: Rotovision
Size: 203 x 203 mm
176 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 15.99
Kevin Meredith
Publisher's Description
Toy Cameras, Creative Photos is the perfect book for creative photographers, image-makers, designers, and toy camera aficionados. Focusing on the photographs produced by each camera, this is a stunning visual guide to the unique stylistic qualities that different toy cameras offer. Arranged by camera model (all of the cameras included are readily available and in popular current use), Toy Cameras, Creative Photos discusses camera characteristics, special tricks, foibles, functionality, and interesting projects by users, but the visual emphasis is firmly on the photographs. The workings of each camera model are described, as are the ways in which they differ from “everyday” digital cameras, and the distinctive photographic results reveal a huge potential for experimentation that moves away from run-of-the-mill photography. Including a gallery of images produced by each camera, a resource section on film types, and adapting cameras to the use of film, Toy Cameras, Creative Photos fills a gap in the market for a comprehensive guide to this most hip and exciting of creative photographic endeavours.

Publisher: Rotovision
Size: 203 x 203 mm
176 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 15.99
£14.39

Picture of Why Photographs Work - 52 Great Images: Who Made Them, What Makes Them Special and Why
Publisher's Description

Every photographer, from weekend enthusiast to professional, can learn by studying the “greats.” In Why Photographs Work, author/photographer George Barr analyzes 52 striking images by some of the world's top photographers. Accompanying Barr’s analysis of each image is an explanation by the photographer describing the circumstances of making the image, including not only the how, but also the why. Also included is each photographer's biography, a reference to his or her websites and publications, and brief technical descriptions of the equipment used in making each image.

With guidance from Barr, we learn to decipher that certain intangible “something” that makes an image go beyond the ordinary. As we gain an understanding of and appreciation for the elements that make an image truly great, we are bound to improve our own images as well.

Included are images by:
Charles Cramer, Bruce Barnbaum, Harald Mante, Dan Burkholder, Nick Brandt, Hans Strand, Roman Loranc, Huntington Witherill, Susan Burnstine, Ryuijie, Beth Moon, Phil Borges, Shaun O'Boyle, David Ward, Michael Levin, Michael Reichmann, Michael Kenna, Cole Thompson, George Jerkovich, Bengt Ekelberg, Sandra Davis, Brian Kosoff, Joe Lipka, Gordon Lewis, Lawrence Chrismas, Craig Richards, and many more.



Publisher: Rocky Nook
228 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 30.99
George Barr
Publisher's Description

Every photographer, from weekend enthusiast to professional, can learn by studying the “greats.” In Why Photographs Work, author/photographer George Barr analyzes 52 striking images by some of the world's top photographers. Accompanying Barr’s analysis of each image is an explanation by the photographer describing the circumstances of making the image, including not only the how, but also the why. Also included is each photographer's biography, a reference to his or her websites and publications, and brief technical descriptions of the equipment used in making each image.

With guidance from Barr, we learn to decipher that certain intangible “something” that makes an image go beyond the ordinary. As we gain an understanding of and appreciation for the elements that make an image truly great, we are bound to improve our own images as well.

Included are images by:
Charles Cramer, Bruce Barnbaum, Harald Mante, Dan Burkholder, Nick Brandt, Hans Strand, Roman Loranc, Huntington Witherill, Susan Burnstine, Ryuijie, Beth Moon, Phil Borges, Shaun O'Boyle, David Ward, Michael Levin, Michael Reichmann, Michael Kenna, Cole Thompson, George Jerkovich, Bengt Ekelberg, Sandra Davis, Brian Kosoff, Joe Lipka, Gordon Lewis, Lawrence Chrismas, Craig Richards, and many more.



Publisher: Rocky Nook
228 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 30.99
£27.89

Picture of 52 Photographic Projects
Publisher's Description
52 Photographic Projects is a photo assignment book with a difference. Featuring 52 fun, inspirational ideas backed by jargon-free, practical guidance and advice, it is packed with cliché-busting images from some of the best and brightest photographers around. This book offers a weekly dose of inspiration for photographers and image-makers of all levels, and features creative challenges ranging from quick-fire results to more immersive creative techniques. The assignments are designed to kick-start creativity, enhance skills, and build confidence behind the lens. Photographers and image-makers are always on the lookout for creative inspiration and guidance, and 52 Photographic Projects provides both in a fun, accessible format. About The Author An accomplished Lomographer, Kevin Meredith was ranked second in the world at the Lomolympics in Tokyo and was awarded third place at the Lomographic World Congress in Vienna. He is the author of Hot Shots and lives in Brighton, UK.

