Basics Creative Photography 01: Design Principles

Basics Creative Photography 01: Design Principles

by Jeremy Webb

Jeremy Webber is Professor and Dean of Law, University of Victoria, British Columbia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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AVA Publishing SA, 2010
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    978-2-9404-7605-3 (online)

    978-2-9404-1136-8 (paperback)

    978-2-9404-3971-3 (epdf)

    978-1-3500-3444-0 (epub)
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    First Edition
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Basics Creative Photography 01: Design Principles
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Basics Creative Photography 01: Design Principles introduces photographers to a more considered approach that can add dynamism and impact to imagery, whatever the style or genre – something that today's editors, curators and publishers are all crying out for.

In an age over-saturated with photographic imagery, this book demonstrates how design awareness can add a new level of depth to your images.

Featured topics: basic design theory; the use of space; positional decisions; the elements of design; line; shape or form; space; texture; light; colour; pattern; rhythm; contrast; scale and proportion; abstraction; movement and flow; containment; emphasis and emotion; juxtaposition; incongruity; mood and emotion

Featured artists: Aleksandr Rodchenko; Angus Fraser; Angus McBean; Ansen Seale; Constantine Manos; Ernst Haas; Henri Cartier-Bresson; Libby Double-King; Martine Franck; Naoya Hatakeyama; Olivia Parker; Pascal Renoux; Steve Hart