Focal Press Book: Langford's Advanced Photography by Efthimia Bilissi and Michael Langford

Focal Press Book: Langford's Advanced Photography by Efthimia Bilissi and Michael Langford

Focal Press Book: Langford's Advanced Photography by Efthimia Bilissi and Michael Langford

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The 7th edition of Langford's Advanced Photography brings this bestselling advanced guide right up to date, with Michael Langford's renowned level of technical detail now extended to cover all the latest in digital technology.

Whether you are a serious enthusiast, a student or a training professional, this book covers it all; from cameras, lenses, digital imaging sensors and films to insights into photography as an industry and how to manage accounts, charge for jobs and self promote to kick start your career.

Genres are explored, from portraiture and photojournalism to aerial photography, and in-depth coverage of digital manipulation, film processing, color theory, archiving and storage provide everything you need to know to extend your art into professional realms.

Readership: This book is geared to: photographers wishing to improve their techniques and approach a more professional level; students enrolled in photography courses; technical staff training to work in commercial studios and labs; serious enthusiasts who wish to learn more about the technical background of practical photography.

About the Author:  Efthimia Bilissi - Lecturer in Image Science at The University of Westminster, UK. She was Editor-in-Chief/Technical Editor on Fotografia and Imaging Pro magazines and is a winner of The Royal Photographic Society's Selwyn Award.

Michael Langford - Renowned author, teacher, and practitioner who inspired thousands and taught many more as Photography Course Director at the Royal College of Art, London, UK.


Amateur and professional photography
Camera equipment
Choosing lenses
Color in photography
Films - types and technical data
Imaging sensors
Lighting control
Tone control
Digital imaging systems
Digital image manipulation
Film processing management and colour printing
Extending photography
Reproduction and archiving
Business Practice
A) Optical calculations
B) Gamma and average gradient
C) Chemical formulae: health and safety
D) Lighting and safety
E) Batteries
F) Colour conversion filter chart
G) Ring around chart
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Type of Media Book
Author Efthimia Bilissi
Publisher Focal Press
Publication Date December, 2007
Edition 1st Edition
ISBN-10 0240520386
ISBN-13 9780240520384
Number of Pages 432
Cover Type Soft
Illustrated Yes
Dimensions 7.8 x 9.5" / 19.7 x 24.0 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight 2.65 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.75 x 7.5 x 0.9"
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