The Visual Dictionary of Photography.
By David Präkel.
Ava Academia, 2009. 288 pp., 250 color illustrations, 6¼x4¾".
The Visual Dictionary of Photography is a guide to the many and varied terms used within photography, from Abstract to the Zone System, Acutance to Zoom Lens.
The dictionary provides clear definitions of key terms and concepts, backed up by hundreds of illustrative examples. Covering practical terms, it deals with the terminology of both digital and traditional photography.
This book is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in photography, lens-based media and related visual arts. It serves not only to explain terms and words but also act as a source of inspiration, encouraging exploration through understanding.