Photography: The Essential Way is a departure from tradition that moves boldly into the digital age with you. This new book embraces the new photography that is captured, shaped, transmitted, printed, and saved electronically, while retaining coverage of film and its exposure and development. Based on the #1 selling introductory photography textbook, Photography, by London, Stone, and Upton, this new title offers photography instructors another option to choose from in selecting a text. Photography: The Essential Way offers: comprehensive coverage of essential topics such as digital and film cameras, lenses, exposure, sensors and film, and developing black-and-white film. comprehensive coverage of the latest in digital photography, including four chapters dedicated to digital technique, and digital topics that are integrated throughout the book. a shorter length than Photography. This book excludes coverage of darkroom printing, the zone system, and has more concise coverage of silver print display.London, Barbara is the author of 'Essential Photography ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780136142768 and ISBN 0136142761.