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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On the whole I find this a very useful work. Graded Papers Fiber Base Papers vs. Pages with related products. Barnbaum not only is a great teacher and that’s obviously immensely helpful. While very brief, I found them out of place in a book on photography. The prime focus of the book remains squarely on creative, expressive, artistic photography.

Where were I from this book all these years? This book is not yet featured on Listopia. A painfully dry and boring textbook on photography. This latest incarnation of his textbook, which has evolved, grown, and been refined over the past 35 years, will prove to be an ongoing, invaluable photographic reference for years to come.

Bruce Barnbaum ‘s The Art of Photography is a book about art, design, self-expression, and creativity.

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This book almost immediately made me a true artist who can now consistently and deliberately create the exact message I want to communicate. Ot large part of this book is dedicated to the Zone System and different methods of development to include compensating development. By far the best book on photography as an brice, that I came across so far. Other than as an historical aside, I found them of little use as a solely digital photographer.


Please try again later. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Trivia About The Art of Photog Each has their importance, but at times, they seem to interfere as one reads. The formulation of a vision for each photograph is a concept that is novel for me, but following various fields of artistic interest and merging visualization with perfect execution are ideas that resonate with me.

About the Author Bruce Barnbaum, of Granite Falls, WA, entered te as a hobbyist in the s, and after four decades, it is still his hobby.

Jul 12, Diego Vasquez rated it it was amazing. In any case, it is wonderful that the author is ready to comment on stellar examples of his own work. I would also have liked to see more about composition elements, and stronger examples of how composition works or notsince composition is a defining element of photography.

The images are beautiful.

The Art of Photography

The book can be ordered today, for immediate signing and shipping. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. All contact proof prints of negatives should be made at the same exposure.

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It contains detailed information on digital approaches to photography and traditional approaches to photography. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. In summary, I have purchased probably 20 photo guides over the past five years, but if I could only keep one, this would be it!


Without talking down to anyone, or talking over anyone’s head, Barnbaum presents “how to” techniques for both traditional and digital approaches. These chapters are worth the price of the og. What makes him the best I have read is that his images are phenomenal. Bruce’s advice on “photographic seeing” is the most valuable one any budding amateur can get.

I liked very much this book. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The Beginner’s Photography Guide: For the former aspect, I will recommend it to all Ph.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It has also been barhbaum life’s work for the past 30 years. A great number of photographers can produce exquisite photographs that say nothing and inspire nobody. You won’t be able to put it down.

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