Table of contents for Within the frame : the journey of photographic vision / David duChemin.


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CHAPTER ONE
It's About Vision   ......................2
Chasing Vision ................................. 6
CHAPTER TWO
Within the Frame .................... 8
Shoot What Moves You ....... .................... .11
Make Me Care ......... ............. ... .. ... 13
Putting It in the Frame  ...................  ........ 14
Excluding It from  the Frame  ...................   .....  18
Indecisive Moments ......... ... ................. 20
It's All Subjective. ........... .........  .  ...........   23
The Illusion of the Exotic  ...................  ....... 25
Putting Time Within the Frame .  .......... .......  ....  27
Length of Time ................ ............ 27
Choice of Moment ................... ......... 34
CHAPTER THREE
The Artist and the Geek ..............36
Gear Is Good, Vision Is Better .................  . .. . . . 38
Decent Exposures .................  .   ........   . 42
The Best Digital Negative ...................   .....  44
Seeing the Light .................  .............  47
Choose Your Lens Based on Behavior . ................. 50
Telephoto Lenses ......... .........  .........  53
Pushing the Wide. ..................  ....... .. .  56
The Rule of Thirds ..................  ......... .  .  59
There Is No  Un-Suck Filter ...............  ......... .  62
Inspiration and Perspiration  .............. .......... 64
CHAPTER FOUR
Storytelling........................ 74
Universal Themes ........  .................... 76
Conflict Within the Frame. .......................   . . . . . 80
The Photo Essay ........  ..................... 82
Relationships ...................  .............  89
Attention Management ...................  ........ 90
Leaving Clues and Provoking Questions . ................  94
CHAPTER FIVE
Photographing People...............96
Approaching People  ................... ......... 98
The Language Barrier. ...................  ........ 103
The Eyes Have It........................ .............107
Capturing Emotion ................... ........... 111
On Giving and Taking .......  ........... ........ 116
Indecent Exposures  ................... ..........119
Photographing Children. . ..................  ......  .120
Photographing the Elderly  . ..................  ..... .126
Candids vs. Portraits....... .  .................. . . .  131
Why Photograph Candid Street Scenes?  . ............. .133
Abstracting People  ...................  .....  .... .  139
Lighting Challenges on Location. ................   ..... 141
Four More .................. ...... ......... 146
CHAPTER SIX
Phlotoographing Places ................ 50
Research ........ ...... .................... 152
Scouting  ........ ......... ................ 154
Not-So-Great Expectations ..................  ...... .156
Be Prepared  ....... .  ............ ... .......  160
Beyond the Postcard: The Value of Wandering  .. ..........  .166
Slow Down .........         ................170
The Feel of Place: Sensual Exploration .................. 172
Be Present: Physical and Emotional Receptivity ........... .. 173
Be in the Right Place......... .... .......  ......... .173
...At the  Right Time... ...................   ........  175
...In the Right Frame of Mind  . ................. ....176
Shooting Iconic Places  ...................  ........ 178
Iconic Images in Mundane Places ................... .. .182
Making the Shot ......... ........  ............. 185
Wait for It  ........ ......... .............. 185
Seek It........ .......... ............... 187
Mine It. ....... .......... ............... 187
Adding the Human Element . .................. .... .188
Adding  Scale  .............. ... ....... .. ...... 191
Landscapes......... .... ................... 193
Creating Depth with Layers  . ..................  .. . .198
Shoot the Big Stuff ........ .......  ..........  200
Shoot the Details  ......... .  ...................  . 204
CHAPTER SEVEN
Photographling Culture ............... 208
Cultural Sensitivity .  ......... ..........   ..........   211
Research and Ask Questions . .................  .... 211
Values and Taboos.......... ....... ...........   212
Respect: Different Isn't Wrong  .....................   . .212
We Are All Different, We Are All the Same  ... ...  ....... .214
Shooting History and Heroes. ................... .. . .216
Shooting Food . ... .....  ...........   .......   ...  . 220
Shooting Festivals and Celebrations  . ................. 224
Shooting Art .......... ..................   ...  . 228
Shooting Language .......... .......  ........... 230
Shooting  Faith  ...................  .... ....... . .  231
Remember the deeper subject and find a way to express it . . . 233
Be respectful ........  .................  ..... 234
CHAPTER EIGHT
Final Thoughts .....................238
Afterword, by Vincent Versace. . .................. .. 243



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Photography Philosophy, Photography Technique, Photography Moral and ethical aspects, Travel photography