Photography, Books a la Carte Plus NEW MyArtsLab with eText -- Access Card Package, 11th Edition

By Barbara London, John Upton, Jim Stone

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 28, 2013

Description

The most comprehensive, up-to-date resource for today's photography students

 

Photography 11th edition offers an in-depth approach to photography that spans the ever-changing landscape of photography – from dark-room to digital print. This edition presents all facets of photography, laying out what you need to know to make photographs with digital tools as well as the integral steps to perfecting film print.

 

MyArtsLab is an integral part of the London/Upton/Stone program. Key learning applications include videos, simulations, and MediaShare.

 

A better teaching and learning experience

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here’s how:

  • Personalize Learning— MyArtsLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance.
  • Improve Critical ThinkingVisual aids and detailed coverage of key elements help students examine art more critically .
  • Engage StudentsUpdated images, MyArtsLab, and the clarity of the text provide a wonderful engaging student experience.
  • Support InstructorsInstructor resources are available in one convenient location. Figures, videos, and teacher support materials create a dynamic, engaging course.

This Book a la Carte Edition is an unbound, three-hole punched, loose-leaf version of the textbook and provides students the opportunity to personalized their book by incorporating their own notes and taking the portion of the book they need to class – all at a fraction of the bound book price.

Table of Contents

In this Section:
1) Brief Table of Contents

2) Full Table of Contents

 


 

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Chapter 1. Getting Started

Chapter 2. Camera

Chapter 3. Lens

Chapter 4. Exposure, Sensors and Film

Chapter 5. Color

Chapter 6. Setting up a Digital Darkroom

Chapter 7. Image Editing

Chapter 8. Digital Printing

Chapter 9. Organizing and Storing Your Work

Chapter 10. Print Finishing and Display

Chapter 11. Lighting

Chapter 12. Extending the Image

Chapter 13. Seeing Photographs

Chapter 14. History of Photography

 


 

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Chapter 1. Getting Started

Introducing the Camera

Getting Your Camera Ready

Focusing and Setting the Exposure

Taking Your Picture

What Will You Photograph?

 

Chapter 2. Camera

Basic Camera Controls

The Shutter

The Aperture

Using Shutter and Aperture Together

Choosing a Camera

Keeping the Camera Steady

 

Chapter 3. Lens

From Pinhole to Lens

Lens Focal Length

Special-Purpose Lenses

Focusing your Lenses

Focus and Depth of Field

Perspective

Guidelines for Buying a Lens

Getting the Most from your Camera and Lens

 

Chapter 4. Exposure, Sensors and Film

Exposure Basics

How to Meter

Responding to Light

Selecting and Using Film

Exposure Latitude and Dynamic Range

Film and Sensor Speed

Using Filters

Extending Beyond Visible Light

Using Exposure

 

Chapter 5. Color

Color: Additive or Subtractive

Color Photographs: Three Image Layers

Color Characteristics

Color Balance

Making a Color Print from a Negative

 

Chapter 6. Setting up a Digital Darkroom

Hardware and Software

Photographs Are Files

Color Management

Channels

Histograms

Importing Your Images

Setting Up a Workflow

Workflow Applications

 

Chapter 7. Image Editing

Digital Post-Processing: Getting Started

An Image-Editing Workflow

Adjusting Color and Value

Adjusting All or Part of an Image

Other Editing Commands

Compositing

 

Chapter 8. Digital Printing

Printers and Printing

Printing Options

Display your Work

Ethics: How Far Can You Go?

 

Chapter 9. Organizing and Storing Your Work

Image Storage

Metadata: Data About Your Files

Software to Keep You Organized

Archiving Digital Images

Archiving Film and Prints

 

Chapter 10. Print Finishing and Display

Spotting to Remove Minor Flows

Mounting a Print

 

Chapter 11. Lighting

Direction of Light

Degree of Diffusion: From Hart to Soft Light

Available Light – Outdoors

Available Lights – Indoors

Artificial Light

The Main Light: The Dominant Source

The Fill Light: To Lighten Shadows

Lighting with Flash

Simple Portrait Lighting

Multiple-Light Portrait Setups

Lighting Textured Objects

Lighting Reflective Objects

Lighting Translucent Objects

Using Lighting

 

Chapter 12. Extending the Image

Using Scale

Multiple Images

Fabricated to be Photographed

The Photograph as Object

Using Projections

Making a Book

Alternative Processes

Pinhole Photography

How to Make a Close-Up Photograph

 

Chapter 13. Seeing Photographs

Basic Choices

Basic Design

More Choices

Looking at – and Talking About – Photographs

Showing Your Work to Editors and Others

 

Chapter 14. History of Photography

The Invention of Photography

Daguerreotype: “Designs on Silver Bright”

Calotype: Pictures on Paper

Collodion Wet-Plate: Sharp and Reproducible

Gelatin/Emulsion/Roll-Film Basse: Photography for Everyone

Color Photography

Early Portraits

Early Travel Photography

Early Images of War

Time and Motion in Early Photography

The Photograph as a 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 Becomes Mainstream

A Gallery of Contemporary Photography

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ISBN-10: 0-205-96878-3

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-96878-7

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