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    DescriptionThe best way to learn is by doing. "The Photographer's Playbook" features photography assignments, as well as ideas, stories and anecdotes from many of the world's most talented photographers and photography professionals. Whether you're looking for exercises to improve your craft--alone or in a group--or you're interested in learning more about the medium, this playful collection will inspire fresh ways of engaging with photographic process. Inside you will find advice for better shooting and editing, creative ways to start new projects, games and activities and insight into the practices of those responsible for our most iconic photographs--John Baldessari, Tina Barney, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Jim Goldberg, Miranda July, Susan Meiselas, Stephen Shore, Alec Soth, Tim Walker and many more. The book also features a Polaroid alphabet by Mike Slack, which divides each chapter, and a handy subject guide. Edited by acclaimed photographers Jason Fulford and Gregory Halpern, the assignments and project ideas in this book are indispensable for teachers and students, and great fun for everyone fascinated by taking pictures. Jason Fulford is a photographer and cofounder of the non-profit publisher J&L Books. He has lectured at more than a dozen art schools and universities and is a contributing editor to "Blind Spot" magazine. Fulford's photographs have been featured in "Harper's," the "New York Times Magazine," "Time," "Blind Spot," "Aperture," and on book jackets for Don DeLillo, John Updike, Bertrand Russell, Jorge Luis Borges, Terry Eagleton, Ernest Hemingway and Richard Ford. His published books include "Sunbird" (2000), "Crushed" (2003), "Raising Frogs for $$$" (2006), "The Mushroom Collector" (2010) and "Hotel Oracle" (2013). Gregory Halpern received a BA in history and literature from Harvard University and an MFA from California College of the Arts. His third book of photographs, entitled "A," is a photographic ramble through the streets of the American Rust Belt. His other books include "Omaha Sketchbook" and "Harvard Works Because We Do." He currently teaches at the Rochester Institute of Technology.


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    Title
    The Photographer's Playbook
    Subtitle
    307 Assignments and Ideas
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jason Fulford, By (author) Gregory Halpern
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 440
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 760 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781597112475
    ISBN 10: 159711247X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AJB
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25870
    LC classification: TR
    BISAC V2.8: PHO004000
    Abridged Dewey: 770
    DC22: 779.092
    B&T Approval Code: A06200000
    BISAC V2.8: PHO005000
    DC23: 779.092
    Thema V1.0: AJCD
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    aperture
    Imprint name
    aperture
    Publication date
    30 June 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York