The Photographer's Playbook

The Photographer's Playbook: 307 Assignments and Ideas

Non-Fiction, Art, Design & Photography, Photography, Photographers
Paperback Published on: 23/06/2014
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The Photographer's Playbook
Exciting and thought-provoking
Another book that had been languishing on my TBR shelves of shame for at least 3 years, I bought it at the Tate on a pre-covid trip to London. I finally d... READ MORE
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The best way to learn is by doing. The Photographer’s Playbook features photography assignments, as well as ideas, stories, and anecdotes from many of the world’s most talented photographers and photography professionals. Whether you’re looking for exercises to improve your craft—alone or in a group—or you’re interested in learning more about the medium, this playful collection will inspire fresh ways of engaging with photographic process. Inside you will find advice for better shooting and editing, creative ways to start new projects, games and activities, and insight into the practices of those responsible for our most iconic photographs—John Baldessari, Tina Barney, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Jim Goldberg, Miranda July, Susan Meiselas, Stephen Shore, Alec Soth, Tim Walker, and many more. The book also features a Polaroid alphabet by Mike Slack, which divides each chapter, and a handy subject guide. Edited by acclaimed photographers Jason Fulford and Gregory Halpern, the assignments and project ideas in this book are indispensable for teachers and students, and great fun for everyone fascinated by taking pictures.

  • Publisher: Aperture
  • ISBN: 9781597112475
  • Number of pages: 440
  • Weight: 790g
  • Dimensions: 228 x 152 mm

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