The places time forgotFrom the magical empty theatres of Detroit to the lost playgrounds of Chernobyl, there are places across the globe that were once a hub of activity, but are now abandoned and in decay.
Autofocus changed the way photos are taken, making it easier to capture and keep the subject in sharp focus. Since autofocus was first introduced, it has become much more complicated, offering different focus modes, focus types, and focus points. What started out as a way to simplify the photo-making process has turned into a complicated endeavor with numerous choices and settings.
A Photographer's Guide to Focus and Autofocus: From Snapshots to Great Shots is here to ans
This book is a compilation of interviews and essays that cover a broad range of photographers and photographic disciplines. Each photographer profiled made a living by concentrating on a specific aspect of the craft, but in doing so transcended their livelihood to become recognized for more than the type of images they created. Each had a distinct "style," creative approach, dedication to the craft, point of view about themselves and the world.
In this incisive and wide-ranging photographic project, British photographer Jason Larkin explores the vast waste dumps created by Johannesburg's gold mining industry. Larkin's sensitive images of life on and around the city's incongruous man-made hills shed light on some of the most challenging questions facing South Africa today.
Gives an introduction to the world's greatest photographers from the inception of photography that bears proof of the magic of the camera. From Felix Nadar to Nan Goldin, this title features photographers, each of whom represents an important aspect of photography's evolution. It also includes reproductions of their most important works.