Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs

Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs

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Photography is now more popular than ever thanks to the rapid development of digital cameras.Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is for this new wave of DSLR dabblers and users of compact system, and bridge cameras. It contains no graphs, no techie diagrams and no camera club jargon. Instead, it inspires readers through iconic images and playful copy packed with hands-on tips.

Split into five sections, the book covers composition, exposure, light, lenses, and seeing. Images taken by master photographers - including Henri Cartier- Bresson, Sebastião Salgado, Fay Godwin, and Martin Parr - serve to illustrate points and encourage readers to try out new ideas.

Today's aspiring photographers want immediacy and see photography as an affordable way of expressing themselves quickly and creatively. This book answers that need, teaching readers how to take photographs using professional techniques.
Publisher: London : Laurence King Pub. Ltd., 2014
ISBN: 9781780673356
Branch Call Number: 771 C236r 2014
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm


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Sep 29, 2016

This is my go-to book for photography techniques. Cannot live without it. I absolutely recommend for those looking to learn new technical photography skills or new compositions.

Small and well-organized, this book contains a nice handful of photographs to use as examples of each principle. Carry it in your camera bag, and flip to any page for a ready-to-use tip or instant inspiration!

Jun 10, 2015

This book uses a bunch of "inspirational" photos to show different techniques and tips to keep in mind when taking photographs. I didn't think that the selected photos were particularly inspirational or typical of images anyone would want to look at. Apart from the poorly chosen images, this book had some good ideas--but nothing that will blow your mind.


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