Photography and the Art of Seeing

Photography and the Art of Seeing : A Visual Perception Workshop

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The second book in Freeman Patterson's internationally acclaimed series of instructional books on photography and visual design, Photography and the Art of Seeing has now been completely updated and expanded to include technical guidelines adapted for both digital and film photographers. This edition features new, never-before-published photographs, extended captions that include valuable technical information and fresh personal commentary on more than 60 new pictures selected for this edition. The jargon-free text provides techniques and innovative exercises for breaking with traditional concepts of design, enabling the photographer to develop a keen awareness of subject matter and a direction for composing the picture. Photography and the Art of Seeing is also a workshop for all visual artists that includes lessons on the fundamentals of perception and overcoming obstacles in their more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 200.66 x 205.74 x 12.7mm | 521.63g
  • Ontario, Canada
  • English
  • 4th
  • Colour photos throughout
  • 1554079802
  • 9781554079803
  • 51,304

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This is the newest edition of a classic, showcasing superb color shots, offering lucid explanations of how to get the best photo by seeing well, all with a hope to help you capture and produce an effective expression. This is a fully re-done version, beautifully designed, on the glories of the craft of photography and how to combine technical excellence with passion and art. Very useful.--Byron Borger"Hearts and Minds Books" (12/16/2011)show more

About Freeman Patterson

Freeman Patterson has published 12 books and won numerous awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the North American Nature Photography Association. Patterson lives in Shamper's Bluff, New Brunswick, an ecological reserve of over 200 acres, which he recently donated to the Nature Conservancy of more

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