Photography for the 21st Century by Katie Miller


Photography for the 21st Century by Katie Miller

This pioneering book bridges the gap between traditional and digital camera and darkroom techniques, easing the transition from one system to the other while developing an understanding of the scope and importance of the evolution. Photography is investigated as a visual art throughout and cultural references provide a solid understanding of the power and significance of the medium. Readers learn not only how to make photographs-but also how to evaluate their photographs from both technical and aesthetic viewpoints.


1.What is a photograph? 2.Cameras and how they work. 3.Brief history of photography. 4.Critiquing a photo. 5.Introduction to the digital darkroom. 6.What is a good photographic exposure? 7.Film processing and digital capture. 8.Aperture and shutter speed relationships. 9.Working with light meters. 10.Working with values and contrast. 11.Working with light. 12.Selection and clean-up tools. 13.Composition. 14.Layers and composites. 15.Changing color images to grayscale. 16.Working with color photography. 17.Printing your photographs. 18.Options for Output: Printing and Beyond the photograph on the wall. Appendix.

About the Author

Katie Miller holds an IMA from Antioch University McGregor and an MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is active in the Professional Photographers of America and a member of the Society for Photographic Education. In addition to running a successful commercial photography business, Katie teaches Photography, Graphic Design, and Art Appreciation courses full time at Nicolet Area Technical College in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.

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Contains Paperback and CD-ROM
320 pages


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Publication date

16th September 2006



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