New Arrivals · Photography

April 15, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Studio anywhere : a photographer's guide to shooting in unconventional locations

April 14, 2017
Fancher, Nick, author.
[San Francisco, Calif.] : Peachpit Press, 2015.
xxi, 241 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
The living room studio -- The backyard studio -- The basement studio -- The office studio -- The park studio -- The street studio.
What's your definition of a photo studio? Is it a room with a white seamless backdrop or a cyc wall? Maybe it's simply anywhere you're in control of the lighting. In a perfect world, where every day is a breezy 72 degrees with partial cloud coverage, we would all have a 5,000-square-foot studio--and the entire catalog of B & H"!in our equipment lockups. But the reality is that you may have an outdated DSLR with two decent lenses (which took you several years to save up for), and all you have at your disposal is an unfinished basement, your garage, or the empty conference room at your office. That's where Studio Anywhere comes in. With photographer Nick Fancher as your guide, you'll learn how to get portfolio-ready photos while working in some of the most problematic scenarios imaginable. Whether shooting a corporate portrait, a test shoot with a model, or a promo shoot with a band, you'll discover that most of the time, there's no need for an expensive studio--you just have to get creative. Studio Anywhere is a resource for photographers to learn through behind-the-scenes photos and lighting diagrams from a range of photo shoots--but it doesn't stop there. Because directing a photo shoot involves more than simply knowing how to wield a camera or process a raw file, Nick also lets you in on the aesthetic decisions he makes in his signature photos, inspiring you to develop your own vision. And, finally, he describes his Lightroom and Photoshop workflow so you can learn how to deftly navigate post-processing. --

Studio anywhere 2 : hard light : a photographer's guide to shaping hard light

April 10, 2017
Fancher, Nick, author.
San Rafael, CA : Rocky Nook Inc., 2017.
xxxiii, 192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Includes index.

Practical photography digital camera school

April 5, 2017
London : Carlton Books Limited, 2016.
208 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes index.

In appreciation to G.A. Ginter

March 31, 2017
[Cincinnati, Ohio?] : Queen City Pictorialists, 1946.
1 volume (unpaged) : black and white photographs ; 34 cm
Title from cover.
A red spiral bound scrapbook with title and ex libris plate mounted on cover. Item is encased in brown box. Scrapbook contains black & white photographs from the members of the Queen City Pictorialists photography club compiled in honor of Gustavus Ginter's 70th birthday. Ginter was a Cincinnati attorney and member of the club. Some photographs are signed by the photographer including B.H. Corlett, R.P. Nute, Chas. H. Partington, Bill White, R.W. Alexander, W.R. Knight, Warden La Roe, George R. Hoxie, Dick Poyne, Adrian G. Moore and J. Anthony Bill. Some photographs are mounted on blank pages.

Read this if you want to take great photographs of places

March 27, 2017
Carroll, Henry, author.
London : Laurence King Publishing Ltd, [2017].
127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Includes index.
"50 master photographers including: Alec Soth, Martin Parr, Robert Adams, Todd Hido, Rut Blees Luxemburg, Julius Shulman, Rinko Kawauchi, Thomas Ruff, Tim Hetherington, Joel Sternfeld" --Back cover.
Where are you? -- Composition -- Exposure -- Light -- Manipulation -- Location.

Aging gracefully : portraits of people over 100

March 15, 2017
Thormaehlen, Karsten, photographer.
San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, [2017]
120 pages : portraits (chiefly color) ; 29 cm

My life in focus : a photographer's journey with Elizabeth Taylor and the Hollywood jet set

March 14, 2017
Bozzacchi, Gianni, author.
Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2017]
ix, 298 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
In My Life in Focus, Bozzacchi traces his journey from humble beginnings to the sphere of the rich and famous. As a child, he cultivated his skills by working with his father -- a photographer for the Italian government. Following in his parent's footsteps was not something Bozzacchi had foreseen for his future; but his passion for taking pictures and his ability to put his subjects at ease enabled him to capture stunning images of some of the greatest stars of the twentieth century, including Audrey Hepburn, Steve McQueen, Raquel Welch, Mia Farrow, Clint Eastwood, and the royal family of Monaco.

The photo ark : one man's quest to document the world's animals

March 13, 2017
Sartore, Joel, author, photographer.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2017]
399 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.

The 100 photographs that changed the world

March 6, 2017
222 pages : illustrations (some col.) ; 29 cm
The 100 most famous photographs in contemporary history, the shots that showed the world epoch-making moments and points of no return, the images that through their expressive force moved consciences and set off changes in politics and society: from giants like Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa to great reporters like Elliott Erwitt, Eugene Smith, and Kevin Carter, a sequence of images that will certainly leave an impression.

