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Looking At Photographs: Animals.

Coleman, A. D.

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ISBN 10: 0811804186 / ISBN 13: 9780811804189
Published by Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1995
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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41 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. Signed by the author. Gift inscription also appears on front endpaper. PHOTOGRAPHY. This book isn't just about animals; it is about photography. It is about how photographs are made, what they hav to tell us, and how we can get the mos out of looking at them. Readers will be able too apply the ideas they learn here not only to pictures of animals, but to the many different kinds of photographs that come into their daily lives. (Key Words: Animals, Juvenile Literature, Photography, A. D. Coleman, Signed Books). Bookseller Inventory # 22552X1

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Title: Looking At Photographs: Animals.

Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Inscribed

Edition: First Edition..

Book Type: book

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Book by Lowe Visual Arts, Jacques

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Grade 5-8?Eighteen photographs of animals, some in color, most in black and white, are analyzed in this appealing book about how a camera can make humans see the various creatures of the world in new ways. The pictures, all by well-known photographers, are arranged in chronological order, from a sample of Eadweard Muybridge's studies of motion, dated 1885, to a 1992 portrait of penguins and their chicks by Art Wolfe. The emphasis is on understanding the choices the artists made, from backlighting to flash, from bird's-eye view to eye level, from aerial shots to microphotography. Each full-page photo that Coleman focuses on is balanced by a small shot that reinforces, by contrast or comparison, the point he is making. This volume is a pleasure to look at and the lessons in visual literacy are easy to absorb and remember. Young readers will surely be inspired to take camera in hand and practice the craft of photography choosing subject, composition, and point of view as demonstrated here.?Shirley Wilton, Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ
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