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Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Robert Hirsch

Focal Press

Paperback | Sep 2007 | #171971 | ISBN-13: 9780240808550
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About this book

&i;Light & Lens: Photography in the Digital Age&o; is a groundbreaking introductory book that clearly and concisely provides the instruction and building blocks necessary to create thought-provoking digitally based photographs. It is an adventurous idea book that features numerous classroom-tested assignments and exercises from leading photographic educators to encourage you to critically explore and make images from the photographers eye, an aesthetic point of view.

Whether you use a digital SLR or a point-and-shoot camera, you'll get new strategies to master composition, design and light. View the full range of the digital terrain with stunning images and commentary by over 190 international artists.


About the author:
Robert Hirsch is a renowned photographer, educator, historian and writer. His book credits include Photographic Possibilities - The Expressive Use of Ideas, Materials and Processes; Exploring Color Photography - From the Darkroom to the Digital Studio; and Seizing the Light - A History of Photography. He has had many one-person shows and curated numerous exhibitions. Hirsch has also conducted many workshops and interviewed eminent photographers of our time. The former executive director of CEPA Gallery, he is now the director of Light Research in Buffalo, New York, and on the Visual Studies faculty of University of Buffalo/The State University of New York. This title applies technology in the service of ideas. It emphasizes conceptual problem solving in photography today.

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