The Heart of Photography
In almost all photography it’s the quality of light that makes or breaks the shot. For professional photographers, chasing the light, waiting for it, sometimes helping it, and finally capturing it is a constant preoccupation — and for some an obsession. Drawing on four decades of doing just this,...
Published January 28th 2014 by Focal Press
A Complete DVD + Book Masterclass
Shot over the course of a year at locations across the globe, the master classes on these two full-length DVDs cover virtually every skill in celebrated photographer and teacher Michael Freeman’s professional armory. This uniquely accessible approach takes viewers from first principles—exposure,...
Published October 3rd 2013 by Focal Press
Composition and Design for Better Digital Photos
Michael Freeman’s unrivalled compositional advice, first presented in the bestelling The Photographer's Eye, is explained in a new and deliberately visual manner in The Photographer's Eye Graphic Guide. Photography is a visual language in itself, and therefore lends perfectly to...
Published September 20th 2013 by Focal Press
Quickly Master The Key Techniques Of Photoshop & Lightroom
Everyone has taken photos which, for one reason or another, have not turned out as hoped. With this easy-to-use introduction to the key tools and techniques of photo editing. Michael Freeman shows you how to lift your work from good to great, enhancing your images using the powerful capabilities of...
Published May 15th 2013 by Focal Press
Exposure, Light & Lighting, Composition
Photography is international best-seller Michael Freeman’s life, and in this book he works together with fellow photography experts to share his and their knowledge with anyone who wants to learn not only how to take better photos, but also why those photographs work and where they fit in with the...
Published May 14th 2013 by Focal Press
The essential guide to the art of creating black & white images
Photographers everywhere have come to trust Ilex's Field Guides as the ultimate in portable photo expertise. Packed with practical knowledge and all written by specialist professional photographers, these handy titles have sold hundreds of thousands of copies worldwide. In this volume, renowned...
Published April 11th 2013 by Focal Press
Photography's greatest success has been in storytelling, based on its unique ability to capture images from reality. In fact, capture is what photography does best, reporting the world, life and society. Many enthusiasts who have mastered photography techniques search for direction and themes to...
Published October 15th 2012 by Focal Press
The essential guide to getting perfect images in challenging light
In bright light, it is easier to take a beautiful photograph with your DSLR. When the sun starts to go down or you are shooting indoors, a whole new skill set is needed. This new addition to the successful Field Guide Series will help you shoot what potentially could be...
Published October 21st 2011 by Focal Press
Understanding and Appreciating Great Photography
In The Photographer's Eye, Michael Freeman showed what a photographer needs to do in the instant before the shutter is released. In the sequel, The Photographer's Mind, he explained the way that professional photographers think a picture through before taking it. Both of these international...
Published September 29th 2011 by Focal Press
The essential handbook to getting the perfect exposure in photography; any subject, anywhere
No one knows better than world-renowned travel photographer Michael Freeman how important it is to achieve great exposure in each and every image. In this handy field guide that you can tuck in your pocket and take along on your next photo adventure, he shares his secrets for getting a good...
Published January 25th 2011 by Focal Press