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Title:
Photographing creative landscapes : simple tools for artistic images and enhanced creativity
Author:
Orton, Michael, 1947-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Buffalo, NY : Amherst Media, Inc., [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
125 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781584280484
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library TR755 .H39 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

This guide to colour photography and landscape teaches you how to develop a more artistic approach to photography, building your enthusiasm by expanding your options and thoroughly explaining photographic controls, so that you can determine how to apply them to any image. With special hints as to how to use motion, light, multiple exposures and other photographic techniques to bring out the emotion of a scene, this book is designed to help you add art to your images. Illustrated with full-colour photos throughout.


Author Notes

Michael Orton is a professional landscape photographer and photography educator whose distinctive images have been featured worldwide in books, magazines, calendars and corporate advertising


Table of Contents

Prefacep. 5
Introductionp. 6
Using the Image Galleriesp. 7
Gallery 1

p. 8

Gallery One Captionsp. 15
1. Creativityp. 17
The Creative Choicep. 19
The Commitmentp. 20
Gallery 2

p. 22

2. The Creative Conversationp. 34
Colorp. 38
Quality of Lightp. 38
Direction of Lightp. 39
Patterns and Texturesp. 39
Reflectionsp. 40
Motionp. 40
Weather Effectsp. 40
Translucencep. 41
Sunrise/Sunsetp. 41
Shadows/Tonal Contrastp. 41
Gallery 3

p. 43

3. The Conversation Continuesp. 68
Compositionp. 69
Depth of Fieldp. 70
Exposurep. 71
Lens Choicep. 71
Multiple Exposuresp. 71
Sandwiched Imagesp. 72
Zoomed Exposuresp. 73
Flashp. 74
Shutter Speedsp. 74
Camera Motionp. 74
Filtersp. 75
Diffusionp. 76
Angle of Viewp. 76
Filmp. 76
Combinationsp. 77
Gallery 4

p. 78

4. Drawing from the Wellp. 94
Other Photographersp. 95
Travel Planp. 95
Other Artistsp. 96
Musicp. 96
Ourselvesp. 97
Know Your Camerap. 97
Assignment Boardp. 97
Read the Weatherp. 98
Photograph for Yourselfp. 98
Gallery 5

p. 100

Conclusionp. 120
Cycle of Photographic Creativityp. 122
About the Authorp. 123
Indexp. 124

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