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Books by Bruce Barnbaum. Books. The Art of Photography A Personal. The Art of Photography An Approach to Personal Expression. Quantity. Bruce Barnbaum of Granite Falls, WA entered photography as a hobbyist in the s. After 40 years, it is still his hobby; it has also been his life’s work since.

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It is both a textbook on photography and a magnificently designed and printed photographic art book.

Bruce Barnbaum

Aug 11, Kathleen Messmer rated it it was amazing. I’m giving it three stars only because film photographers will find this a must have and like I said, the images are beautiful The rest The images are beautiful.

His approach is creative and go beyond the technical as he delves deeply into the philosophical, expressive, and creative aspects of photography. I found that the creative aspects of the book were really good and inspiring, but the technical aspects of the brucw seemed a bit too focused on traditional techniques, specifically with film, and even some of the digital content seemed a bit dated despite its relatively recent publishing date.

So if your enthusiasm level is high, you’ll fit right in! You and Bruce choose the dates and location of the workshop.

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The Art of Photography, An Approach to Personal Expression, brice in by Rocky Nook and Photographic Arts has now been reprinted five times, and has been translated into five foreign languages, making it the recognized standard for photographic insight and instruction. Return to Book Page. The book is now sold out and out of print. Good luck with your shots.

The Art of Photography…An Approach to Personal Expression

Box Granite Falls, WA Where were I from this book all these years? Announcing a reduced price for remaining copies of the acclaimed 1st edition of: Aug 07, Al rated it liked it. Don Rommes and Bruce Barnbaum April 21, 9: Perhaps, at least in the beginning, the toneBruce talks disparagingly of beginners, people adhering to rules of composition, technically adept people, pretty much everyone who does not take what Bruce considers to be a pure approach; yet, in Chapter 17, Bruce becomes human and admits than lack of control over the visualization of the image can be useful.


If you can get past the occasional moralising, it’s really quite informative. Whether you’re an amateur or professional photographer, whether you choose traditional, digital or alternative processes, whether you do color or black and white, these workshops will be invaluable to you.

brucs The Art of Seeing and Creating — His work is represented by more than ten galleries throughout the United States and Canada, and is in the collections of museums and private collectors worldwide. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. We present workshops in rich, extremely varied photographic settings.

In eighteen chapters, the book covers much ground. I don’t really know where to start this review. Die Kunst der Fotografie: The deposit is non-refundable. Every student is required to bring and branbaum his or her own work during the workshop, to set it up silently, with no explanation or comment. Now I know why I just can’t take decent photos of some things, I’m just not interested in them enough to have any emotional response.

Bruce Barnbaum May 19, 9: Tone Poems – Book 2: No recipe that’s normalbut luck and hard work and knowing what one wants this also contradicts with Chapter 17’s take on intuition. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it.

There were a few times that Barnbaum stepped up on his political soapbox to expound on his environmental views. Bruce has been an active environmental advocate for more than three decades, both independently and through organizations such as the Sierra Club where he served on the Board of Directors of the Angeles Chapter fromand the California Regional Conservation CommitteeAudubon, the Stillaguamish Citizens’ Alliance which bduce co-founded in now renamed the Mountain Loop Conservancy, Friends of Washington, and the North Cascades Conservation Council where he has served on the Board of Directors since Popularity Popularity Featured Price: The Essence of Photography: I also found a lot of his photos were not to my tastes at all, especailly the abstracts, but that’s barbbaum really the point of the book.


Published December 5th by Rocky Nook first published May Being able to get inside the head of a photographer who has mastered the medium as an artform is unique. Book sales and foreign translations prove that this is the textbook and art book to include in your library. There is some reference to histograms and other digital tools brruce the book remains primarily a reference tool for the darkroom artist.

Bruce Barnbaum – Artists – Fahey Klein Gallery

We hope you can join us for at least one of them. Although his focus is on film, there brice chapters on digital, and in any event, the approach to expression is universal, they type of camera just provides some parameters of how you can make the expression tangible.

You won’t be able to put it down.

In addition to these workshops, Bruce offers specialized personal workshops to meet your specific needs. It is almost like a text or a reference that you would keep on your shelf and turn to from time to time for technical guidance and perhaps barnbzum inspiration.

Aug 23, Tonino Filipovic rated it it was amazing. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.