A Short Course in Photography: Digital (3rd edition)

A Short Course in Photography: Digital (3rd edition)

By: Barbara London (author), Jim Stone (author)Paperback

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Demonstrates basic techniques in digital photography Modeled after the widely used A Short Course in Photography:Film and Darkroom, the third edition of A Short Course in Photography: Digital presents photography entirely in its current, electronic form. This brief title demonstrates greater emphasis on the most up-to-date learning techniques, allowing students to keep up with modern technology. A Short Course in Photography: Digital teaches readers to emphasize their choices in picture making by presenting in depth basic techniques of photography. In additional to covering the basic techniques of photography, this title covers the impact of computers on this important art form. MyArtsLab is an integral part of the London / Stone program. Engaging activities and assessment are part of a teaching and learning system that helps students gain a broader understanding of photography. With MyArtsLab, students can explore in-depth analyses of relevant artwork, architecture, artistic techniques, and more. ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- 0205991602 / 9780205991600 A Short Course in Digital Photography Plus NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205206565 / 9780205206568 NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205998259 / 9780205998258 A Short Course in Digital Photography

About Author

Jim Stone is an Associate Professor of Photography at the University of New Mexico. His photographs have been collected by the Museum of Modern Art and The Smithsonian American Art Museum, among many others. Books of his work include Stranger Than Fiction (Light Work, 1993),Historiostomy (Piltdown Press, 2001), and Why My Pictures are Good (Nazraeli Press, 2005). He has also published six higher education titles that are widely used in university courses: A User(1)s Guide to the View Camera, Darkroom Dynamics, Photography, Photography: The Essential Way, A Short Course in Photography, and A Short Course in Digital Photography. Barbara London has authored and co-authored many photography books from their first editions to their current ones, including Photography, Photography: The Essential Way, A Short Course in Photography, A Short Course in Digital Photography, The Photograph Collector's Guide, and more.


In This Section: I) Brief Table of Contents II) Detailed Table of Contents I) Brief Table of Contents Chapter 1. Camera Chapter 2. Lens Chapter 3. Light and Exposure Chapter 4. The Digital Darkroom Chapter 5. Image Editing Chapter 6. Printing and Display Chapter 7. Organizing and Storing Chapter 8. Lighting Chapter 9. Seeing Like a Camera Chapter 10. History of Photography II) Detailed Table of Contents Chapter 1. Camera Getting Started Getting your camera ready Focusing and setting the exposure Exposure readout Exposing images What will you photograph? Types of Cameras Basic Camera Controls More about Camera Controls Inside a digital single-lens reflex camera Shutter Speed Affects light and motion Use it creatively Aperture Affects light and depth of field Use it creatively Shutter Speed and Aperture Blur vs. depth of field Getting the Most from Your Camera and Lens Chapter 2. Lens Lens Focal Length The basic difference between lenses Normal Focal Length The most like human vision Long Focal Length Telephoto lenses Short Focal Length Wide-angle lenses Zoom, Macro, and Fisheye Lenses Focus and Depth of Field Automatic Focus Depth of Field Controlling sharpness in a photograph More about Depth of Field How to preview it Perspective How a photograph shows depth Lens Attachments Close-ups and Filters Chapter 3. Light and Exposure Sensor and Pixels Pixels and Resolution Color in Photography White Balance Using Histograms Exposure Meters What different types do How to calculate and adjust an exposure manually Overriding an Automatic Exposure Camera Making an Exposure of an Average Scene Exposing Scenes that are Lighter or Darker than Average Backlighting Exposing Scenes with High Contrast HDR High dynamic range Chapter 4. The Digital Darkroom Equipment and Materials You'll Need Pictures Are Files Digital Color Modes, gamuts, spaces, and profiles Channels Calibrating for accuracy Working with Camera Raw Setting up a Workflow Stay organized Workflow programs: Aperture and Lightroom Importing an Image Scanning Chapter 5. Image Editing Getting Started Editing an Image Adjusting an Image Levels Curves Adjusting Part of an Image Selections More Techniques Layers Retouching Sharpening Compositing Color Into black and white Filters An Editing Workflow Ethics and Digital Imaging Chapter 6. Printing and Display Printers and Drivers Papers and Inks Soft Proofing Panoramic Photographs Presenting Your Work Framing Matting a print Mounting a Print Equipment and materials you'll need Dry Mounting a Print Step by Step Bleed Mounting/Overmatting Chapter 7. Organizing and Storing Image Storage Using Metadata Software for Organizing Archiving Images and Prints Chapter 8. Lighting Qualities of Light From direct to diffused Existing Light Use what's available The Main Light The strongest source of light Fill Light To lighten shadows Simple Portrait Lighting Using Artificial Light Photolamp or flash More about Flash How to position it Using Flash Chapter 9. Seeing Like a Camera What's in the Picture The edges or frame The background Focus Which parts are sharp Time and Motion in a Photograph Depth in a Picture Three dimensions become two Chaos becomes order Photographing for Meaning Portraits Informal: Finding them Formal: Setting them up Photographing the Landscape Photographing the Cityscape Photographing Inside Responding to Photographs Chapter 10. History of Photography Daguerrotype "Designs on silver bright" Calotype Pictures on paper Collodion Wet-Plate Sharp and reproducible Gelatin Emulsion/Roll-Film Base Photography for everyone Color Photography Early Portraits Early Travel Photography Early Images of War Time and Motion in Early Photographs The Photograph as Document Photography and Social Change Photojournalism Photography as Art in the 19th Century Pictorial Photography and the Photo-Secession The Direct Image in Art The Quest for a New Vision Photography as Art in the 1950s and 1960s Photography as Art in the 1970s and 1980s Digital Photography Predecessors Becomes Mainstream How to Learn More Troubleshooting Photographers' Web Sites

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  • ISBN13: 9780205998258
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780205998258
  • weight: 782
  • ISBN10: 0205998259
  • edition: 3rd edition

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