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    Distributor: Random House, Inc. Availability: On Sale Date: Sep 10, 2019 Carton Quantity: 10 $39.00 CAD
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Photography
History. Art. Technique
By (author): Tom Ang
9781465481832 Hardcover English General Trade PHOTOGRAPHY / History Sep 10, 2019
$39.00 CAD
Active 8 x 9.75 x 1.39 in 336 pages DK
Introducing you to the art, history, and culture of photography, this fascinating all-in-one guide shows you how to take better pictures.

A comprehensive guide to all things photographic, Photography opens with a gallery of more than 30 of the key figures in photography, from 19th-century pioneers to famous photographers working today. The gallery provides fascinating contrasts between such diverse genres as art photography, reportage, portrait, and wildlife photography. The book then tells the story of photography, from its beginnings to the rise of the “selfie” today.

The second half of the book introduces cameras, accessories, and software, explaining what they can do and how to use them, then shows how to take better photographs by mastering the technical aspects of your camera; experimenting with composition, color, and light; and digitally enhancing your photos. Inspirational masterclasses covering all genres of photography—including landscape, portraits, wildlife, architecture, and art—also provide you with an opportunity to apply your new skills in a clear and practical way.

Written by bestselling photography author Tom Ang.

More comprehensive than the competition.

Striking slipcase helps the book stand out from the competition.

Has collectively sold 20,000 copies in the UK and US and 46,000 copies across IL territories since 2002.

New format makes the content clearer and more accessible.

Covers all the basics of digital photography.

Provides an introduction to the history of photography.

Tom Ang is an award-winning photographer, author, and TV broadcaster. He has written many bestselling books for DK, including How to Photograph Absolutely Everything; Digital Photography Masterclass; The Digital Photographer’s Handbook, which has sold more than half a million copies and has been translated into 20 languages; and Photography: The Definitive Visual History, which was an Amazon Number 1 bestseller in Photography in 2016. He was a university lecturer in photography for 12 years, has exhibited internationally, has contributed to numerous photography magazines, and has served as a juror for prestigious international photography competitions.

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“The compendium deserves consideration as a teaching text for middle and high school libraries.” – VOYA Magazine

Photography is ’a true celebration of the greatest photographs and photographers from around the world.’” – Shutterbug Magazine

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