Why Art Photography?

Author: Lucy Soutter

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351982575

Category: Art

Page: 172

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The second edition of Why Art Photography? is an updated, expanded introduction to the ideas behind today’s striking photographic images. Lively, accessible discussions of key issues such as ambiguity, objectivity, fiction, authenticity, and photography’s expanding field are supplemented with new material around timely topics such as globalization, selfie culture, and photographers’ use of advanced digital technologies, including CGI and virtual reality. The new edition includes: an expanded introduction extended chapters featuring emerging trends a larger selection of images, including new color images an improved and expanded bibliography. This new edition is essential for students looking to enrich their understanding of photography as a complex and multi-faceted art form.
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Fine Art Photography: Water, Ice & Fog

Photographic Techniques and the Art of Interpretation

Author: Tony Sweet

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811742822

Category: Photography

Page: 112

View: 2914

In stunning color, master photographer Tony Sweet shows how to create beautiful photographs of water in all its forms.
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Fine Art Photography: High Dynamic Range

Realism, Superrealism, & Image Optimization for Serious Novices to Advanced Digital Photographers

Author: Tony Sweet

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811744911

Category: Photography

Page: 136

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Directions for working with two popular photo editing programs: Photomatix and HDR Efex Pro.
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Art Photography Now

Author: Susan Bright

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art and photography

Page: 224

View: 8226

This lavishly illustrated, accessible survey presents the work of over seventy international artists at the forefront of the boom in photography (e.g. Gursky, Sherman, Calle, Parr, and Barney). Introductions to each section outline the genres and how themes and how issues like memory, time, objectivity, politics, identity and the everyday are tied to certain approaches. Each photographers work is then presented in sequence, with commentaries by the author highlighting the arts most important aspects.
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Fine Art Photography 2

Author: B. Martin Pedersen

Publisher: Bilimsel Eserler

ISBN: N.A

Category: Photography

Page: 223

View: 6239

Many of the world's most inventive fine-art photographers are represented in this latest edition of outstanding creative imagery on film. Superbly reproduced, the sophisticated work in this new collection have been contributed by some of the world's best fine-art photographers. Many of these photos have never been published before -- making this volume a welcome addition to the libraries of photography enthusiasts and fine-art collectors alike.
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Father of art photography

O. G. Rejlander, 1813-1875

Author: Edgar Yoxall Jones,Oscar Gustav Rejlander

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Photography

Page: 112

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Art, photography, urbanism

Author: Martha Rosler,Anthony Vidler,Alexander Alberro

Publisher: Distributed Art Pub Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Photography

Page: 55

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Photographs by Martha Rosler. Text by Alexander Alberro, Anthony Vidler.
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Art photography now

Author: Susan Bright

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783899041866

Category:

Page: 224

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Cet ouvrage présente le travail de76 des plus importants artistes photographes d'aujourd'hui : Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Wall, Sophie Calle, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nan Goldin, Martin Parr, Allan Sekula, Boris Mikhailov, Inez Lamsweerde, Stéphane Meisel, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Sam Taylor-Wood, en sept chapitres, selon le sujet - le portrait, le paysage, le récit, l'objet, la mode, le documentaire et la ville.
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Digital Art Photography For Dummies

