The Photographer's Playbook : 307 Assignments and Ideas
About the book
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.
Examines how the photograph can be animated through composition, engagement and passion; Fulford and Halpern's The Photographer's Playbook contains 307 assignments designed to inspire, enlighten and educate students, teachers and photographers. -British Journal of Photography Just what the doctor ordered for amateur photographers looking to educate themselves by immersing their imaginative gifts into the works of some of today's successful photographers. -Resource Magazine The idea is that photography is nothing if it stays in a little box, that there is a big wide world out there and photography needs to engage with it. -British Journal of Photography An invaluable resource of perceptive information on all things photography...Inside is a treasure trove of advice... &ndashJuxtapoz, August 2014 issue The Photographer's Playbook is a slap in the face for the obvious, the hackneyed, the over-familiar. -British Journal of Photography
Jason Fulford Biography
Jason Fulford (born 1973) is an American photographer, publisher and educator, based in Brooklyn, New York City.The primary format for Fulford's own photography is the book, which include Sunbird (2000), Crushed (2003), Raising Frogs For $$$ (2006), The Mushroom Collector (2010), Hotel Oracle (2013), Contains: 3 Books (2016), The Medium is a Mess (2018), and Clayton's Ascent (2018). He has had a solo exhibition at Minneapolis Institute of Art and is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.Fulford is co-founder of J&L Books, where he is publisher, editor and book designer. He works as a photographer and has lectured at various universities.
Life and workIn 2000, Fulford and Leanne Shapton founded the non-profit publisher J&L Books.He is based in Brooklyn, New York City, and married to Tamara Shopsin.Fulford's photographs have been featured in The Atlantic, Harper's, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, and Topic.
Publications of photographs by FulfordSunbird. Atlanta, GA: Bird Entertainment, 2000. With text by Adam Gilders. ISBN 9780970165602. Crushed. Atlanta, GA: J&L, 2003. ISBN 9780970165671. Raising Frogs For $$$. Los Angeles, CA: The Ice Plant, 2006. ISBN 978-0-9776481-1-5. The Mushroom Collector. Amsterdam: Soon, 2010. Edited by Lorenzo De Rita. ISBN 9789081058421. Notes on Fulford's Raising Frogs For $$$. Los Angeles, CA: The Ice Plant, 2011. ISBN 9780982365359. Hotel Oracle. Edited by Lorenzo De Rita. First edition. Amsterdam: The Soon Institute, 2013. ISBN 978-90-810584-4-5. Edition of 1000 copies. Second edition. Amsterdam: The Soon Institute, 2014. ISBN 9789081058452. Edition of 1000 copies. Contains: 3 Books. Amsterdam: The Soon Institute, 2016. Three volumes in a box, Mild Moderate Severe Profound, I Am Napoleon and &&. Edited by Lorenzo De Rita. ISBN 9789081058476. The Medium is a Mess. Reggio Emilia: Studio Blanco, 2018. Edition of 500 copies. Clayton's Ascent. TBW Subscription Series 6, Book 2. Oakland, CA: TBW, 2018. ISBN 978-1-942953-33-3. Fulford, Guido Guidi, Gregory Halpern, and Viviane Sassen each had one book in a set of four. Edition of 1000 copies. Picture Summer On Kodak Film. London: Mack, 2020. ISBN 978-1-912339-74-7.
Publications about art for young readersThis Equals That. New York: Aperture, 2014. With Tamara Shopsin. ISBN 978-1-59711-288-8. Find Colors. London: Phaidon, 2018. With Shopsin, in partnership with the Whitney Museum of American Art. ISBN 978-0714876597. These Colors Are Bananas. London: Phaidon, 2018. With Shopsin, in partnership with the Whitney Museum of American Art. ISBN 978-0714876603. A Pile of Leaves. London: Phaidon, 2018. With Shopsin, in partnership with the Whitney Museum of American Art. ISBN 978-0714877204. Art This Way. London: Phaidon, 2018. With Shopsin, in partnership with the Whitney Museum of American Art. ISBN 978-0714877211.
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|Languages:||| English ||
|Publication date:||June 30, 2014|
|First Publication Date:||None|
|Publication City/Country:||New York, United States|