The Essence of Photography: Seeing and Creativity Epub

  • Kindle
  • 196 pages
  • The Essence of Photography: Seeing and Creativity
  • Bruce Barnbaum
  • English
  • 12 March 2018
  • 1937538516

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The Essence of Photography: Seeing and CreativityThere is a lotto photography than simply picking up a camera, pointing it toward something, and tripping the shutter Achieving a great photograph requires thought and preparation, an understanding of the photographic process, and a firm grasp of how light and composition affect a photo There must be personal involvement and personal expression There must be experimentation, with the recognition that only a small percentage of experiments end successfullyIn this book, best selling author and world renowned photographer and teacher Bruce Barnbaum explores these seldom discussed issues by drawing upon his personal experiences and observations fromthanyears of photographing and teaching In addition to photographs, Bruce also uses painting, music, and writing, as well as the sciences and even business, to provide pertinent examples of creative thinking These examples serve as stepping stones that will lead you to your own heightened ability to see and be creativeCreativity is a topic that is almost wholly ignored in formal education because most instructors think that it cannot be taught or learned To the contrary, Bruce has proven that photographic seeing and creativity can be taught, learned, and improved This book expands on the ideas that are central to Bruce s method of teaching photography, which he has used in workshops for the pastyearsIncluded in the book are in depth discussions on the following topics Defining your own unique rhythm and approach as a photographerHow to translate the scene in front of you to the final photographThe differences and similarities between how an amateur and a professional approach photographyThe differences between realism and abstraction, and the possibilities and limitations of eachLearning to expand your own seeing and creativity through classes, workshops, and associating with other photographersWhy the rules of composition should be ignoredHow to follow your passionWhen to listen to the critics and when to ignore themThe book is richly illustrated with overphotographs taken by Bruce as well as other photographersSeeing and creativity are difficult to teach, but not impossible This very different, perhaps groundbreaking book is sure to inspire photographers of all skill levels from beginners to seasoned professionals to think deeply about the issues involved in creating successful photographs

About the Author: Bruce Barnbaum

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