Photography and the Art of Seeing: A Visual Perception Workshop for Film and Digital Photography

by Freeman Patterson

Firefly Books | October 27, 2011 | Trade Paperback

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"Patterson''s superb color shots, as well as his explanation of his unique approach to picture-taking, are sure to inspire you to explore fresh avenues in your own photography."
-- The Globe and Mail

The second book in Freeman Patterson''s internationally acclaimed series of instructional books on photography and visual design, Photography and the Art of Seeing has now been updated and expanded to include technical guidelines adapted for both digital and film photographers. The jargon-free text provides techniques and innovative exercises for breaking with traditional concepts of design, enabling the photographer to develop a keen awareness of subject matter and a direction for composing the picture.

Photography and the Art of Seeing also offers a workshop for all visual artists that includes lessons on the fundamentals of perception and overcoming obstacles in their work.

This edition features several never-before-published photographs from Freeman Patterson''s personal collection and extended captions that include valuable technical information and personal commentary.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 156 Pages, 7.87 × 7.87 × 0.39 in

Published: October 27, 2011

Publisher: Firefly Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1554079802

ISBN - 13: 9781554079803

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Photography and the Art of Seeing: A Visual Perception Workshop for Film and Digital Photography

Photography and the Art of Seeing: A Visual Perception Workshop for Film and Digital Photography

by Freeman Patterson

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 156 Pages, 7.87 × 7.87 × 0.39 in

Published: October 27, 2011

Publisher: Firefly Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1554079802

ISBN - 13: 9781554079803

About the Book

"Patterson's superb color shots, as well as his explanation of his unique approach to picture-taking, are sure to inspire you to explore fresh avenues in your own photography." -- The Globe and Mail

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"Patterson''s superb color shots, as well as his explanation of his unique approach to picture-taking, are sure to inspire you to explore fresh avenues in your own photography."
-- The Globe and Mail

The second book in Freeman Patterson''s internationally acclaimed series of instructional books on photography and visual design, Photography and the Art of Seeing has now been updated and expanded to include technical guidelines adapted for both digital and film photographers. The jargon-free text provides techniques and innovative exercises for breaking with traditional concepts of design, enabling the photographer to develop a keen awareness of subject matter and a direction for composing the picture.

Photography and the Art of Seeing also offers a workshop for all visual artists that includes lessons on the fundamentals of perception and overcoming obstacles in their work.

This edition features several never-before-published photographs from Freeman Patterson''s personal collection and extended captions that include valuable technical information and personal commentary.

About the Author

Freeman Patterson has published twelve books and won numerous awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the North American Nature Photography Association. Freeman lives at Shamper''s Bluff, New Brunswick, an ecological reserve of over 200 acres, which he recently donated to the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

Freeman Patterson

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Updated and expanded to include technical guidelines adapted for both digital and film photographers. The jargon-free text provides techniques and innovative exercises for breaking with traditional concepts of design, enabling the photographer to develop a keen awareness of subject matter and a direction for composing the picture. It also offers a workshop for all visual artists that includes lesson on the fundamental of perception and overcoming obstacles in their work. This edition features several never-before-published photographs...and extended captions that include valuable technical information and personal commentary.
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