The Photograph, Second Edition

November 14, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Books | 0 Comments |
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Rocky Nook has released the second edition of The Photograph: Composition and Color Design. Written by Professor Harald Mante, the book explains the essential elements to achieving the highest level of visual design in photographs. Extensively revised and updated, the second edition includes 60 new images and illustrations. Also included are new chapters that cover analysing shapes and colours 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 208-page volume is available for $49.95.

Rocky Nook Press Release

The Photograph, 2nd Edition — New from Rocky Nook

Composition and Color Design

Santa Barbara, CA — November 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.

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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