Tao of Photography

Tao of Photography

Book - 2000
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Combining ancient principles of harmony with modern camera techniques, this unusual book offers photographers new ways to produce innovative, meaningful, and memorable pictures. The author shows how to apply Tao concepts of Yin and Yang and "the Way" to photography, balancing the pros and cons of one action over another in every decision: whether to choose color or black-and-white film; fast film or film-grained; wide angle or long lens; high or low viewpo∫ large or small format; light or dark exposure. Basic photographic techniques are explained in step-by-step instructions, and the book's expert technical tips include the latest information on digital photography.
Publisher: New York : Amphoto Books, 2000
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
ISBN: 0817460047
Call Number: 770.1 ANG


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May 11, 2013

A little philosophical for me, but does cover some helpful topics. A nice read when you want something different. It's more about the attitude of the photographer than any particular skills or techniques. The digital photography portions are way outdated.

Sep 06, 2008

Nice blend between the practical and the philosophical. Beautiful photos and thought provoking quotes.


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