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Learn to take better photographs of your family, friends and the world around you!

 

"Black and White with a 35mm SLR Camera"

Over 100 pages instructing you on how to take photographs effectively. Learn to take better portraits, landscapes, and sport shots.

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Part One - The 35mm SLR Camera

The 35mm SLR Camera
SLR Camera Parts Labeled 5
Camera Care 8
Useful Tips for Choosing the Right SLR Camera 8
Project – Test Roll 10
Depth of Field 10
Shutter Speed 11
Understanding F-stop 13
Using F-Stop and Shutter Speed Together 14
Project - Shutter Speed and F-Stop 15
The Lens 16
Project - Quiz 17

 

Part 2 – Taking the Photograph

Using Flash 14
Project (Flash) 15
Portraiture 16
Outdoor Portraiture 17
Project (Portrait) 19
Pet Portraiture 20
Project (Self Portrait) 21
Sports and Action 22
Project (sports/action) 23
Landscape Photography 23
Night Photography 24
Project (Night) 24
Basic Color Theory 25
Basic Filters 26
Project (filter experiment) 31
Project (Evaluating Photographs) 32

Part 3 - Developing

Types of Film 36
Darkroom Chemicals 37
Developing Negatives 39
Project (Developing Film) 41
Film Developing Quick Sheet 43
Film Development Worksheet 44
Push Processing 45
Film Developing Tips 46
Items in the Darkroom 48

Enlarger 49
Photographic Paper 50
Project (Photogram) 52
Project (Contact Sheet Test Strip) 53 

Project (Contact Sheet) 54
Project (Print Test Strip) 54
Printing Tips 57
Project (Working Print) 59
Darkroom Filters 59
Project (darkroom Filters) 61


Dodge and Burn 62
Project (Dodge and Burn) 62
Cropping 65
Project (Cropping) 65
Project (Evaluating Photographs) 66

Section 4 World of Options – Alternative Methods

Project (Sepia Toning) 70
Project (Hand coloring with Markers) 72
Project (Hand Coloring with Oils) 73
Project (Sabattier) 76
Project (Infrared) 77
Project (Tape Transfer) 78
Pinhole Photography 79
Project (Creating Your Own Pinhole Camera) 81
Project (Liquid Emulsion) 82
Photography: Art or Craft? 84
Project (Essay) 86
Project (Find a Mentor) 86
Artists Profiles 87
Man Ray
Gordon Parks
David Hockney
Project (Taboo) 94
Digital Manipulation 96
Digital vs. Film 95
Optimum Digital Quality 97
Project (Digital) 98

Part 5: Putting It All Together

History of Photography 101
Darkroom Safety 110
Compositional Guidelines 112
Bulk Loading Film 115
Project (Cutting a Mat) 117
Professional Presentation 120
Tips and Tricks 122
Glossary 123
Suppliers 128
Bibliography 131