Contents

Introduction vii

About the authors viii

Picture Making 1

1 Seeing and photographing 1

Using the viewfinder - framing up 5

3 Creating a point of emphasis 9

4 Picking lighting conditions 13

5 Pattern, texture and shape 16

6 Using color 20 Projects Developing a personal approach 23

Camera, Sensors and Film 25

7 Camera principles 25

8 The camera 29

9 Sensors 44

10 Films 51

11 Scanners 55

Creative Use of Camera Controls 63

12 Shutter speeds and movement 63

13 Focus and aperture 65

14 Choice of exposure 71

15 Changing focal length 80

16 Set for digital success 88 Projects 101

Pant 4 ¿i-

Tackling Different Photographic Subjects

104

17

People

104

18

Places

109

13

Animal portraits

120

20

Landscapes

124

21

Close-up subjects

131

22

Action and sports photographs

137

Projects Tackling self-set themes

1 43

Pant 5 fci!

Controlling Light

145

23

Lighting for people photographs

145

24

Lighting objects

150

25

Outside shooting

153

26

Flash and its control

155

27

Layout and lighting in the studio

162

Projects

166

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