Publisher: Rotovision Publishing
Size: 242 x 196 mm
288 pages, 350 duotones

Due to be published July 2010. This title is not yet released, orders will be dispatched as soon as stock is available


Publisher's Price: £ 22.95
Kevin Meredith
Publisher's Description
52 Photographic Projects is a photo assignment book with a difference. Featuring 52 fun, inspirational ideas backed by jargon-free, practical guidance and advice, it is packed with cliché-busting images from some of the best and brightest photographers around. This book offers a weekly dose of inspiration for photographers and image-makers of all levels, and features creative challenges ranging from quick-fire results to more immersive creative techniques. The assignments are designed to kick-start creativity, enhance skills, and build confidence behind the lens. Photographers and image-makers are always on the lookout for creative inspiration and guidance, and 52 Photographic Projects provides both in a fun, accessible format. About The Author An accomplished Lomographer, Kevin Meredith was ranked second in the world at the Lomolympics in Tokyo and was awarded third place at the Lomographic World Congress in Vienna. He is the author of Hot Shots and lives in Brighton, UK.

Publisher: Rotovision Publishing
Size: 242 x 196 mm
288 pages, 350 duotones

Due to be published July 2010. This title is not yet released, orders will be dispatched as soon as stock is available


Publisher's Price: £ 22.95
£20.66

Picture of No Plastic Sleeves - The Complete Portfolio Guide for Photographers and Designers
Publisher's Description
Your resume and cover letter, as well as a digital portfolio, business card and mailers, will function as the first contact and impression you make. These items will work to get your ';foot in the door.'; Ultimately, however, it will be your portfolio book or online portfolio website that will land you the job. The creation of your own portfolio is a creative statement about the value you place on your work and craft. This book first uses a system to:

  • find your visual identity, who YOU are
  • use color, typography, and iconography to develop the look and feel of your portfolio package
  • create a layout and composition that you love
  • establish your online presence
  • create content and design of your resume and cover letter
  • construct your portfolio book.

    With hundreds of inspirational photos to guide you, you will also learn bits of useful information along the way about print resolution, marketing ideas, and how to do all of this on a budget. By the end of this book, you will have an out-of-this world portfolio that you will be able to use to establish and secure working relationships with potential employers and clients.

    Publisher: Focal Press
    Size: 216 x 280 mm
    270 pages

    Usually dispatched within 10 working days
  • Larry Volk and Danielle Currier
    Publisher's Description
    Your resume and cover letter, as well as a digital portfolio, business card and mailers, will function as the first contact and impression you make. These items will work to get your ';foot in the door.'; Ultimately, however, it will be your portfolio book or online portfolio website that will land you the job. The creation of your own portfolio is a creative statement about the value you place on your work and craft. This book first uses a system to:

  • find your visual identity, who YOU are
  • use color, typography, and iconography to develop the look and feel of your portfolio package
  • create a layout and composition that you love
  • establish your online presence
  • create content and design of your resume and cover letter
  • construct your portfolio book.

    With hundreds of inspirational photos to guide you, you will also learn bits of useful information along the way about print resolution, marketing ideas, and how to do all of this on a budget. By the end of this book, you will have an out-of-this world portfolio that you will be able to use to establish and secure working relationships with potential employers and clients.

    Publisher: Focal Press
    Size: 216 x 280 mm
    270 pages

    Usually dispatched within 10 working days
  • £21.99

    Picture of Basics Photography: Exposure
    Publisher's Description
    Basics Photography: Exposure is a comprehensive guide to the theory of exposure, explaining the fundamental relationship between the photographic image and the effects of light intensity and duration.

    It describes the use of lens aperture and depth of field in relation to exposure and also outlines the principles of in-camera and hand-held light meters: their strengths, limitations and correct use in a wide variety of lighting situations. Compelling examples taken from contemporary photography are used to support the book’s account of exposure theory.

    Basics Photography: Exposure is a detailed guide to using exposure for expressive purposes, making it an invaluable reference tool to all students of photography.

    Publisher: Ava
    Size: 230 x 160 mm
    184 pages, 200 colour images

    Usually dispatched within 10 working days
    David Präkel
    Publisher's Description
    Basics Photography: Exposure is a comprehensive guide to the theory of exposure, explaining the fundamental relationship between the photographic image and the effects of light intensity and duration.

    It describes the use of lens aperture and depth of field in relation to exposure and also outlines the principles of in-camera and hand-held light meters: their strengths, limitations and correct use in a wide variety of lighting situations. Compelling examples taken from contemporary photography are used to support the book’s account of exposure theory.

    Basics Photography: Exposure is a detailed guide to using exposure for expressive purposes, making it an invaluable reference tool to all students of photography.

    Publisher: Ava
    Size: 230 x 160 mm
    184 pages, 200 colour images

    Usually dispatched within 10 working days
    £17.95

    Picture of Fundamentals of Photography
    Publisher's Description
    The Fundamentals of Photography offers an introduction to the key elements of the discipline, using detailed diagrammatic explanation, associated theories and historical references to explain the underlying principles of photographic practice.

