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The Art of Photography. 2 reviews. by Bruce Barnbaum. Publisher: Rocky Nook. Release Date: November ISBN: View table of contents. Announcing a reduced price for remaining copies of the acclaimed 1st edition of: “The Art of Photography an Approach to Personal Expression”. Bruce’s. Bruce Barnbaum · Home · About · Workshops · Books · Essay. prev / next. Back to Home. 0. Abstracts. BasinMtn.

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The Art of Photography : An Approach to Personal Expression

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Aug 23, Tonino Filipovic rated it it was amazing. This book almost immediately made me a true artist who can now consistently and deliberately create the exact message I want to communicate.

At the time I purchased this fantastic treatise on personal expression I was ready to take things to the next level. I skimmed over rat before getting back to the creative stuff. If you actually shoot and develop film, it would be perfect!

I’m giving it three stars only because film photographers will find this a must have and like I said, the images are beautiful The rest of us will find something more relevant to modern photography. Shifts your thinking when it coming to photography.


Bruce is a frequent contributor to several photography magazines. Bruce is recognized as one of the finest darkroom printers on this planet, both for his photogaphy black and white work, as well as for barnbajm color imagery. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Not just one of the best photography books I’ve ever read, one of the best books I’ve ever read. The Best Books of AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

The Art of Photography

I read as much as I could and had to give up. The Art of Photography 2 reviews.

To alleviate this problem, Bruce suggests a broadening of the portfolio, either from the start, or whenever allowed by the publisher’s wishes; this approach could match the natural expressive and technical development of the artist. Jan 21, Skyler thhe it really liked it Shelves: Other than as an historical aside, I found them of little use as a solely digital photographer.

Chapter 10 presents the printing process; it’s rather technical. This is the best book on the art of photography I’ve read. Chapter 12 closes the circle of technical aspects photovraphy photographyafter visualization, exposure, development, and printing, with presentation dry mounting and correcting mistakes in the mounted picture. Book sales and foreign translations prove that this is the textbook and art book to include in your library. A good book on photography,but too much orientation to film.

Having started from digital, I can finally understand some of the things that differentiate the two approaches, and also some of the unifying themes like the zone system vs channel histograms. See and discover other items: I don’t really know where to start this review.


The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression by Bruce Barnbaum

It’s a bit up and down this book. His approach is creative and go beyond the technical as he delves deeply into the philosophical, expressive, and creative aspects of photography. Jul 06, Manish rated it liked it.

Mar 23, Kate rated it it was amazing. The Art of Photography phptography first published in and remained in print until Book Description This is an updated and newly revised edition of the classic book The Art of Photography originally published inwhich has often been described as the most readable, understandable, and complete textbook on photography.

Graded Papers Fiber Base Papers vs. While there’s plenty barnbbaum technical info, what really made this book so worth reading for me as an amateur photographer was it’s focus pun intended on photographic seeing and using photography to capture a mood, an emotion, a sensation.

Chapters on composition, tones, contrast and color are worth a reread.