For introductory, one-semester courses devoted to digital photography.
The London, Upton, Stone series has helped over 1,000,000 photography students capture their potential.
After a very successful first edition, this second edition returns with the most up-to-date industry knowledge. Modeled after the long-running and widely used A Short Course in Photography, a brief text which presents the medium entirely in its most updated form.
-MyArtsLab: Interact and experience with photographs! MyArtsLab includes practice quizzes, interactive demonstrations of technical concepts enhanced with audio and video, guided tours (CLOSER LOOK FEATURE) of fine art photographs designed to help students improve their composition, an interactive troubleshooting section, and more.
-Getting Started Section: If you are brand new to photography, this section will walk you through the first steps of selecting and loading a memory card, setting the camera’s menu options, focusing sharply, adjusting the exposure, and making your first pictures.
-Projects: These projects are designed to help you develop your technical and expressive skills.
-Making Better Prints: Includes information about how to adjust your photographs with image-editing software, select ink and paper, print them, and then display them in a mat and frame.
-Types of lenses, cameras, lighting, and software are implemented throughout for organizing and archiving photography.
-History of Photography: The medium has been used for documentation, persuasion, and personal expression since its invention in the early 19th century.