    Accompanied by examples from contemporary practitioners, this title offers a unique insight into the working practices of creative photographers for the student and expert alike. The book contains five different sections, including Equipment, Composition and Technique, Lighting, Genre and finally Processing. Between them these sections will cover everything the reader needs to know about black and white and colour photography, from initial idea through to developing the final print.

    Quick-reference fact files and high-quality illustrations contribute to make The Fundamentals of Photography a must-have manual for anyone getting into photography, and for those keen to refresh and update their skills.

    Publisher: Ava
    Size: 230 x 200 mm
    176 pages, 200 colour images

    Usually dispatched within 10 working days
    Helen Drew
    Publisher's Description
    The Fundamentals of Photography offers an introduction to the key elements of the discipline, using detailed diagrammatic explanation, associated theories and historical references to explain the underlying principles of photographic practice.

    Accompanied by examples from contemporary practitioners, this title offers a unique insight into the working practices of creative photographers for the student and expert alike. The book contains five different sections, including Equipment, Composition and Technique, Lighting, Genre and finally Processing. Between them these sections will cover everything the reader needs to know about black and white and colour photography, from initial idea through to developing the final print.

    Quick-reference fact files and high-quality illustrations contribute to make The Fundamentals of Photography a must-have manual for anyone getting into photography, and for those keen to refresh and update their skills.

    Publisher: Ava
    Size: 230 x 200 mm
    176 pages, 200 colour images

    Usually dispatched within 10 working days
    £17.95

    Picture of Galen Rowell’s Inner Game of Outdoor Photography
    Publisher's Description
    In this renowned guide to capturing the outdoor world on film, Galen Rowell, the master of nature and adventure photography, reveals the art, craft and philosophy behind his world-famous images. Now available in paperback for the first time this ground-breaking work remains both an inspired manual to taking better pictures and an inspiring journey of discovery into the creative process.

    'This is an essential source of inspiration by one of the masters of creative nature photography... a great way to get in the mood for more inventive and inspired photography—as soon as you start reading you’ll be itching to have a go yourself.' BBC Wildlife

    Publisher: W. W. Norton
    Size: 178 x 254 mm
    288 pages, Colour photographs throughout

    Publisher's Price: £22.00
    Galen Rowell
    Publisher's Description
    In this renowned guide to capturing the outdoor world on film, Galen Rowell, the master of nature and adventure photography, reveals the art, craft and philosophy behind his world-famous images. Now available in paperback for the first time this ground-breaking work remains both an inspired manual to taking better pictures and an inspiring journey of discovery into the creative process.

    'This is an essential source of inspiration by one of the masters of creative nature photography... a great way to get in the mood for more inventive and inspired photography—as soon as you start reading you’ll be itching to have a go yourself.' BBC Wildlife

    Publisher: W. W. Norton
    Size: 178 x 254 mm
    288 pages, Colour photographs throughout

    Publisher's Price: £22.00
    £19.80

    Picture of Travel Photography Masterclass
    Publisher's Description
    With Developing Vision and Style, Working the Light and Finding the Picture, Argentum have established a series of Masterclasses that explain the principles of creative photography. In this new title, eight of the world’s most successful photographers share advice, insights and tips on travel photography, based on their own experiences of photographing in locations throughout the world. It’s never been easier either to travel worldwide, or to take the photographs that document those travels. But how, whether we are visiting the temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the towering mountains of Yosemite National Park in America, or the neon-lit skyscrapers of Hong Kong, can we produce an interpretation that is distinctly our own? With contributions from Joe Cornish, David Ward, Charlie Waite, Paul Harris and others, readers will learn how to get the best from each location they visit by considering matters such as the season, climate, time of day, and of course local cultures and customs. Divided into chapters on Landscape, People, Architecture and Nature, this book provides expert advice and invaluable insights covering every area of travel photography. There are also detailed critiques of a wide variety of images, of the kind that are given at a photography workshop. In fact, this book is the next best thing to attending a workshop! Joe Cornish, Charlie Waite and David Ward are the leading landscape photographers in Britain today.

    Publisher:Argentum
    Size: 260 x 230 mm
    160 pages

    Publisher's Price: £ 20.00
    Joe Cornish, Charlie Waite, David Ward and others
    Publisher's Description
    With Developing Vision and Style, Working the Light and Finding the Picture, Argentum have established a series of Masterclasses that explain the principles of creative photography. In this new title, eight of the world’s most successful photographers share advice, insights and tips on travel photography, based on their own experiences of photographing in locations throughout the world. It’s never been easier either to travel worldwide, or to take the photographs that document those travels. But how, whether we are visiting the temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the towering mountains of Yosemite National Park in America, or the neon-lit skyscrapers of Hong Kong, can we produce an interpretation that is distinctly our own? With contributions from Joe Cornish, David Ward, Charlie Waite, Paul Harris and others, readers will learn how to get the best from each location they visit by considering matters such as the season, climate, time of day, and of course local cultures and customs. Divided into chapters on Landscape, People, Architecture and Nature, this book provides expert advice and invaluable insights covering every area of travel photography. There are also detailed critiques of a wide variety of images, of the kind that are given at a photography workshop. In fact, this book is the next best thing to attending a workshop! Joe Cornish, Charlie Waite and David Ward are the leading landscape photographers in Britain today.

