Category: Photography

By Rafael Goldchain

Rafael Goldchain’s "I Am My relations" is a relations album of conventional portrait photos with an unconventional twist: the single topic is Goldchain himself. In an tricky strategy regarding genealogical study, using makeup, hair styling, gown, and props, Goldchain transforms himself into his ancestors and captures their personifications with the digicam. Taking a few liberties with historic accuracy, Goldchain has assembled a desirable forged of characters: from his short-story-writing grandfather, to his great-aunts Pola and Fela, to the Rabbi Gur’s nephew in marriage ceremony costume, Goldchain reinvents himself again and again. those fantastically reproduced self-portraits hint the evolution of Jewish tradition from culture to modernity and invite us to have interaction the background of a relatives decimated and scattered by means of the nerve-racking occasions of the 20 th century. that includes an insightful essay by way of curator Martha Langford, the pix are complemented via a variety of the archival photographs on which they're established in addition to choices from the artist’s handwritten sketchbooks.

Show description

Read more

From senior protect puppy to foreign megastar, Marnie the puppy has a photograph book!

Once an outdated, ill puppy who was once came across at the streets and named "Stinky," Marnie the puppy obtained a moment rent on existence while she used to be followed from a preserve at age ten. quickly, her signature appears to be like and endearing character could seize the hearts of not just her new proprietor, yet approximately each person she encountered. After pictures and video clips of Marnie began circulating on-line, Marnie started fascinating hundreds of thousands over the world.

Whether you are a puppy or human, Marnie proves it truly is by no means too overdue to begin a brand new bankruptcy of your lifestyles and stay it to the fullest. utilizing a cosmopolitan inventive technique compromised of limitless treats and many love, Marnie and her human better half have created their first e-book of never-before-seen photos--and a couple of classics, too.

Praise for "Marnie the puppy: i am a Book":

"Wow, i am a e-book haha lol" -- Marnie the puppy

Show description

Read more

By Martin Evening

Proven bestseller: CS3 variation has offered over 55,000 copies worldwide!

Martin Evening's Adobe Photoshop for Photographers titles became vintage reference resources for photographers in any respect ability degrees. no matter if you're an complete person or simply beginning out, the Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers ebook encompasses a wealth of functional recommendation, tricks and easy methods to assist you in attaining professional-looking effects. Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers starts with an outline of the Photoshop interface and the basics of the way to take advantage of Photoshop, via the right way to configure and optimize your computer's functionality to run this system after which it dives immediately into the necessities of digital camera uncooked picture enhancing. The polishing bankruptcy indicates easy methods to use the digicam uncooked controls to procure optimal catch sprucing and noise relief and the necessities bankruptcy outlines how you can paintings with the entire simple photograph adjustment instruments which are within the software, a few of which were there because the very starting. useful workshops help you grasp the fundamental suggestions, equivalent to colour correction, retouching concepts, firming a black and white photo, developing composite pictures and so forth. each one approach is defined in step by step aspect, displaying precisely which command to exploit, even if you're operating with a Mac or computing device computing device. The accompanying DVD includes a Photoshop for Photographers support consultant. this is often provided in an internet browser structure for you to both run from the DVD or replica on your desktop hard drive for off-line viewing. the assistance advisor features a entire consultant to the entire instruments and panels in Photoshop in addition to different goods within the software. it truly is like having an off-line guide with which to benefit extra approximately what every one Photoshop software and palette does. The advisor additionally presents a hundred and twenty mins of motion picture tutorials on Photoshop CS4. while you're simply starting to paintings with electronic photographs or are searhing for new rules, the simplest innovations and how one can increase the standard of your paintings, this can be the booklet for you!

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics usually are not included.

Show description

Read more

By Mitchell Kanashkevich

Are you benefiting from it to create attractive images?

In common gentle, seasoned commute photographer Mitchell Kanashkevich unearths his secrets and techniques for utilizing ordinary gentle to reinforce the temper, surroundings, and caliber of images.

You’ll the right way to create beautiful photographs anyplace you're, and no matter what your subject—without spending a dime on fancy equipment.

Beautiful photography… similar to nature meant it.

Show description

Read more

By Susan Sontag

Winner of the nationwide ebook Critics' Circle Award for Criticism.

One of the main very popular books of its type, On Photography first seemed in 1977 and is defined by means of its writer as "a development of essays in regards to the that means and profession of photographs." It starts with the well-known "In Plato's Cave"essay, then bargains 5 different prose meditations in this subject, and concludes with a desirable and far-reaching "Brief Anthology of Quotations."

