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Focal Press Book: Focus On Close-Up and Macro Photography: Focus on the Fundamentals

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Focal Press Book: Focus On Close-Up and Macro Photography: Focus on the Fundamentals
Key Features
  • Author: Clive Branson
  • Paperback, 200 Pages
  • Date Published: October 2012
This Focal Press book, Focus On Close-Up and Macro Photography: Focus on the Fundamentals will help you develop the skills necessary to take close-up and macro photographs. The author, Clive Branson, explains how to choose a lens and camera, how to properly light your subject, compose your shots, and then publish your photos.
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Focal Press 9780240823980 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Part 1: What Is Macro Photography?
  • 3Part 2: Composition
  • 4Part 3: Flower Photography
  • 5Part 4: Lighting
  • 6Part 5: Subjects to Photograph
  • 7Part 6: Publishing your Images

This Focal Press book, Focus On Close-Up and Macro Photography: Focus on the Fundamentals will help you develop the skills necessary to take close-up and macro photographs. The author, Clive Branson, explains how to choose a lens and camera, how to properly light your subject, compose your shots, and then publish your photos.

Part 1: What Is Macro Photography?
  • The Difference Between Close-Up and Macro Photography
  • The Difficulty with Macro Photography
  • Extension Accessories for Close-Up Photography
  • Choosing the Right Lens and Camera
  • Tripods
  • Flash and Reflectors
  • Part 2: Composition
  • Your Eye Isn't the Camera's Eye
  • Framing
  • Focus the Mind as Much as the Camera
  • Rule of Thirds
  • Depth of Field
  • Bracketing
  • Shutter Speed
  • ISO
  • Digital Noise
  • Histogram
  • White Balance
  • Part 3: Flower Photography
  • Fun or Serious?
  • Photography Is All about Observing
  • The Anatomy of a Flower
  • Why Is the Background so Important?
  • Eliminating Distractions
  • Positive & Negative Space
  • Horizontal Versus Vertical
  • Lines, Shapes, and Patterns
  • Color, Black & White, and Sepia
  • Leaves
  • Filters
  • Aesthetics
  • Part 4: Lighting
  • Front Lighting
  • Back Lighting
  • Silhouettes
  • Side Lighting
  • Diffused Lighting
  • Weather
  • Studio Lighting
  • Part 5: Subjects to Photograph
  • Automotive Photography
  • Falling Droplets
  • Smoke Trails
  • Lit Matches
  • Water Refractions
  • Water
  • Ice
  • Glass
  • Fabrics
  • Synthetic Textures
  • Fruit
  • Part 6: Publishing your Images
  • Magazines
  • Book Publishers
  • Self-Publishing
  • Stock Photography
  • Advertising and Promotions
  • Greeting Cards and Calendars
  • Focal Press 9780240823980 Specs

    Author
    Clive Branson
    Publisher
    Focal Press
    Publication Date
    October, 2012
    Number of Pages
    200
    Cover Type
    Soft
    Illustrations
    No
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight
    1.05 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
    8.268 x 7.402 x 0.551"

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