Author: Matthew Bamberg

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471783633

Category: Computers

Page: 370

View: 4011

So you’ve made the jump to digital photography and you’re having a ball with your new camera, right? Now, you’re wondering just what it would take to make your photos a little more than just snapshots. Well, Digital Art Photography For Dummies is a great place to find out! You’ll not only discover great new ideas, you’ll see the effects in full color. This book will help you Get fabulous, well-exposed photos, no matter what your shooting conditions may be Tweak, edit, and enhance your images to create something a lot better than what you started with, or maybe something entirely new Produce gallery-worthy art prints that people are willing to pay for Find out if it’s time to upgrade your computer to handle graphics work Sound like fun? This plain-English guide makes it easy, too! You’ll find out just what makes a picture artistic, how to plan and set up a good photo shoot, what kinds of tools are available in Photoshop to help you enhance or even completely revamp an image, and how to be sure that what comes out of your printer meets all your expectations. Best of all, this book is jam-packed with full-color images that show you just what you can produce. You’ll find out how to Select the right digital equipment Shoot in color, black-and-white, and at night Choose subject matter that fits your style Understand and use your camera’s settings to get the best shots Photograph landscapes, people, action, and just about anything else Create special effects in Photoshop Improve the quality of your photos or turn them into true works of art Mat and frame your work for maximum effect If you’re comfortable with your digital camera but want to find out more about creating cool effects in Photoshop, you can jump directly to Part III and discover tips and techniques that turn ordinary pictures into extraordinary art. Or maybe you’ve been trying to get better nighttime photos. Part II is all about setting up your equipment and getting the perfect shot. Like all For Dummies books, Digital Art Photography For Dummies is designed so you can go directly to the part that most interests you. Whether you’ve been thinking of selling your work or you just want to create a knock-their-socks-off family gallery that your relatives can view online, this book shows you how to take your photography hobby to the next level. Even if you just want to look at the pictures for inspiration, you can’t go wrong!
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Faking Death

Canadian Art Photography and the Canadian Imagination

Author: Penny Cousineau-Levine

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 9780773528260

Category: Photography

Page: 324

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In Faking Death Penny Cousineau-Levine examines the work of over 120 Canadian photographers, revealing important aspects of Canadian identity and imagination. Contrasting Canadian photography with American and European traditions, she shows that Canadian photographers are often preoccupied with a place that is "elsewhere," a doubling and duality that also occurs in Canadian literature, film, and political life. Subverting the documentary tradition and other stylistic idioms for their own distinctive ends, Canadian photographers exhibit an ambivalent preoccupation with death and dying, bondage, and entrapment. Cousineau-Levine argues that this is characteristically a 'faked' death that expresses a collective Canadian wish for a symbolic passage to national maturity. Faking Death includes 16 colour reproductions and 150 duotones by artists such as Raymonde April, Jeff Wall, Lynne Cohen, Charles Gagnon, Evergon, Michel Lambeth, Thaddeus Holownia, Geoffrey James, Geneviève Cadieux, Shelley Niro, Diana Thorneycroft, Jin-me Yoon, Ian Wallace, and Ken Lum. By bringing together this many Canadian works Faking Death provides a compelling visual introduction to one of Canada's most vibrant and internationally recognized artistic media. It is an invaluable tool for curators, artists, teachers, students, and scholars in art history, fine arts, Canadian studies, film, communications, literature, and cultural studies.
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Digital Alchemy

Printmaking techniques for fine art, photography, and mixed media

Author: Bonny Pierce Lhotka

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132562942

Category: Computers

Page: 312

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In Digital Alchemy, acclaimed printmaker Bonny Pierce Lhotka shows how to turn your standard inkjet printer into a seemingly magical instrument capable of transforming your printed images into true works of art. Using plenty of visuals and straightforward terms, Lhotka walks you step-by-step through over a dozen projects. Forget printing on boring old paper, in Digital Alchemy, you’ll learn how to transfer and print images to a variety of surfaces including metal, wood, fabric, stone, and plastic using the techniques Lhotka’s spent years developing. If you’re a photographer looking for new ways to personalize your work or a digital artist who’s ready to take your work to the next level, you’ll find all of the tools, techniques, and inspiration you need in this book. Lhotka’s enthusiasm for experimenting with unusual printing materials and processes has led her to create new and amazing transfer techniques, including one that resembles a Polaroid™ transfer on steroids. She also shows you how to make prints using unexpected, everyday materials such as hand sanitizer and gelatin. You’ll even learn direct printing, the technique for sending your custom substrate through your printer almost as if it were paper. In Digital Alchemy, you’ll learn how to: Transfer images to metal, wood, plastic, and other materials that will not feed through an inkjet printer Print directly on metal for a fraction of the cost of using a print service Simulate a print from an expensive UV flatbed printer using an inexpensive desktop printer Use carrier sheets and paintable precoats to print on almost any surface Achieve near-lithographic quality digital prints with transfer processes to uncoated fine art paper In addition to the tutorials in the book, you can watch Lhotka in action on the included DVD-ROM, which has over 60 minutes of video footage where you’ll learn how to perform an alcohol gel transfer, transfer an image to a wooden surface, use your inkjet printer to achieve remarkable prints, and more. Simply insert the DVD-ROM into your computer's DVD drive. Note, this DVD-ROM will not work in TV DVD players.
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Reparative Aesthetics

