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The soul of the camera : the photographer's place in picture-making / David duChemin.

DuChemin, David, (author.).
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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 770.1 DUCHEMIN (Text) 33946003246597 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781681982021
  • ISBN: 1681982021
  • Physical Description: xi, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st edition.
  • Publisher: San Rafael, CA : Rocky Nook, 2017.

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Includes index.
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"The photograph can be an astonishing means of connecting and communicating with others. But with over one trillion photos taken each year, why are there so few successes? Why do so many fail? With advances in camera technology, it is not because the images lack focus or proper exposure; the camera does that so well these days. Photographer David duChemin believes the majority of our images fall short because they lack soul. And without soul, the images have no ability to resonate with others. They simply cannot connect with the viewer, or even--if we're being truthful--with ourselves. In The Soul of the Camera: The Photographer's Place in Picture-Making, David explores what it means to make better photographs. Illustrated with a beautiful collection of black-and-white photographs, the book's essays speak to topics such as craft, mastery, vision, audience, discipline, story, and authenticity. The Soul of the Camera is a personal and deeply pragmatic book that quietly yet forcefully challenges the idea that our cameras, lenses, and settings are anything more than dumb and mute tools. It is the photographer, not the camera, that can and must learn to make better photographs--photographs that convey our vision; that connect with others; that, at their core, contain our humanity."--provided by
Subject: Photography > Philosophy.
Photography > Technique.
Photography > Moral and ethical aspects.
Travel photography.

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