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New and Published Books

  1. Night Photography and Light Painting

    Finding Your Way in the Dark, 2nd Edition

    By Lance Keimig

    Lance Keimig, one of the premier experts on night photography, has put together a comprehensive reference that will show you ways to capture images you never thought possible. This new edition of Night Photography presents the practical techniques of shooting at night alongside theory and history,...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Focal Press

  2. Digital Nature Photography

    The Art and the Science, 2nd Edition

    By John and Barbara Gerlach

    Identifying a beautiful image in nature is easy, but capturing it is often challenging. To truly seize the essence of a photograph shot out of the studio and in the world requires an artistic eye and impeccable set of photographic techniques. John and Barbara Gerlach have been teaching...

    Published June 11th 2015 by Focal Press

  3. Rick Sammon’s Creative Visualization for Photographers

    Composition, exposure, lighting, learning, experimenting, setting goals, motivation and more

    By Rick Sammon

    The difference between seeing and looking is essential—much like the difference, in music, between hearing and listening. In Creative Visualization, master photographer, photo educator and photo instructor Rick Sammon presents his proven methodology for creative digital photography. His signature...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Focal Press

  4. Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography

    By Dan Bailey

    The difference between getting the shot and missing the shot comes down to split seconds and how you manage your gear and your technique. In Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography professional adventure sports photographer Dan Bailey shows readers how to react quickly to unfolding scenes and...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Focal Press

  5. Exploring Color Photography

    From Film to Pixels, 6th Edition

    By Robert Hirsch

    Robert Hirsch’s Exploring Color Photography is the thinking photographer’s guide to color imagemaking. Now in its sixth edition, this pioneering text clearly and concisely instructs students and intermediate photographers in the fundamental aesthetic and technical building blocks needed to create...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Focal Press

  6. Camera & Craft: Learning the Technical Art of Digital Photography

    (The Digital Imaging Masters Series)

    By Andy Batt, Candace Dobro, Jodie Steen

    Series: The Digital Imaging Masters Series

    #2 on Photo.net's list of Best Photography Books of 2014! To create successful imagery, you need to balance technical know-how and aesthetic vision. In Camera & Craft, we deconstruct photographic principles in new ways to help you think through your process. Together with nine guest...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Focal Press

  7. Close Up Photography in Nature

    By John and Barbara Gerlach

    Capturing the grandeur of landscapes or mood of a certain natural light is challenging but often the simple details of a texture or color evade photographers most of all. In Close Up Photography in Nature, best-selling authors and nature photography pros, John and Barbara Gerlach,...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Focal Press

  8. Transformational Imagemaking: Handmade Photography Since 1960

    By Robert Hirsch

    This groundbreaking survey of significant work and ideas focuses on imagemakers who have pushed beyond the boundaries of photography as a window on our material world. Through interviews with more than 40 key artists, this book explores a diverse group of curious experimentalists who have...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Focal Press

  9. Capturing Light

    The Heart of Photography

    By Michael Freeman

    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

  10. Visual Alchemy: The Fine Art of Digital Montage

    By Catherine McIntyre

    Catherine McIntyre, like many fine artists, created traditional art for decades before encountering the versatility of digital imaging technology. Free of her Rotring pens and scalpel, she now uses Photoshop to create her montages. Visual Alchemy explores McIntyre’s sources of inspiration as well...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Focal Press