Show description

Read more

By Lance Keimig

Night photographers have one titanic factor in universal: a real love of the darkish. instead of taking a look at evening images as an extension of daylight hours taking pictures with extra issues, they embody the original demanding situations of nocturnal images for the great wealth of inventive possibilities it bargains. that is simply what this e-book does. but when the belief of starting off into the deep, darkish evening with simply your digital camera (and possibly a cup of espresso) will get your inventive juices flowing, dive correct in. Lance Keimig, one of many most advantageous specialists on evening images, has prepare a finished reference that might express you the way to catch pictures you by no means concept attainable. when you've got a few adventure with images and feature continually desired to attempt capturing at evening, you will research the fundamentals for movie or electronic capturing. if you are already a pro professional, you are going to discover ways to use subtle strategies comparable to mild portray and drawing, stacking photographs to create lengthy famous person trails, and extra. A bankruptcy at the heritage of evening images describes the fabrics and techniques that made evening images attainable, and introduces the photographers who've outlined evening images as an inventive medium. A bankruptcy on the best way to use renowned software program programs resembling Lightroom and Photoshop particularly with night photographs exhibits you ways to make the ultimate changes on your nocturnal creations. during this ebook you will find historical past, conception, and plenty of sensible guide on procedure, all illustrated with transparent, concise examples, diagrams and charts that make stronger the textual content, and encouraging colour and black and white photographs from the writer and different luminaries within the box, together with Scott Martin, Dan Burkholder, Tom Paiva, Troy Paiva, Christian Waeber, Jens Warnecke and Cenci Goepel, with Foreword through Steve Harper.

Show description

Read more

By Peter Bilous

Teaching newcomers the best way to input into the sphere nude images, this advisor discusses a wide-range of topics—from idea in the course of the genuine shoots to modifying and assessment. Approached systematically, the simple circulation of steps supply worthwhile perception into deciding on inventive as opposed to advertisement imagery, discovering versions who go well with the work’s aim, concepts for operating with types, choosing the perfect atmosphere and lights, retaining path and a brief velocity in the course of a consultation, and processing the pictures and stories. additionally integrated is details on making a web site, designing a portfolio, and getting ready for gallery presentation. the guidelines and course expressed during this quantity are designed as a kick off point for even higher creative expression or advertisement luck with photographing nudes. 

Show description

Read more

By Dyanna Dawson, J.T. Tran

Urban sidewalks are a concrete runway of fashion ideas simply begging to be photographed. For starting and professional shutterbugs alike, this useful handbook is the final word consultant to shooting nice appears to be like noticed in the street. In breezy available textual content, the style writers in the back of the preferred web publication road type kind exhibit insider pointers on the entire necessities: making a choice on on-the-go digicam gear, forthcoming and styling topics, securing version releases, composing and lights a major shot, making a road kind weblog, and much more. absolutely illustrated with a whole lot super-chic instance pictures, this publication deals lots of useful suggestion for budding road type photographers, plus never-ending suggestion for type seekers.

Show description

Read more

By Rob Sheppard

Learn to take greater photographs during this step by step, how-to photography advisor choked with pointers on lights, apparatus, suggestion, and more.

Featuring greater than 2 hundred of grasp photographer paintings Wolfe's wonderful images, The artwork of the Photograph helps beginner photographers of all degrees holiday undesirable conduct and shatter universal but improper assumptions that carry many photographers again. this is often Wolfe’s final grasp classification, during which he stocks crucial insights and methods realized in 4 a long time of award-winning images. in addition to co-author Rob Sheppard, Wolfe demanding situations us to forestall targeting topics we suppose we must always picture and as a substitute, to “see like a digital camera sees,” hunt down a private standpoint, and build gorgeous, significant pictures. You’ll additionally learn the way to:

·      Reexamine prejudices that outline (and restrict) what you photograph
·      See past the topic to enable gentle and shadow lead you to the suitable image
·      locate idea, together with the tale in the back of Wolfe's personal photographic journey.
·      Use formal artwork rules to construct extra compelling images.
·      decide upon the precise digital camera and lens for the picture you notice on your mind's eye.
·      realize the ten lethal sins of composition—and the best way to stay away from them.
·      …and even get a behind-the-lens examine Wolfe’s gear and workflow.

Show description

Read more

By Vincent Laforet

There's an artwork to shooting a photograph that tells a narrative. you must recognize what belongs within the body and what to go away out, what to stress within the photograph that provides to the tale, and the way to take advantage of mild, form, and colour all to specific which means whereas lending aesthetic price to the picture itself. Vincent LaforetPulitzer Prize-winning photographer and voted one of many "100 so much Influential humans in images" by way of American Photo gives a unprecedented look at the artwork of images via his lens as a grasp editorial and advertisement photographer.

This attractive ebook comprises full-color spreads, with scene information and technical info to assist inform the visible tales of larger-than-life existence occasions comparable to typhoon Katrina, the Olympic video games, and the warfare region of Pakistan. With over a hundred photographs incorporated, you'll achieve vital insights into how one can in attaining comparable looks—blending what the digital camera does with the tales you must tell.

  • Learn how the foundations of photojournalism may be utilized to telling tales with a unmarried image.
  • Use mild, form, and colour to create wealthy pictures that inform the tale in addition to upload sensitivity to attractiveness and emotion.
  • Learn how the connection among foreground and history can be utilized to creatively produce photographs with robust influence, and select lenses in accordance with this discovery.
  • Understand the worth of a picture and produce a closer tale of the topic in any style of images, together with landscapes, close-ups, graphics, motion pictures, aerials, and extra.
  • Receive an up-close and private view of the writer and his paintings by way of gazing over 60 video clips at the accompanying DVD.   

Show description

Read more