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Introduction: Where is the Landscape?

J.A.P. Alexander

Jesse Alexander is a freelance photographer, writer and educator. He has contributed articles and criticism for numerous print and online photographic publications and has taught photography and visual culture in colleges and universities in the UK. Jesse completed an MFA in Documentary Photography at the University of Wales, Newport and continues to pursue documentary projects that explore our socio-political relationship to the landscape and our environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Perspectives on Place : Theory and Practice in Landscape Photography

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...Although the landscape as subject matter for professional artists—within its own distinct category—is a relatively recent pursuit, humans have depicted their environments and the things within them for as long as they have had the means...

Macro Photography

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Photography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...Most subjects are recorded at less than one-seventh their actual size – expressed as 1:7 (the reproduction ratio). A photograph is considered to be a close-up if it is in the range one-seventh lifesize (1:7) to lifesize (1:1). True macro...

Panorama

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Photography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...A panorama is a wide, unbroken view. For a picture to be considered panoramic it should match or exceed the natural angle of human vision. Full 360° panoramas can be produced. Panoramas can be made with a panoramic camera or from a sequence...

Pinhole Photography

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Photography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...Pinhole photography uses a pinhole instead of an image-forming lens capable of being focused. A tiny hole produces an image by restricting possible light paths from brightly lit points on the subject to just one. A coherent, upside-down...

Photojournalism

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Photography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...Photojournalism is newsgathering using images rather than the written word. Photojournalism is intentioned photography with an element of timeliness and presumed objectivity. An image will aim to tell a story and may well be part...

Photomicrography

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Photography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...A photomicrograph is an image taken through a light microscope with a camera – sometime referred to as photomicroscopy. This produces a magnified image of an item. Magnification above x20 is usually considered the point at which macro...

Reportage

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...A style of photography characterised by images that capture and detail defining moments of real life and the joys and horrors of the world equally. Reportage photography is commonly used to document the world we live in, particularly its...

Abstract

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Photography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...Realistic abstractions are real-world objects and locations photographically represented in a novel way. The source of the image (in this case a blue plastic beach sledge, part filled with sand) is often unrecognisable.A photograph can...

Application

David Präkel

David Präkel has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in journalism, photography and education. He has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Photography 01: Composition

AVA Publishing SA, 2012

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...Vatican stairsCareful geometric composition is applied to a travel photograph of tourists climbing a great spiral staircase in the Vatican, Rome. Photographic technique is used to blur the moving people, contrasting them with the precision...

Please read the small print: Business terms and photography contracts

Lisa Pritchard

Lisa Pritchard has been working with and advising professional photographers for more than two decades. Starting her career at a well known photo library, she went on to establish herself as one of the UK’s leading photographers agents and stills producers, setting up her own agency, LPA (Lisa Pritchard Agency) in 2001. Lisa is a frequent guest speaker at photography colleges and seminars, a regular judge of photography competitions and a well known contributor to the trade press. More information can be found on her at www.lisapritchard.com. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Running a successful photography business

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...‘You’d better have a good set of definitions up front, or you can be in for some nasty surprises.’Paint-splattered community police at the Notting Hill Carnival, London. © Paul Clarke.‘Business terms’ are basically the legal terms upon...