‘How to Shoot a Motion Picture’ by Ivan Watson

‘How to Shoot a Motion Picture, twelve golden rules for better camerawork.’ I picked this book up in a charity shop, published in 1979 by The Macmillan Press Ltd, ISBN: 0-333-25630-1, Author: Ivan Watson.  This is a great little book that simply sets out twelve golden rules that professional film-makers follow to produce professional looking … More ‘How to Shoot a Motion Picture’ by Ivan Watson

The Digital Print

The Digital Print By Jeff Schewe, published by Peachpit Press, ISBN: 978-0-90845-2 I read this book some months ago and published my blog for it on my Art of Photography website in order to keep that site active.  However, I would like my assessors aware of the reading I am that I am doing towards … More The Digital Print

The Digital Negative

The Digital Negative, by Jeff Schewe, published by Peachpit Press, ISBN: 978-0-321-83957-2 I read this book a few months ago and I blogged it on my Art of Photography blog to be sure that my older blog sites are not deleted by WordPress should they think that they are now redundant due to lack of … More The Digital Negative

Photoshop School

I have now completed three courses with OCA ‘The Art of Photography’, ‘Context & Narrative’ and ‘Setting the Scene’ and I have read a great deal of books for these subjects.  However, I felt that my reading seriously neglected my knowledge of photo editing and with the completion of ‘Setting the Scene’ and before beginning … More Photoshop School

The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC / Lightroom 6

I have just read this book for a better understanding of Lightroom.  I first discovered Lightroom when I took up photography again and began to learn about the art of digital photography.  After a bit of research I purchased Adobe Photoshop Elements and got the basic principles of how it worked but I struggled to … More The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC / Lightroom 6

The Spoken Image

This book by Clive Scott and published by Reaktion Books Ltd ISBN: 1-86189-032-X is a book left over from my reading for my last course which was Context and Narrative.  It wasn’t on the reading list but it covered the subject matter of my course but in the end I read over 30 books for … More The Spoken Image