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09-13-2009, 10:38 AM   #1
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[SOLD] Rare Classic Photography Book

Successful Photography - Canon World of Photography

This great book is almost impossible to find. I did several searches online and never could locate it. Probably given with a Canon camera back in the days when this was done. Printed in Canada just before the digital camera age.
Covers just about everything you wanted to know about photography, whether film or digital. The title tells it all.
Book in excellent shape.
144 pages of helpful text plus breath taking photos.

7 Composing in the viewfinder Comparing the camera view with how the human eye sees; using the viewfinder; making a viewing frame
12 Where to put the horizon The horizon in horizontal or vertical format pictures; varying the 'classic' solution for different effect
16 Using the background Background and composition; avoiding false attachments; competitive backgrounds and intrusive light or color
20 The foreground Using the foreground to emphasize or inform; adding depth and scale; framing the subject
25 Where to put the subject Imaginative placing for different effects; the use of intersecting thirds and emphatic alternatives
32 The edges of the picture Cropping in the viewfinder and on the finished print; using the edges for emphasis
37 Choosing your viewpoint Exploring the subject for best viewpoint; viewpoint, lighting and perspective; advantages of changing lenses
42 Judging the moment Quick reactions and adept camera control; learning to anticipate; sports
49 Images in silhouette Using natural or artificial light, the sun, fog, mist; effects of low and high viewpoints
58 Awareness of line and shape Finding the dominant lines and shapes; their effects on contrast and mood; controlling line and shapes
63 Dicovering patterns Types of pattern and how to use them; how light and colour affect pattern
70 Emphasizing texture Conveying texture by focusing and use of light; how to accentuate texture
78 Tone and contrast Achieving a full tonal range; the effect of light on tone; contrast created by colour and how to control it
83 Seeing in black and white Visualizing in black and white; its advantages over colour; using filters to add contrast
88 Giving pictures scale and depth Using converging lines to indicate distance; finding vanishing points and the horizon; changing your viewpoint
96 Creating depth Scale, contour, tone and texture combining to give a sense of depth; using selective focusing for close-ups
103 Exploiting depth of field Altering depth of field by changing lens or aperture; creative use of extensive and shallow depth of field
108 Using movement Adjusting your camera's shutter speed, to record movement as an expressive blur, or freeze the action at its climax
114 Panning the camera Emphasizing motion by panning the camera to follow the subject st
118 Absract images Manipulating the basic elements of composition to create abstract pictures; breaking the rules transforms an ordinary subject
126 John Bulmer John Bulmer's gentle images are washed with pastel colours
132 Paolo Koch This versatile photographer gleans his images from locations all over the world
138 lkko Narahara By careful framing, Narahara charges everyday scenes with energy and tension
142 Glossary 144 Index
144 Photographic credits

Only $25 and you will get 10 times that back in knowledge. $3.00 shipping conus only.

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09-13-2009, 10:36 PM   #2
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What are the dimentions of the book and its approximate weight?

How much to ship to Canada?

How do I send you a Private Message?

I'm fairly new at this.

09-14-2009, 05:40 AM   #3
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I will buy it. Please advise how payment to be made. I live in Spain but shipment will be to my daughter in Harrisburg, PA.
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Size of book is 8.5 x.11.5 inches and shipping weight 3 pounds.


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