WorldCat Identities

Jacobs, Lou

Overview
Works: 128 works in 283 publications in 2 languages and 11,312 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent, Illustrator, Distributor
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Most widely held works by Lou Jacobs
The art of posing : techniques for digital portrait photographers by Lou Jacobs( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 652 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 commercial photography : techniques and images from master digital photographers by Lou Jacobs( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Professional portrait photography : techniques and images from master photographers by Lou Jacobs( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The secrets of close-up photography by Lou Jacobs( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 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 )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 393 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
How to start and operate a digital portrait photography studio by Lou Jacobs( )

7 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in English and held by 377 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
Beautiful junk; a story of the Watts Towers by Jon Madian( Book )

2 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and held by 355 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
The big picture by Lou Jacobs( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 352 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
Skateboards, scooterboards, & seatboards you can make by Marilyn Gould( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 342 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 )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional wedding photography : techniques and images from master photographers by Lou Jacobs( )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 successful-including tips for prici
Jumbo jets by Lou Jacobs( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and held by 271 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 264 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 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 242 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
You and your camera by Lou Jacobs( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to photography which includes instructions on basic photographic techniques for beginners, discussions of various cameras and how they work, and advice on composition, lighting, picture ideas, darkroom techniques, and movie making
Developing your own photographic style by Lou Jacobs( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographing families : use natural light, flash, posing, and more to create professional images by Tammy Warnock( )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book the authors discuss the strategies used to produce sixty high-end images of family groups, from large to small. These portraits, along with lighting diagrams and alternate images, are employed in a way that guides readers through the many aspects of family portrait photography: the conceptualization process, the shooting environment, the manipulation of light sources and props. Includes top tips vital to the practical portrait photographer, covering topics such as necessary tools and budgets." --Publisher description
 
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Professional commercial photography : techniques and images from master digital photographers
Alternative Names
Jacobs, L. 1921-

Jacobs, Lou

Jacobs, Louis 1921-

Languages
English (78)

Latin (1)

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Professional commercial photography : techniques and images from master digital photographersProfessional portrait photography : techniques and images from master photographersThe secrets of close-up photographyHow to start and operate a digital portrait photography studioThe big pictureProfessional wedding photography : techniques and images from master photographersProfessional children's portrait photography : techniques and images from master photographersTake great pictures : a simple guide