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November 13, 2012

The Photograph, 2nd Edition--New from Rocky Nook: Composition and Color Design

The Photograph, 2nd Edition

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Santa Barbara, CANovember 13, 2012—Rocky Nook, Santa Barbara's leading publisher of books on the techniques and aesthetics of digital photography, is pleased to announce the release of the second edition of The Photograph: Composition and Color Design (Rocky Nook, $49.95 USD), by Harald Mante, internationally acclaimed master of photography. The book explains the essential elements to achieving the highest level of visual design in photographs.

Extensively revised and updated, the 2nd Edition includes 60 new images and illustrations. Also included are new chapters that cover analyzing shapes and colors and a discussion of the square image format. In-depth lessons are beautifully illustrated with more than 750 images from Mante's portfolio, plus over 160 diagrams.

The Photograph: Composition and Color Design, 2nd Edition is a unique book geared toward intermediate to advanced creative photographers who want to push their images in new directions. Also, anyone practicing, studying, criticizing, or administering in the visual arts are sure to find this book an invaluable resource.

For a review copy or more information please email rockynookpr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

About the Author

Born in Berlin in 1936, Harald Mante studied graphic design and painting at Werkkunstschule Wiesbaden. He has taught Photographic Design at Dortmund Polytechnic and at the European Art Academy in Trier, as well as many seminars and workshops. Professor Mante has authored numerous art books and textbooks, including Serial Photography: Using Themed Images to Improve Your Photographic Skills, Photography Unplugged, and Color Design in Photography. His books and calendars have become collector's items, and his work is exhibited in museums and private collections worldwide.

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For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9781937538064.do

The Photograph, 2nd Edition The Photograph: Composition and Color Design, 2nd Edition
Publisher: Rocky Nook
By Harald Mante
Print ISBN: 9781937538064  
Pages: 208 (est.)
Print Price: $49.95  
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Rocky Nook, Inc., is affiliated with dpunkt.verlag, the leading publisher of technology books based in Heidelberg, Germany. Since its inception in 2006, Rocky Nook has cornered the market on technological advances in the digital photography workflow. Their mission is to demystify cutting-edge developments in digital photography and its modern developments, such as imaging and computer technology, and to provide outstanding image quality and practical instruction to both amateur and professional photographers that will enhance creativity, efficiency, and skill. For more information contact www.rockynook.com.

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