National Geographic Complete Photography (Hardback)National Geographic (author)
Hardback 408 Pages / Published: 20/09/2011
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This comprehensive reference brings together the best of a long and winning tradition of National Geographic photography and practical field guides, bringing that wisdom up to date with technology and current techniques. Step by step, the science of the camera and the art of taking great photographs are laid out in these pages. Stunning National Geographic photographs illustrate every idea. Special features include "My Perspective"--notes and pictures from a dozen National Geographic greats; "What Makes This a Great Picture?"--knowledgeable comments from veteran National Geographic photographer James P. Blair, on 12 iconic photographs, detailing how subject matter, composition, lighting and exposure contribute to each masterpiece; and special sections on photographing favorite subjects--from pets and weddings to outdoor adventure and underwater scenery. An illustrated time line marks milestones in photography's history. Thoroughly cross-referenced and indexed, browsable and complete, this is the ultimate family guide to photography and will appeal to all those who have looked through the lens and strived to take better pictures.
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Number of pages: 408
Weight: 1284 g
Dimensions: 255 x 183 x 31 mm
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