Photography and Visual Culture Textbooks

New, Upcoming and Key Titles 2014


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This catalog showcases textbooks in Photography and Visual Culture published by Focal Press and Routledge.

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  1. No Plastic Sleeves: Portfolio and Self-Promotion Guide for Photographers and Designers

    2nd Edition

    By Larry Volk, Danielle Currier

    A polished and professional portfolio—including both print pieces and an online presence—is more important than ever for photographers and other creative professionals to make a great first impression and secure employment. This new edition of No Plastic Sleeves has been updated to address all...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Focal Press

  2. Photography Beyond Technique: Essays from F295 on the Informed Use of Alternative and Historical Photographic Processes

    Edited by Tom Persinger

    Photography is not dying and has not died. It has been an ever-changing medium since its earliest days, and while near-obsession with the technology of the day may have defined photography over the course of its existence, photography is so much more than hardware and software. Photography is...

    Published January 21st 2014 by Focal Press

  3. History of Art

    A Student's Handbook, 5th Edition

    By Marcia Pointon

    This fully revised edition of the History of Art: A Student's Handbook introduces students to the kinds of practices, challenges, questions and writings they will encounter in studying the history of art. Marcia Pointon conveys the excitement of Art History as a multi-faceted discipline addressing...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Camera & Craft

    Learning the Technical Art of Digital Photography

    By Andy Batt, Candace Dobro, Jodie Steen

    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 photographers, we explore photographic practice and follow up with...

    To Be Published November 28th 2014 by Focal Press

  5. Color Management & Quality Output

    Working with Color from Camera to Display to Print

    By Tom P. Ashe

    We have all felt the frustration of wasting time, paper, and effort when our prints or web images don’t match the images we see on our monitors. Fortunately, you’re holding the resource that will help solve these problems. This book guides you through the hardware settings and software steps you’ll...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Focal Press