Witnessing in Contemporary Art Photography

Author: Susan Best

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472525752

Category: Philosophy

Page: 232

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By offering a new way of thinking about the role of politically engaged art, Susan Best opens up a new aesthetic field: reparative aesthetics. The book identifies an innovative aesthetic on the part of women photographers from the southern hemisphere, who against the dominant modes of criticality in political art, look at how cultural production can be reparative. Reparative Aesthetics contributes an entirely new theory to the interdisciplinary fields of aesthetics, affect studies, feminist theory, politics and photography. Conceptually innovative and fiercely original this book will move us beyond old political and cultural stalemates and into new terrain for analysis and reflection.
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Photography

A Critical Introduction

Author: Liz Wells

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415307031

Category: Photography

Page: 382

View: 6764

This seminal text for photography students identifies key debates in photographic theory, stimulates discussion and evaluation of the critical use of photographic images and ways of seeing. This new edition retains the thematic structure and text features of its predecessors but also expands coverage on photojournalism, digital imaging techniques, race and colonialism. The content is updated with additional international and contemporary examples and images throughout and the inclusion of colour photos. Features of this new edition include: *Key concepts and short biographies of major thinkers *Updated international and contemporary case studies and examples *A full glossary of terms, a comprehensive bibliography *Resource information, including guides to public archives and useful websites
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Erotic Art Photography

Author: Alexandre Dupouy

Publisher: Parkstone International

ISBN: 178042955X

Category: Art

Page: 256

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Erotic photo art has lost much of its exquisite soul since Playboy and other girlie monthlies repackaged the human body for mass-market consumption. Like much painting, sculpture and engraving, since its beginning photography has also been at the service of eroticism. This collection presents erotic photographs from the beginning of photography until the years just before World War II. It explores the evolution of the genre and its origins in France, and its journey from public distrust to the large audience it enjoys today.
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O.G. Rejlander

Art Photographer

Author: Stephanie Laine Spencer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art and photography

Page: 810

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Art Photography

Author: David Bate

Publisher: Tate Publishing (UK)

ISBN: 9781849762243

Category: Photographic criticism

Page: 160

View: 4690

In the last decade, interest in photography has exploded. Among the most compelling and popular art forms, photography is now recognized as central to the development of modern and contemporary art. In this accessibly written survey, art photography comes alive through a series of frames--from documentary style and pictorialism to archives, narratives, and the conceptual uses of the medium. David Bate traces major developments and themes from the earliest days of photography, in the 1830s, to the present day, examining the many ways in which photography and art have intersected since the birth of the medium. Featuring works from a wide and international group of artists--including Henry Fox Talbot, Roger Fenton, Lee Miller, Brassaï, Robert Frank, Nan Goldin, Ed Ruscha, and Gillian Wearing--this comprehensive volume uncovers the Anglo-American and European contexts of art photography, as well as the Asian, African, and Middle Eastern perspectives.
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Ak(t)zente

fine art photography

Author: Matthias Stolt

Publisher: Art Stock

ISBN: 9783861085805

Category: Photography

Page: 96

View: 7668

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Four Arts of Photography

An Essay in Philosophy

Author: Dominic Lopes,Dominic McIver Lopes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111905317X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 200

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Four Arts of Photography explores the history of photography through the lens of philosophy and proposes a new scholarly understanding of the art form for the 21st century. Re-examines the history of art photography through four major photographic movements and with case studies of representative images Employs a top-down, theory to case approach, as well as a bottom-up, case to theory approach Advances a new theory regarding the nature of photography that is grounded in technology but doesn’t place it in opposition to painting Includes commentaries by two leading philosophers of photography, Diarmuid Costello and Cynthia A. Freeland
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