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The Book of Photography

The Book of Photography

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Categories:Topics, Art & Design
Published by: senulakokos on Oct 04, 2011
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The booko
photography 
 JOHN HEDGECOE
 
Senior Editor 
Becky Alexander
Project Editor 
Nicky Munro
 Art Editor 
Michael Duffy 
Managing Editor 
 Adèle Hayward
Managing Art Editor 
Karen Self 
Production Controller 
 Jane Rogers
Category Publisher 
Stephanie Jackson
 Art Director 
Peter Luff 
 Associate Writers
 Jonathan Hilton and Chris George
This revised edition first published in Great Britain in 2005by Dorling Kindersley Limited,80 Strand, London WC2R 0RLThis revised edition first published in the United States in 2005by DK Publishing, Inc.375 Hudson Street, New York, New York, 10014Original edition first published in Great Britain in 1994Original edition first published in the United States in 1994Copyright © 2005 Dorling Kindersley Limited, LondonText copyright © 2005 Dorling Kindersley Limited and John HedgecoePhotographs by John Hedgecoe copyright© 1994 and 2005 John Hedgecoe All rights reserved. No part of this publicationmay be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system,or transmitted in any form or by any means,electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording,or otherwise, without the prior written permissionof the copyright owner. A CIP catalogue record for this book isavailable from the British Library.Cataloging-in-Publication data isavailable from the Library of Congress.UK ISBN 1 4053 0438 3US ISBN 0 7566 0947 X Reproduced in Singapore by ColourscanPrinted and bound in China by Toppansee our catalogue at
 www.dk.com 
LONDON, NEW YORK, MUNICH,MELBOURNE, DELHI
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION 6
THE CAMERA 12
The design of film and digital cameras with anexplanation of how they work. Different types of camera, lens,and lighting equipment are also described in detail.
HOW TO SEEBETTER PICTURES 34
The secret of good photography lies in the ability to “see”  good pictures, the principal elements of which – shape, tone, pattern, and texture – are analyzed in this section.
HOW TO TAKEBETTER PICTURES 70
 A comprehensive and practical behind-the-camera guide to photographing different subjects, from formal portraits to panoramic landscapes.
PORTRAITS 72
Creating Formal Portraits
74
Taking Fashion Portraits
76
Styling Portraits
78
How to Relax the Model
80
Creating a Style
82
Fashion Portrait Gallery 
84
Taking Portraits on Location
86
Portrait Gallery 
88
Capturing Character
90
Taking Portraits Outdoors
92
Taking Black and White Portraits
94
Creating Dramatic Portraits
96
Dramatic Portraits Outdoors
98
Portrait Gallery 
100
Taking a Self Portrait
102
Composing Group Portraits
104
Creating Informal Portraits
106
Portrait Gallery 
108
Photographing the Nude
110
Natural Lighting for the Nude
112
Creating Abstract Nude Images
114
Portrait Gallery 
116
Portraying a Mother and Child
118
Taking Children’s Portraits
120
Children’s Portrait Gallery 
122
Photographing Children at Play 
124
Children at Play Gallery 
126

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