    Publisher:Argentum
    Size: 260 x 230 mm
    160 pages

    Publisher's Price: £ 20.00
    £18.00

    Picture of The Fundamentals of Creative Photography
    Publisher's Description
    The Fundamentals of Creative Photography offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of applied creative photography. It explores the basic principles that underpin the discipline, and guides the reader though the practical considerations involved in executing the perfect shot. The book is concerned with photography in a professional context – images that are to be used in the fulfilment of a brief, rather than those created solely for self-expression. Creativity is important, but must be focused on meeting the client’s needs. This title gives a unique insight into professional working practices in the creative imaging industries. It includes guidance on acquiring and developing new skills, the practice of self-promotion and self-administration, and a discussion of the image workflow. It is an ideal introductory text for anyone looking to enter the industry, or for those studying professional practice modules within a lens-based visual arts course. Key features * Explores the basic principles that underpin photography, and guides the student though the practical considerations involved in executing shots. * Deals in practical advice for photographers as working image-makers, from the importance of communication to useful industry information and advice. * Accompanied by a wide range of case studies and examples of work from contemporary photography. Readership: Introductory * The discipline-specific titles in our Fundamentals range are aimed at students embarking on further education and offer a thorough grounding in the subject. * This book provides students with a comprehensive discussion of basic photographic theory and practice, as well as practical advice on operating as a professional photographer. It is ideal for those studying professional practice modules within a lens-based visual arts course.

    Publisher: ava Books
    Size: 230 x 200 mm
    208 pages, 200 duotones

    Usually dispatched within 10 working days
    David Präkel
    Publisher's Description
    The Fundamentals of Creative Photography offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of applied creative photography. It explores the basic principles that underpin the discipline, and guides the reader though the practical considerations involved in executing the perfect shot. The book is concerned with photography in a professional context – images that are to be used in the fulfilment of a brief, rather than those created solely for self-expression. Creativity is important, but must be focused on meeting the client’s needs. This title gives a unique insight into professional working practices in the creative imaging industries. It includes guidance on acquiring and developing new skills, the practice of self-promotion and self-administration, and a discussion of the image workflow. It is an ideal introductory text for anyone looking to enter the industry, or for those studying professional practice modules within a lens-based visual arts course. Key features * Explores the basic principles that underpin photography, and guides the student though the practical considerations involved in executing shots. * Deals in practical advice for photographers as working image-makers, from the importance of communication to useful industry information and advice. * Accompanied by a wide range of case studies and examples of work from contemporary photography. Readership: Introductory * The discipline-specific titles in our Fundamentals range are aimed at students embarking on further education and offer a thorough grounding in the subject. * This book provides students with a comprehensive discussion of basic photographic theory and practice, as well as practical advice on operating as a professional photographer. It is ideal for those studying professional practice modules within a lens-based visual arts course.

    Publisher: ava Books
    Size: 230 x 200 mm
    208 pages, 200 duotones

    Usually dispatched within 10 working days
    £19.95

    Picture of Boyd Norton's Outdoor Digital Photography Handbook: How to Shoot Like a Pro
    Publisher's Description
    Pro photographer Boyd Norton provides expert advice and hard-won secrets on digital wildlife, landscape, and nature photography. Guiding you from the field to the computer, he reveals how to create superb nature and landscape photographs with your digital camera. Lenses, lighting, and much more are discussed for the professional and amateur alike. Filled with helpful tips and tricks, this comprehensive volume will hone your technique while expanding your creativity. The ultimate guide for outdoor photographers making the leap to digital! Publisher:MBI Publishing
    Size: 215 x 279 mm
    192 pages, 225 duotones

    Usually dispatched within 10 working days
    Boyd Norton
    Publisher's Description
    Pro photographer Boyd Norton provides expert advice and hard-won secrets on digital wildlife, landscape, and nature photography. Guiding you from the field to the computer, he reveals how to create superb nature and landscape photographs with your digital camera. Lenses, lighting, and much more are discussed for the professional and amateur alike. Filled with helpful tips and tricks, this comprehensive volume will hone your technique while expanding your creativity. The ultimate guide for outdoor photographers making the leap to digital! Publisher:MBI Publishing
    Size: 215 x 279 mm
    192 pages, 225 duotones

    Usually dispatched within 10 working days
    £16.99

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