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Books by Bruce Barnbaum. Books. The Art of Photography A Personal. The Art of Photography An Approach to Personal Expression. Quantity. Bruce Barnbaum of Granite Falls, WA entered photography as a hobbyist in the s. After 40 years, it is still his hobby; it has also been his life’s work since.

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Workshops — Bruce Barnbaum

Would recommend to new and experienced photographers. In his accessible style, Barnbaum presents how-to techniques for both traditional and digital approaches. For the former aspect, I will recommend it to all Ph.

Filled with over beautiful photographs, as well as numerous charts, graphs, and tables. The Art of Photography was first published in and remained in print until Where were I from this book all these years?

Having started from digital, I can finally understand some of the things that differentiate the two approaches, and also some of the unifying themes like the zone system vs channel histograms. Overall, a good read for serious photographers, perhaps too complex for amateurs. Jan 08, Seema varnbaum it it was amazing. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Book sales and foreign translations prove that this is the textbook and art book to include in your library. Aug 15, Deigh rated it liked it. Baarnbaum a photographer he has seen the changes in our land and our landscape—almost all of them for the worse—that have taken place in the 35 years he has actively been photographing our planet.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Paperbackpages. Last, but not least, the conviction of the author that great photography is always the result of respectful, caring, and in general feelings about the subject of the photograph was unsubstantiated; simplistically, I believe a good, artsy photography could be produced not only by luck by an amateur, especially with the great advances of technology.


It even lies flat when opened to the page you want. The book can be ordered today, for immediate signing and shipping. Being able to get inside the head of a photographer who has mastered the medium as an artform is unique. The images are beautiful.

The Art of Photography…An Approach to Personal Expression

Now I know why I just can’t take decent photos of some things, I’m just not interested in them enough to have any emotional response. I’m at the beginning of my journey of becoming a more serious photographer and found the information contained in this book to be truly insightful. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Bruce has been self-publishing the book ever since, but with limited distribution until now. Highly recommended for serious aspirants.

I thought of writing review bxrnbaum this book when I finish the initial chapters on “art side” of photography. I’m giving it three stars only because film badnbaum will find this a must have and like I said, the images are beautiful The rest of us will find something barnhaum relevant to modern photography. We invite people of any and all sexes, any and all skin colors, hair colors or none at all and nationalities, and any religious belief or none at all.

The last chapters discu Reading this book is not a small task. Readable and understandable, with some priceless advises to photographers of any skill level although technical proficiency will certainly facilitate fulfilling your potential as an artist.

If a workshop is cancelled for any reason, your deposit will be returned in full. Apr 13, Mike rated it liked it. Although his focus is on film, there are chapters on digital, and in any event, the approach to expression is universal, they type of camera just provides some parameters of how you can bbarnbaum the expression tangible.

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Dec 15, Kai Pak rated it it was amazing. Of course, it is a real experience to go out on shooting sessions with Bruce, long before dawn. Aug 23, Tonino Barnbaim rated it it was amazing.

After working for several years as a mathematical analyst and computer programmer for missile guidance systems, he abruptly left the field and turned to photography in late Want to Read saving….

While there’s plenty of technical info, what really made this book so worth reading for me as an amateur photographer was it’s focus pun intended on photographic seeing and using photography to capture a mood, an emotion, a batnbaum.

It’s also about photography, barnhaum the technical aspects both film and digital to a discussion about photography myths.

Now that I have almost finished all the chapters relevant to me, it’s only apt to say that this one is a classic! Doesn’t matter if you’re focused on digital or traditional print, I think what Barnbaum has to say here transcends all of that.

The visual delight of the endless variation of patterns Barnbaum discovers and records are enhanced rbuce his small essays. Oct 23, Zhifei Ge rated it it was amazing Shelves: It puts people to sleep. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Please try your request again later. Final payment is requested 5 weeks prior to the start of the workshop. Excellent insightful writing on the “why” of photography in the good bits, especially the parts on capturing your emotional response to a scene rather than a realistic picture of the scene.