WorldCat Identities

Jacobs, Lou

Overview
Works: 67 works in 183 publications in 1 language and 12,224 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Interviews 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TR683, 778.324
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Most widely held works about Lou Jacobs
 
Most widely held works by Lou Jacobs
The secrets of close-up photography by Lou Jacobs( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lou Jacobs, Jr., helps you go near and come away with exciting, well-composed, well-exposed photographs. You'll find page after page of striking images by the author and others, each with a caption revealing how the photographer got the shot. And you'll find in-depth information to guide you through every aspect of getting set and taking close-ups, indoors and out. Discover what "close," "closer" and "closest" images are; how to choose your gear - and save money; which films give you the best close-ups; how to frame the most pleasing close-up compositions; ways to work with the elements when shooting outdoors; how to set up and light indoor close-ups and portraits; where to look for stimulating patterns to photograph; and how to shoot copies for presentation or preservation
Four walruses from Arctic to oceanarium by Lou Jacobs( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the true story of four walruses that were captured as babies in Alaska and raised to adulthood in an oceanarium in Southern California
The big picture by Lou Jacobs( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than just capturing the elusive image, successfully running your own photography business in today's market demands the savvy and insight contained in this guide. The Big Picture is a indispensable business reference, packed with the real-world advice you need to make the most from every photo you produce."--Jacket
Beautiful junk; a story of the Watts Towers by Jon Madian( Book )

2 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy learns how an old man came to build three towers out of "beautiful junk" in the Watts section of Los Angeles, California
Skateboards, scooterboards, & seatboards you can make by Marilyn Gould( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directions for building a skateboard, scooterboard, and seatboard, with information on how to ride them
How to take great pictures with your SLR by Lou Jacobs( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jumbo jets by Lou Jacobs( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history of jet airplanes leads to a discussion of the need for new jumbo jets, their design and construction, and their advantages and disadvantages for communities, airports, and passengers
Playground sports : a book of ball games by Marilyn Gould( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how to play a variety of simple ball games and includes tips for improving basic ball-playing skills
Available light photography by Lou Jacobs( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonders of an oceanarium : the story of marine life in captivity by Lou Jacobs( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developing your own photographic style by Lou Jacobs( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free-lance magazine photography; a guide to the working photojournalist by Lou Jacobs( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1970 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take great pictures : a simple guide by Lou Jacobs( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfect for beginning and mid-level photographers, this book is geared toward those who want to learn more about photography but have been put off by the thought of collecting separate books on lighting, composition techniques, and other necessary skills. Basic and advanced photography techniques are covered in a way that is easy to digest and apply. Included is information about camera and film selection, how to select an appropriate aperture and shutter speed, and how lenses and filters can be used to affect change on a problematic scene. Advanced techniques such as slide sandwiching and dou
The art of posing : techniques for digital portrait photographers by Lou Jacobs( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rom facial expression and body angles to camera optics and ideal lighting, this invaluable photography reference discusses all the facets of posing. Featuring 10 acclaimed photographers and their exceptional images, this detailed guidebook illustrates how each artist approaches the practice of posing and offers his/her advice on how to achieve more successful and visually appealing portraits. Business-related concerns are also addressed, ensuring that the professional photographer remains relevant and marketable in terms of composition and style. --publisher
Professional children's portrait photography : techniques and images from master photographers by Lou Jacobs( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<Div>Blending advice with example images, this guidebook marshals the wisdom and experience of 15 seasoned professionals to present a comprehensive resource on one of the most challenging subfields in the portrait-photography genre. Chapters feature the varied approaches and practices of each photographer while covering topics such as helping children warm up to the camera, choosing clothes for subjects to wear, and how to deal with kids who simply will not cooperate. Each professional also discusses the business techniques that have helped make his or her studio </div>
Professional commercial photography : techniques and images from master digital photographers by Lou Jacobs( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Studio lighting : a primer for photographers by Lou Jacobs( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For photographers who have a basic understanding of how to operate their cameras, this book offers easy techniques, a myriad of photographs from acclaimed studio photographers, and numerous lessons to create great effects that portray subjects in a flattering light. Whether working in a spare bedroom, in the garage, or in a well-trafficked part of town, photographers learn how working in the studio allows them to control the effects of lighting on their subjects, no matter the weather or time of day. Including practical advice for achieving the shadows and highlights that make any subject appe
How to start and operate a digital portrait photography studio by Lou Jacobs( Book )

6 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty successful studio owners offer their expertise to aspiring professional photographers in this guide to operating a digital portrait studio. Every element of a thriving studio is covered, from choosing a location and determining a budget to selecting computer equipment and streamlining the digital work flow. Details on selecting backgrounds, sets, and props that set a studio apart and advice on lighting patterns, posing, and clothing selection help photographers ensure that they produce client-pleasing images and return customers. Customer service tips on creating comfortable waiting and
Professional wedding photography : techniques and images from master photographers by Lou Jacobs( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with wedding photographers regarding the personal, technical, and business aspects of wedding photography, with examples of their work
Professional portrait photography : techniques and images from master photographers by Lou Jacobs( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The secrets of close-up photography
Alternative Names
Jacobs, Lou

Jacobs, Louis 1921-

Languages
English (75)

Covers
The big pictureTake great pictures : a simple guideThe art of posing : techniques for digital portrait photographersProfessional children's portrait photography : techniques and images from master photographersProfessional commercial photography : techniques and images from master digital photographersStudio lighting : a primer for photographersHow to start and operate a digital portrait photography studioProfessional wedding photography : techniques and images from master photographersProfessional portrait photography : techniques and images from master photographers