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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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While there’s plenty of technical info, what really made this book so worth reading for me as an amateur photographer was it’s focus pun intended on photographic seeing and using photography to capture a mood, an emotion, a sensation. This book is mostly for film camera and development of films. About the Author Bruce Barnbaum, of Granite Falls, WA, entered photography as a hobbyist in the s, and after four decades, it is still his hobby.

Photographic Looking and Seeing Step 2: Had to skip lot of content on developing and pr I thought of writing review for this book when I finish the initial chapters on “art side” of photography.

This is a newly revised edition of the classic book The Art of Photography first published inwhich has often been described as the most readable, understandable, and comprehensive textbook on photography. Don’t have a Kindle? Some parts of the book are more applicable to film, but I still improved my digital techniques by studying the concepts.

I liked the sections about art more than those about technique, which I find too narrowly boxed in the Zone System. It is truly the resource of choice for the thinking photographer. Reading this book is not a small task. This newest incarnation of his book, which has evolved over the past 35 years, will prove to be an invaluable photographic reference for years to come.


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Simply, these categories of professionals may severely limit the art and published expression of artists brnbaum “what sells” or to what each artist has come to be known for. I’m at the point in experience where I still struggle with technical details; but that kind of information is relatively plentiful.

After working for several years as a mathematical analyst and computer programmer for missile guidance systems, he abruptly left the field and turned to photography. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. 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 Bruce Barnbaum brufe an amazing photographer who has the ability to create a great visual communication with you through his photography.

Dec 17, Justin Price rated it really liked it. Would recommend to new and experienced photographers. Jul 12, Diego Vasquez rated it it was amazing. Doesn’t matter if you’re focused on digital or traditional print, I think what Barnbaum has to say here transcends all of that.

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It even lies flat when opened to the page you want. Had to skip lot of content bbruce developing and printing techniques. Box Granite Falls, WA Design, Color, and Composition in Photography.

Bruce has authored several books, some of which have become classics. The middle chapters are concerened ent It’s a bit up and down this book. Bruce Barnbaum is recognized as one of the world’s finest landscape and architectural photographers, and for decades has been considered one of the best instructors in the field of photoyraphy.


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I also found a lot of his photos were not to my tastes at all, especailly the abstracts, but that’s not really the point of the book. Through his workshops, articles, lectures, books, barnbwum innovative photography, Bruce has become a well-known and highly-respected photographer, educator, and pioneer. The Secrets to Creating Amazing Photos: Illustrations note Illustrations some col.

What makes him the best I have read is that his images are phenomenal. This is about the ART of photography, not the process or the medium involved.

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 book is a pleasure tthe read, imparting ideas and technical tips as a byproduct of the reflections of a master of the craft with a lifetime of experience.

I decided then to brruce till my initial gush of excitement cool off. Photoggaphy from The Art of Photog By far the best book on photography as an art, that I came across so far. Aug 11, Kathleen Messmer rated it it was amazing.

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It is truly the resource of choice for the thinking photographer. The Interwebs and libraries are abound in material describing techniques. I know where to position myself, and most of all, I know what I want to say before I say it.