Foundation Course: Black & White Photography

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An authoritative, self-contained course book on successfully taking black and white photographs

Aimed at beginners, Foundation Course: Black & White Photography is part of a structured series of tutorials that explain the basic skills and techniques of photography in relation to a specific subject area. Written by experts, each book is divided into six main sections: Basics, Lessons, Revision, Project, Analysis, and Progress. The book offers information on the types of camera, lenses, tripods, filters, and other useful accessories; the basics of exposure, metering, aperture and shutter speed, ISO, dynamic range, histograms, exposure compensation, and using filters. There's also information on color and composition, including the effects of light, the effects of color on the perception of a photograph, and how this changes when shooting black and white.


David Taylor is an award-winning landscape and travel photographer whose work has taken him all over the world.