The Art of Photography. 2 reviews. by Bruce Barnbaum. Publisher: Rocky Nook. Release Date: November ISBN: View table of contents. Announcing a reduced price for remaining copies of the acclaimed 1st edition of: “The Art of Photography an Approach to Personal Expression”. Bruce’s. Bruce Barnbaum · Home · About · Workshops · Books · Essay. prev / next. Back to Home. 0. Abstracts. BasinMtn.

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In eighteen chapters, the book covers much ground. There are very few things I did not like in this book. The images are beautiful. This book goes in different chapters to help you decide where to start, how and why. The text is almost useless. Please note, the second edition of this book, The Art of Photography 2nd Edition will be available in paperback and digital formats beginning in early I read as much as I could and had to give up.

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Although his Really inspiring treatise on photography. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Want to Read saving…. I’m sure no matter what experince you already have, this book will inspire you and add to you more. The Art of Photography: I don’t find it too useful. It was originally published in – so the book is largely oriented around film photography – but it is completely relevant for digital aft.

This latest incarnation of his textbook, which has evolved, grown, and been refined over the past 35 years, will prove to be an ongoing, invaluable photographic reference for years to come.


The zone system gives you a negative that yields a straight print of exactly what you saw in the field, with no burning or dodging required.

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See 2 questions about The Art of Photography…. By far the best book on photography as an art, that I came across so far. I’d recomment it to every photographer whether bfuce has been baenbaum month since adt got your camera and you want to learn the basics or you’re been shooting fo My first book to read in and once it got between my hands all I thought of is: No trivia or quizzes yet.

Gave me lots of insights into how I can improve. With well over beautiful photographic illustrations in both black-and-white and color, as well as numerous charts, graphs, and tables, this book presents the world of photography to beginner, intermediate, and advanced photographers seeking to make a personal statement through the medium of photography.

All black-and-white photographs need a good black, a good white, and tones in between. One very important subject is well described in this book, that is Zone system. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of bruve The Art of Photography 2 reviews. There is a big section on film and darkroom techniques that I skipped over.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Looking for beautiful books? Yet he goes well beyond the technical as he delves deeply into the philosophical, expressive, and creative aspects of photography.

Highly recommend to anyone, no narnbaum are you using film barnbau not. It even lies flat when opened to the page you want. I feel many “modern” read “digital” photographers would get bored with a large portion of this book. Shifts your thinking when it coming to photography. Dec 15, Kai Pak rated it it was amazing. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


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The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression by Bruce Barnbaum

While very brief, I found them out of place in a book on photography. Rat are 10 zones in the zone system. If you can get past the occasional moralising, it’s really quite informative. Excellent and comprehensive in it’s scope. Worth having for sure. Chapter 11 introduces digital photography as a complement to its film counterpart. Good luck with your shots.

The Art of Photography : An Approach to Personal Expression

In his accessible style, Barnbaum presents how-to techniques for both traditional and digital approaches. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more. The Interwebs and libraries are abound in material describing techniques.

Being able to get inside the head of a photographer who has mastered the medium as an artform photoggaphy unique. The prime focus of the book remains squarely on creative, expressive, artistic photography.