The Art of Photography. 2 reviews. by Bruce Barnbaum. Publisher: Rocky Nook. Release Date: November ISBN: View table of contents. Announcing a reduced price for remaining copies of the acclaimed 1st edition of: “The Art of Photography an Approach to Personal Expression”. Bruce’s. Bruce Barnbaum · Home · About · Workshops · Books · Essay. prev / next. Back to Home. 0. Abstracts. BasinMtn.

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I found that even these parts as well as the the “digital” sections give all of us food for thought.

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They will bend you bqrnbaum you try to understand them. There is some reference to histograms and other digital tools but the book remains primarily a reference tool for the darkroom artist.

The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression

I’m at the beginning of my journey of becoming a more serious photographer and found the information contained in this book to be truly insightful. This book is geared toward every level of photographer who seeks to make a personal statement through their chosen medium. Filled with over beautiful photographs, as well as numerous charts, graphs, and tables.


I’m at the point in experience where I still struggle with technical details; but that kind of information is relatively plentiful.

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If you are a seller for this product, barnbamu you like to suggest updates through seller support? The Art of Photography The Beginner’s Photography Guide: Although his focus is on film, there are chapters on digital, and in any event, the approach barnbakm expression is universal, they type of camera just provides some parameters of how you can make the expression tangible. Would recommend to new and experienced photographers. Who uses the Zone System anymore?

This book is geared toward every level of photographer who seeks to make a personal statement through their chosen medium. That said, the printing technique explanations are awesome.

There are very few things I did not like in this book. I skimmed over pages before getting back to the creative stuff. You won’t be able to put it down. It is not a beginner’s book, but rather a guide for those who may want to go in depth into the technique and art of photography. If you actually shoot and develop film, it would be perfect!

Filled with over beautiful photographs, as well as numerous charts, graphs, and tables. Then you realize that this is what art is all about. I find the continous references to Zone XXX quite tiresome. I liked very much this book.

The Art of Photography

Bruce Barnbaum is recognized as one of the world’s finest landscape and architectural photographers, and for decades has been considered one of the best instructors in the field of photography. Box Granite Photographh, WA It talks about photography from a tool for visual communication, to the technicality of doing good photography, and concludes with philosophical thinking of photography as an art.


My first book phottography read in and once it got between my hands all I thought of is: Composition and Design for Better Digital Photos.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Mar 23, Kate rated it it brucd amazing. But there are already good works on photographic composition.

This is an updated and newly revised bxrnbaum of the classic book The Art of Photography: View table of contents. Aug 23, Tonino Filipovic rated it it was amazing. Aug 11, Kathleen Messmer rated it it was amazing. Photographic Looking and Seeing Step 2: I would have loved to see more on film scanning, which is not covered in nearly enough depth.

Jan 08, Seema rated it it was amazing. Readable and tbe, with some priceless advises to photographers of any skill level although technical proficiency will certainly facilitate fulfilling your potential as an artist.

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