The garden photography workshop : tips and techniques for capturing your garden

February 27, 2017
Jones, Andrea, 1960- author.
Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2017.
224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm

I am you : selected works, 1942-1978

February 24, 2017
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006, photographer.
Göttingen, Germany : Steidl ; Pleasantville, New York : the Gordon Parks Foundation ; Berlin, Germany : C/O Berlin Foundation, 2016.
287 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
"This publication accompanies an exhibition of the same name traveling to: C/O Berlin Foundation, September 10-December 4, 2016, Berlin, Germany; Versicherungskammer Kulturstiftung, February 7-May 7, 2017, Munich, Germany; FOAM, June 16-September 6, 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Deutsche Börse Group, The Cube, September 21, 2017-January 7, 2018, Eschborn, Germany."
"The texts introducing each section of photographs, most of which were written by George Philip LeBourdais, have been adapted from Gordon Parks : collected works (Steidl, 2012)."
Foreword / Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr. -- Sequence and series : photographic and filmic thinking by Gordon Parks / Felix Hoffman -- Fashion, 1947-1954 -- Harlem is nowhere, 1948 -- Harlem gang leader, 1948 -- Ingrid Bergman on Stromboli, 1949 -- Back to Fort Scott, 1950 -- Alberto Giacometti, 1951 -- Alexander Calder, 1952 -- A man becomes invisible, 1952 -- Fashion, 1956-1978 -- Segregation in the South, 1956 -- Crime, 1957 -- Duke Ellington, 1960 -- Muhammad Ali, 1966/1970 -- Flavio, 1961 -- The learning tree, 1963 -- The March on Washington, 1963 -- Black Muslims, 1963 -- A Harlem family, 1967.
Injustice, violence, the rise of the American civil rights movement, high fashion and the arts-Gordon Parks captured half a century of the vast changes to the American cultural landscape in his multi-faceted career. I AM YOU: Selected Works, 1942-1978 reveals the breadth of his work as the first African American photographer for Vogue and Life magazines as well as a filmmaker, and as a writer. Reportage for major magazines dominated Parks' work from 1948 to 1972. He chronicled black America's struggle for equality, exposing the harsh realities of life in Harlem, institutionalized racism, and shocking poverty. Parks was equally accomplished as a portraitist, capturing figures such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King alongside entertainers including Duke Ellington and Ingrid Bergman. He turned his attention to film in the 1960s with social documentaries as well as the now cult classic Shaft (1971). This book traces the threads of Parks' achievements, examining his multi-layered oeuvre through the interaction between his photographic and filmic visions.

The alienated photographer

February 16, 2017
Kalisher, Simpson.
New York : Two Penny Press, 2011.
62 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

Digital SLR photography all-in-one

February 2, 2017
Correll, Robert, author.
xiv, 592 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
"6 books in one!"--Cover.
Book 1: Pursuing Digital SLR Photography. Embracing Digital SLRs -- Handling, Cleaning, and Protecting Your Camera -- Learning About Lenses -- Exploring Menus and Camera Settings -- Taking Pictures with Your dSLR -- Book 2: Looking Through Lenses. Appreciating Standard Zoom Lenses -- Enjoying Wide-Angle Lenses -- Capturing Macros and Close-ups -- Reaching Out with Telephoto Lenses -- Exploring Other Lenses -- Book 3: Taking Creative Control. Making Sense of Exposure -- Setting the Aperture -- Choosing a Shutter Speed -- Selecting an ISO -- Using Filters -- Book 4: Lighting the Scene. Working with Ambient Light -- Exploring Basic Flash Photography -- Using an Externl Flash and Accessories -- Book 5: Managing and Processing Your Shots. Transferring and Managing Photos -- Quickly Sprucing Up Shots -- Digging Deeper into Photo Editing -- Expressing Your Artistry -- Creating Panoramas -- Enjoying HDR Photography -- Book 6: Showcasing Different Scenes. Portraits -- Landscapes -- Action -- Close-ups -- Odds and Ends.
"It doesn't matter if your camera says Canon, Nikon, or Sony on the outside. If a passion for photography is on your inside, this all-encompassing guide will be your new best friend. Packed with instruction on how to take your photos from so-so to stunning, Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies gives you all the easy-to-follow guidance you need to capture stills, portraits, action shots, and moments in time you'll be proud to share."

Pet photography : the secrets to creating authentic pet portraits

January 27, 2017
Levine, Norah, author.
v, 273 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
Discovering opportunities, challenges, and rewards -- Bringing your gear and your bag of tricks -- Exposure for pets : getting it right in-camera -- Composition, color, and creativity -- The light -- The photo shoot -- Photographing dogs -- Photographing cats -- Photographing horses and other animals -- Photographing for nonprofits : giving back and collaborating.

