Photography The New Basics

Photography: The New Basics

Principles, Techniques and Practice

  1. Graham Diprose
  2. Jeff Robins
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  • ISBN 9780500289785
  • 24.50 x 18.70 cm
  • Paperback
  • 408pp
  • 547 Illustrations, 485 in colour
  • First published 2012
‘Incredibly readable and pleasingly visual … a great buy for anyone just starting off in photography’ – Amateur Photography

The definitive photography textbook for the digital age, packed with technical tips, practical exercises, contemporary images and step-by-step guidance for all aspiring photographers


Step-by-step guidance on:
• Choosing the right camera and lenses
• Exposure settings and control
• Digital capture
• File processing and basic image manipulation
• Resolution, compression and file types
• Colour management of digital files
• Digital output for print and screen
• Film photography and processing
• Visualizing and composition
• Studio and location still life
• Landscapes and cityscapes
• Fashion, beauty and portraiture
• Reportage, documentary photography and photojournalism
• Experimental imaging

Graham Diprose is an advertising photographer who taught undergraduate and graduate photography in the Faculty of Design at the London College of Communication, and has created several exhibitions of digital photography.
Jeff Robins has been a professional photographer shooting advertising and commercial photography for over thirty years, while serving as a digital photography consultant and as a visiting lecturer at the London College of Communication.