Henry Horenstein is an American artist/photographer. Author of “Shoot What You Love” and “Histories: Tales from the 70’s.”. Black and White Photography has ratings and 23 reviews. Rebecca said: Since I’m more into film photography than inferior digital photography methods. This introduction to black-and-white technique is used throughout the U.

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Coalescing December 19th, North Dakota December 11th, He lives and works in Boston.

Be the first to review this item. Horenstein is a professor at the Rhode Island School of Design, where he has taught for more than twenty years. All the good basics were in here. Whitr cameras are mentioned in passing, but the author is assuming that you’ll be shooting on film and developing and printing your photos yourself.

Black and White Photography: A Basic Manual

Refresh and try again. A little outdated now, I imagine. The chapter on developing film in the darkroom, however, didn’t really teach me much that I still need to know.

I purchased a new copy of this as one of my first real acquisitions of photography books that had not been handed down to me or had to be purchased for school. References to this book Photography: The Bully Pulpit December 27th, This book has been on my to-read list for quite some time now and now I realize why my photography instructors recommended it.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Trivia About Black and White P Definitely worth reading if you’re into art, history, photography or guidebooks.

Account Options Sign in. It will continue, in this new edition, to be a vital resource for beginning and experienced photographer alike.

Black And White Photography 3Rd Ed

Black and White Photography: I had been taking photos with a 35mm for 6 years prior to reading this book, with two years of classes and darkroom experience under my belt. Highly recommended for a beginner photographer interested in learning fundamental skills for black and white manual photography. No eBook available Amazon. It starts from the camera and takes you fully through the process and ends with mounting your print on a wall. It includes information on new and improved films and printing papers, automation, digital photography, and monochromatic and hand-colored images, as well as a portfolio section of images by notable contemporary photographers.

There is more information that is useful to a digital photographer than you might expect, but still, there are large chunks of the book you can skip if you’ve moved past film. Follow Us On Facebook. See 1 question about Black and White Photography…. The title of the book is misleading.

horensteih North Dakota December 12th, It even finally cleared up something I’d never understood, which is why larger f-stop numbers denote smaller openings. Jun 27, Scott Drake rated it liked it. A very relevant read that is fully applicable to both traditional and digital photography.


Little Brown overview. Photogfaphy are no discussion topics on this book yet. Offering a uniquely clear, concise, thorough introduction to one of America’s most popular avocations, Black and White Photography has for nearly 30 years set the standard against which other photographic how-to manuals are measured.

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To ask other readers questions about Black and White Photographyplease sign up. A very good reference book for those looking to take better photographs.

New Jersey November 27th, Photography Bruce Warren Snippet view – Little, BrownApr 20, – Photography – pages. Lists with This Book. Back then, black and white photography was more popular than color photography.

Black and White Photography: A Basic Manual by Henry Horenstein

Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Bit dated but still one of those classics from which every photographer can learn. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.

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