Cecil Beaton at home : an interior life

January 23, 2017
Ginger, Andrew, author.
New York : Rizzoli New York, 2016.
368 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm

Greatest landscapes : stunning photographs that inspire and astonish

January 5, 2017
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2016]
398 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
From one majestic nature landscape to the next, this is an iconic collection of National Geographic&#x;s photography of the world's most beautiful locations that will immortalize the beauty of the great outdoors, showcasing evocative, and often unseen, images of extraordinary landscapes around the world. With vast deserts in twilight, snowcapped mountain ranges at the brink of dawn, a forest in the height of autumn colors, these indelible images will magnify the beauty, emotion, and depth that can be captured in the split second of a camera flash, taking readers on a spectacular visual journey and offering an elegant conduit to the world around them. Paired with illuminating insights from celebrated photographers, this beautiful book weaves a vibrant tapestry of images that readers will turn to again and again. --Publisher

Pet photography : design irresistible portraits of dogs, cats, people with their animals, and much more

December 7, 2016
Eskridge, Kay, author.
127 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.

Directory of photographers in the United States 1888 & 1889 and Canada 1889

November 11, 2016
Gagel, Diane VanSkiver.
Bowie, Md. : Heritage Books, 2010.
359 pages ; 27 cm
Taken from the 1st and 2nd annual editions of the "Lithographers' and photographers' directory: a directory for lithographers, photographers and for all allied arts and trades in the United States and Canada, Mexico, Central and South America," published in 1888 and 1889.

100 photographs : the most influential images of all time

November 4, 2016
New York, NY : Time Books, an imprint of Time Inc. Books, [2015]
235 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm

Digital photography essentials

November 3, 2016
Ang, Tom, author.
New York, New York : DK Publishing, [2016].
360 pages : illustrations, color, black & white ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Your first photos -- Ten pillars of photography -- preparing your camera -- Scene modes -- Viewing and sharing -- Elements of composition -- Image analysis: working with lines -- Perspective and viewpoints -- Quick fix: framing issues -- Composing with color -- Image analysis: order from chaos -- Visual toolkit: composition solutions -- Zoom lenses -- Optimizing image quality --Focusing on the essentials -- Close-ups --Image analysis: macro world -- Quick fix: capture problems -- Exposure metering -- Excessive dynamic range -- Inage analysis: hyper-dynamic range -- Quick fix: incorrect exposure -- High and low key -- Exposure time and motion blur -- Working inlow light -- Image analysis: the lady with the lamp -- Stability during capture -- Using aperture -- Image analysis: the beauty of blur -- Plane of focus -- Visual toolkit: focal length -- Lighting fundamentals -- Image analysis: lighting the way -- Visual toolkit: partnership with light -- Portable flash -- Studio lighting set-ups -- Lighting small objects -- image analysis: on location -- ISO and noise -- Color settings -- Image size and format -- Quick fix: optical techniques -- Expansive panoramas -- Effects filters -- Portraiture -- Visual toolkit: informal posing -- Child photography -- Image analysis: in conversation -- Art photography -- Visual toolkit: Arts of the visual -- Image analysis: suburban moonrise -- Quick fix: creative block -- Plantlife and gardens -- Animal photography -- Image analysis: cloudy waters -- Live events -- Image analysis: transfigured night -- Documentary photography -- Image analysis: cafè culture -- Travel photography -- Image analysis: crowded clichès -- Quick fix: ethical questions -- Architectural photography -- Interior worlds -- Landscape photography -- Inage analysis:chasing rainbows --

Picture perfect lighting : an innovative lighting system for photographing people

October 31, 2016
Valenzuela, Roberto, author.
Santa Barbara, California : Rocky Nook, [2016]
xviii, 340 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Includes index.

Photographing national parks : a guide for scouting and shooting America's most cherished lands

October 12, 2016
Nicholson, Chris, author.
xxi, 198, [11] pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm

American cinematographer manual

September 26, 2016
Hollywood, Calif. : American Society of Cinematographers, 2013.
vii, 958 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Errata sheets included.

Photographer's market.

September 21, 2016
Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books.
v. ; 24 cm.
Publisher varies: <2011-2017> North Light Books.

The beginner's photography guide : [the ultimate step-by-step manual for getting the most from your digital camera

July 26, 2016
Gatcum, Chris, author.
New York : DK Publishing, 2016.
192 pages : color photographs ; 24 cm
Subtitle from cover.
Includes index.
Equipment -- Exposure -- Focusing -- Lenses -- Available light -- Flash -- Image enhancement.
Presents step-by-step digital SLR camera basics, while introducing and demonstrating a wide variety of techniques.

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