Photography For The Joy Of It: An Introductory Workshop For Film And Digital Photography

by Andre Gallant, Freeman Patterson
Photographed by Freeman Patterson

Key Porter Books | May 16, 2007 | Trade Paperback

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Celebrating 30 years in print, the classic book on photography basics has been completely updated and revised for digital photographers.The first book in Freeman Pattersons internationally acclaimed series of instructional books on photography and visual design, Photography for the Joy of It has now been updated and expanded to include technical guidelines adapted for both digital and film photographers. Here, Patterson and his teaching partner, Andr Gallant take a look at the basics in photography, providing clear instruction for beginning colour or black-and-white photographers on choosing equipment, selecting the correct exposure, understanding depth of field and much, much more. Once the basics are in hand, photographers learn how to make pictures with selective focus, showing motion, using flash, double or long exposures, and at night.This edition features several never-before-published photographs from both Patterson and Gallant, and extended captions that include valuable technical information and personal commentary, illustrating the superb craftsmanship and stunning photography of two of the worlds most celebrated photographers.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 168 Pages, 7.87 × 7.87 × 0.39 in

Published: May 16, 2007

Publisher: Key Porter Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 155263793X

ISBN - 13: 9781552637937

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Photography For The Joy Of It: An Introductory Workshop For Film And Digital Photography

Photography For The Joy Of It: An Introductory Workshop For Film And Digital Photography

by Andre Gallant, Freeman Patterson
Photographed by Freeman Patterson

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 168 Pages, 7.87 × 7.87 × 0.39 in

Published: May 16, 2007

Publisher: Key Porter Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 155263793X

ISBN - 13: 9781552637937

About the Book

Now revised, this book provides clear instructions for beginning color or black-and-white photographers on choosing equipment, selecting the correct exposure, understanding depth of field, and much more.

From the Publisher

Celebrating 30 years in print, the classic book on photography basics has been completely updated and revised for digital photographers.The first book in Freeman Pattersons internationally acclaimed series of instructional books on photography and visual design, Photography for the Joy of It has now been updated and expanded to include technical guidelines adapted for both digital and film photographers. Here, Patterson and his teaching partner, Andr Gallant take a look at the basics in photography, providing clear instruction for beginning colour or black-and-white photographers on choosing equipment, selecting the correct exposure, understanding depth of field and much, much more. Once the basics are in hand, photographers learn how to make pictures with selective focus, showing motion, using flash, double or long exposures, and at night.This edition features several never-before-published photographs from both Patterson and Gallant, and extended captions that include valuable technical information and personal commentary, illustrating the superb craftsmanship and stunning photography of two of the worlds most celebrated photographers.

About the Author


ANDRE GALLANT specializes in travel photography. He is the author of Dreamscapes: Exploring Photo Montages and was the photographer for the illustrated books Winter, The Great Lakes and Seacoasts, all written by Pierre Berton. In 1996 he joined Freeman Patterson as a teaching partner in his visual design workshops at Shamper''s Bluff. His work has been published in Photo Life, Canadian Living, Canadian Geographic, Elm Street, Gardening Life and enRoute. He has received three National Magazine awards.
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