The Photo Student Handbook: Essential Advice on Learning Photography and Launching Your Career Path (Paperback)
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The Photo Student Handbook is a collection of short, easy-to-read chapters filled with expert advice on enhancing image-making skills and launching a career as a professional photographer.
Designed to help students grow beyond the technical aspects of photography, this book presents a variety of methods and strategies proven to strengthen visual awareness, engage creative thinking, and deepen the conceptual aspects of image-making. Topics include how to:
- improve the ability to see actively
- understand light as a main character
- cultivate a creative mind
- make a standout portfolio
- unpack critical theory
- find and develop a creative voice.
Packed with valuable tips, insights, and advice from over a hundred instructors, professionals, senior students, and experts, this book is engineered to help instructors guide students step-by-step through the methods and strategies needed to achieve creative success both in the classroom and the real world.
This book is ideal for intermediate- and advanced-level photography students and instructors alike. Visit the accompanying website www.photostudent.net for extra chapters, exercises, quizzes, and more.
About the Author
Garin Horner is an award-winning educator, photographer, and author. He is the Director of the Adrian College Center for Effective Teaching and Vice-Chair and Secretary for the Midwest Chapter of the Society for Photographic Education. His previous works include The Photography Teacher's Handbook and Teaching Photography, 2nd edition.