Photography: History. Art. Technique (Hardcover)

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By Tom Ang
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Learn how to take photos like the greats! Transform an interest in photography into an exciting hobby or possible professional endeavor with this fantastic photography book

The pages of this photography guide book take you on a journey through the development of photography. Explore its history, how it became an art form and how to apply its techniques to your own photos to create stunning photographic works!
Photography: History. Art. Technique. is the perfect photographic coffee table book for budding photographers who are fascinated by the history of photography and want to learn how to improve their skills. You’ll discover:

   • All the basics of photography and tips for using a smartphone to create stunning photos.
   • An in-depth introduction to the history of photography.
   • A new, larger format that makes the content clearer and more accessible.

The development of photography is possibly one of the most extraordinary feats of modern technology. Photography: History. Art. Technique. captures the most awe-inspiring photos and people that have pushed the boundaries of this medium, and the genres they’ve experimented with like landscapes, portraits, wildlife and art photography.

The second half of this photography book delves into using the technical aspects of your camera like aperture, contrast, light, accessories and digital editing. Author Tom Ang further includes masterclasses that cover the key features of each photographic style, the photographers that influence them and how to apply these techniques in your own photography!

About the Author

Tom Ang is an award-winning photographer, author, and TV broadcaster. He has written many bestselling books for DK, including How to Photograph Absolutely Everything; Digital Photography Masterclass; The Digital Photographer's Handbook, which has sold more than half a million copies and has been translated into 20 languages; and Photography: The Definitive Visual History, which was an Amazon Number 1 bestseller in Photography in 2016. He was a university lecturer in photography for 12 years, has exhibited internationally, has contributed to numerous photography magazines, and has served as a juror for prestigious international photography competitions.

Praise For…

"The compendium deserves consideration as a teaching text for middle and high school libraries." – VOYA Magazine

"Photography is 'a true celebration of the greatest photographs and photographers from around the world.'" – Shutterbug Magazine

Product Details
ISBN: 9781465481832
ISBN-10: 1465481834
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: September 10th, 2019
Pages: 336
Language: English