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Photography Foundations for Art and Design: The creative photography handbook Paperback – 15 Mar 2007

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Product details

  • Paperback: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press; 4 edition (15 Mar. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0240520505
  • ISBN-13: 978-0240520506
  • Product Dimensions: 24.6 x 18.9 x 1.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 194,355 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Anyone starting to take an interest in this field will find this book an invaluable reference. The author's easy way of imparting his knowledge and enthusiasm for photography comes through from beginning to end. Each section of the book is fully illustrated in colour. Many of the images which are used to illustrate a point are by world renowned photographers. This the fourth edition has been brought right up to date, and now includes all the latest innovations and techniques of the digital photographic world."
Sid Pearce FRPS EFIAP

Reviews of previous editions:

"This is another great book for all of those who are starting to learn the tools and techniques of photography. It is written in a clear, and well-illustrated set of exercises, that will help you build all of your photo skills, and make quality images. Both teachers and students will love all of the information they will find in this book, and will use it as a constant reference source." - www.apogeephoto.com

'An excellent book, perfectly pitched for students at this level. I wish we could afford to buy more copies!' (Teacher, GNVQ Art & Design)

'Full of interesting ideas and assignments which will keep a photographer busy for a long time to come. If any student of photography, formal or informal and of any age, only ever buys one book on photography, this should be the one.' The Photographic Journal

'This type of book is few and far between' (Teacher of GCSE/C&G Photography, Pre Degree and GNVQ)

About the Author

Mark Galer is the Program Director and Senior lecturer at RMIT University in the School of Media and Communication, Australia. He is also co-writer of their popular online photography courses. He has lectured in photography in the UK and Australia and has worked commercially as a freelance photographer on corporate and editorial assignments. He has written numerous top-selling photography books, including Photography Foundations for Art & Design, the Popular Photoshop Elements; Maximum Performance and Photoshop; Essential Skills series. He is an Official Adobe Ambassador for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.


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This is a really well structured book, easy to follow and understand with plenty of diagrams. The 4th edition has the added chapter of still life which the 3rd doesn't have.
My only disappointment with this book was the amount of film photography literature that has been cut out as this book mainly focuses on digital processes. I don't see why they couldn't keep the film stuff in and add to it? It would have been nice to have the comparisons of both processes on specific subjects such as solarisation/sabattier effect, and toning and tinting.... It would have been good to show the foundations of what the digital side is based on; as good and convenient as digital is it is always good to grasp the basics in the darkroom first.
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Although I have an HNC in photography I was recommended to purchase this book. It is extremely well written and laid out, and easy to understand. It has practical assignments to complete which reinforces the learning. It is recommended as a course book for 'A' level students of photography but more experienced photographers will find it very useful. Photography Foundations for Art and Design: The creative photography handbookI would further add that there are not many books of this quality and coverage for this level of learning.

An excellent book and most strongly recommended.
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Having borrowed this gem of a book from the college library repeatedly I brought this to allow me to study more at home. It's definitely well worth the buy, would love to have it in physical form but the price is currently too much.
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By Tf on 30 Sept. 2010
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Excellent book, teacher of photography looking for a book that would be useful for my students (and me). Great project and examples, basic elements broken down into manageable bites. Would advise any novices, students, amateurs to get this book.
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I really think given all the under-lining and felt pen scoring that this book was seriously overpriced. I knew it was used but this was alot worse than i was expecting given the price.
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