Henry Horenstein is an American artist/photographer. Author of “Shoot What You Love” and “Histories: Tales from the 70’s.”. Black and White Photography has ratings and 23 reviews. Rebecca said: Since I’m more into film photography than inferior digital photography methods. This introduction to black-and-white technique is used throughout the U.

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Tweet this article Share on Facebook Pin on Pinterest. The Bully Pulpit December 27th, That still sort of bugs me and seems counter-intuitive, but I think I at least understand now. Bay Window December 26th, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


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I got it because I just got my first SLR camera, and wanted a book that would help me make sense of all the things the new camera lets me control manually, like the aperture hnry shutter speed. Oct 03, Falcon rated it really liked it Shelves: Perfect Darkness December 24th, He is the author of over 30 books, including a series of photographic textbooks that have been used by hundreds of thousands of students over the past 30 years. Open Preview See a Problem? A totally revised edition of one of the best-selling books in the field.

Black and White Photography: A Basic Manual

This edition of Black and White Photography, Third Revised Edition has been totally redesigned and updated to encompass the latest photographic techniques, materials, and processes. Digital cameras are mentioned in passing, but the author is assuming that you’ll be shooting on film and developing and printing your photos yourself.


Great price on a college text book.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I had been taking photos with a 35mm for 6 years prior to reading this book, with two years of classes and darkroom experience under my belt. InChronicle Books published Honky Tonk, Horenstein’s documentary survey of country music during the late s and photogrzphy s.

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Little Brown overview. Highly recommended for a beginner photographer interested in learning fundamental skills for black and white manual photography.

John rated it it was amazing May 26, The book got me thinking about contrast, composition, lighting, and range of focus, which is important no matter what kind of photography you’re into. Masukri Musor rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time.

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Re-reading this great book that walks you through everything hotenstein need to know about photography. My textbook way back when started formally studying photography. I’m glad I read the chapter on black and white film, for example, because it had good information on ISO, which is actually still something you can set on a digital camera.


Nov 09, Jakenv rated it really liked it. Aug 31, Cassidy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 31, Ulina rated it really liked it Shelves: This may be because this book was published in the ‘s.

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Coalescing December 19th, This book is geared toward photographers photogarphy shoot film, though folks who shoot digital can learn a gr This book has been on my to-read list for quite some time now and now I realize why my photography instructors recommended it. It includes information on new and improved hoeenstein and printing papers, automation, digital photography, and monochromatic and hand-colored images, as well as a portfolio section of images by notable contemporary photographers.

Black and WhiteHenry Horenstein. A little outdated now, I imagine.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I purchased a new copy of this as one of my first real acquisitions of photography books that had not been handed down to me or had to be purchased for school. Crisis of Experience December 5th, Lists with This Book.

Sep 25, CD rated it liked it Shelves: There are others, but this is a good one to start with. Using this in conjunction with a class I’m teaching on darkroom black and white photography.

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