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Light and Lens, 3rd Edition by Robert Hirsch

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“Those who attain to any excellence commonly spend life in some single pursuit, for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.” Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

Since Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age was first published in 2008 advances in digital image workflow, display, and distribution have largely displaced older forms of analog photographic practice. One result is the ease in which a person can now make technically competent pictures. Reflecting this change, this revised, expanded, and reformatted third edition concentrates on the visual skills beginning imagemakers need to quickly start creating engaging photographs by simplifying the ever-changing technical software sections.

The ascendancy of the photographic ...

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