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Special kinds of photography

See below for a selection of the latest books from Special kinds of photography category. Presented with a red border are the Special kinds of photography books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Special kinds of photography books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Polaroid Now

Polaroid Now

Author: Steve Crist, Matthew Antezzo, Oskar Smolokowski Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2021

Polaroid Now celebrates the history and evolution of the first and foremost instant imaging camera system. Featuring both vintage and current Polaroid photography, this book covers iconic midcentury photographers and artists, as well as contemporary creatives. * An artist index features thumbnail images of every photograph included in the book along with the name of the artist, the location, date, and the specific Polaroid camera and film stock used. * The cover of the book features the original 1960s packaging design by renowned graphic designer Paul Giambarba. This officially licensed partnership with the world-renowned Polaroid brand is the most comprehensive book published on Polaroid to date, showcasing the work of hundreds of photographers from all over the world. It's an eye-catching gift, too; the exterior packaging design of the book celebrates Polaroid's vintage, brightly colored and now iconic design of the Colorpack Film boxes. * The perfect gift for anyone who loves their Polaroid camera, as well as all things vintage like LPs, record players, and film * A beautifully designed book that is a covetable object in itself * Add it to the collection of books like The Polaroid Book by Barbara Hitchcock, Andy Warhol: Polaroids by Richard B. Woodward, and Polaroid: The Complete Guide to Experimental Instant Photography by Rhiannon Adam

Street Photography

Street Photography

Author: Margaret Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2021

Photo Printing

Photo Printing

Author: Margaret Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2021

Travel Photography

Travel Photography

Author: Margaret Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2021

Documentary Photography

Documentary Photography

Author: Cindy (Depauw University, Indiana, USA) O'Dell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Documentary Photography: A Creative Guidebook guides photographers through creating well-informed and creative documentary projects. Author Cindy O'Dell considers the historical development of the practice of documentary photography, addressing definition of documentary photography and its problematic and tenuous relationship with truth. Documentary Photography demonstrates how photographers over time have created and employed a variety of photographic methods, engaged with their subjects, chosen their locations, and focused their topic. Readers will learn to edit and focus their imagery, build a series and evaluate their projects. Taking care to consider the ethical dilemmas within the field, this book discusses what it means to develop a career in documentary photography. With an appendix of additional resources and student and instructor exercises, this is the first guide for the student, instructor, professional and amateur documentary photographer.

Documentary Photography

Documentary Photography

Author: Cindy (Depauw University, Indiana, USA) O'Dell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Documentary Photography: A Creative Guidebook guides photographers through creating well-informed and creative documentary projects. Author Cindy O'Dell considers the historical development of the practice of documentary photography, addressing definition of documentary photography and its problematic and tenuous relationship with truth. Documentary Photography demonstrates how photographers over time have created and employed a variety of photographic methods, engaged with their subjects, chosen their locations, and focused their topic. Readers will learn to edit and focus their imagery, build a series and evaluate their projects. Taking care to consider the ethical dilemmas within the field, this book discusses what it means to develop a career in documentary photography. With an appendix of additional resources and student and instructor exercises, this is the first guide for the student, instructor, professional and amateur documentary photographer.

A Past That Won't Rest

A Past That Won't Rest

Author: Jim Lucas Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/12/2020

Contributions by Howard Ball, Peter Edelman, Aram Goudsouzian, Robert E. Luckett Jr., Ellen B. Meacham, Stanley Nelson, and Charles L. Overby A Past That Won't Rest: Images of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi collects never-before-published photographs taken by Jim Lucas (1944-1980), an exceptional documentary photographer. His black-and-white images, taken during 1964 through 1968, depict events from the civil rights movement including the search for the missing civil rights workers in Neshoba County, the Meredith March Against Fear, Senator Robert F. Kennedy's visit to the Mississippi Delta, and more. The photographs exemplify Lucas's technical skill and reveal the essential truth in his subjects and the circumstances surrounding them. Lucas had a gift for telling a visual story, an instinctive eye for framing his shots, and a keen human sensibility as a photojournalist. A college student in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1964, he was on his way to becoming a professional photojournalist when Freedom Summer exploded. Lucas found himself in the middle of events that would command the attention of the whole world. He cultivated his contacts and honed his craft behind the camera as a stringer for Time and Life magazines as well as the Associated Press. Lucas tragically lost his life in a car accident in 1980, but his photographs have survived and preserve a powerful visual legacy for Mississippi. Over one hundred gorgeously sharp photographs are paired with definitive essays by scholars of the events depicted, thereby adding insight and historical context to the book. Charles L. Overby, a fellow Jacksonian and young journalist at the time, provides a foreword about growing up in that tumultuous era.

True Fictions

True Fictions

Author: Walter Guadagnini Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/11/2020

This volume is dedicated to the phenomenon of staged photography, the trend that has revolutionised the photographic language since the 1980s. Through over 100 works, the catalogue tells how photography was able to reach the heights of fantasy and invention between the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st-century, previously almost exclusively entrusted to cinema and painting. Goldfish invading bedrooms, icefalls in the desert, imaginary cities, Marilyn Monroe and Lady D shopping together: all of this can happen thanks to veritable stages set up in order to build a parallel reality, or thanks to new technologies and, in particular, through the increasingly sophisticated use of Photoshop, released in 1990. Photography, the realm of documentation and (presumed) objectivity becomes the realm of fantasy, invention and subjectivity, completing the last decisive evolution of its history. Works by: Jeff Wall, Cindy Sherman, James Casebere, Sandy Skoglund, Yasumasa Morimura, Laurie Simmons, David Lachapelle, Bernard Faucon, Eileen Cowin, Bruce Charlesworth, David Levinthal, Paolo Ventura, Lori Nix, Miwa Yanagi, Alison Jackson, Julia Fullerton Batten, Jung Yeondoo, Jiang Pengyi. Text in English and Italian.

Decisive Moments

Decisive Moments

Author: Andy Hall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2020

As we begin to venture outside of lockdown, photographers of all skill levels will be eager to capture the world around them. In Decisive Moments, Andy Hall combines his photographic and teaching experience by putting together a thirty year retrospective collection of stunning images, each of which has a key learning feature for photographers to reflect on. Throughout, Hall will teach and inspire photographers of all abilities from beginners to experienced practitioners and will help them to identify photographic opportunities and make successful images consistently. The advice is applicable to users of all types of cameras from professional DSLRs to smartphones. This is a must-have book not only for photographers who want to achieve their full potential but for people who simply enjoy the visual world around them.

Aerial Art - Standard Editon

Aerial Art - Standard Editon

Author: Jay Roode, Jan Roode Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2020

Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram

Author: Raghu Rai and Lekshmy Rajeev Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/09/2020

Die Welt ausmalen 2

Die Welt ausmalen 2

Author: Kreative Malfabrik Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/07/2020