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Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs (Paperback)

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Paperback 128 Pages / Published: 03/03/2014
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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 amateur snapshooters. 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 the art of seeing. Masterpieces by acclaimed photographers including Henri Cartier- Bresson, Sebastiao Salgado, Fay Godwin, Nadav Kander, Daido Moriyama and Martin Parr serve to illustrate points and encourage readers to try out new ideas. Todays aspiring photographers want immediacy and see photography as an affordable way of expressing themselves quickly and creatively. This handbook meets their needs, teaching them how to take photographs using professional techniques.

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780673356
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 310 g
Dimensions: 200 x 144 x 12 mm


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"[Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is] easy-to-read [with] vital info for the guy or girl new to their DSLR or compact system camera." - HiConsumption.com
"We've read and studied all the diagrams, manuals and jargon out there for our DSLRs, but none of it is as easy to remember or recall as the information Carroll throws down in this tome. If you're serious about being a better photographer, do what the title of the book tells you to." - Cool Material
"If you have always wanted to take good pictures but shun away from photography books filled with incomprehensible jargon, then this book may be for you." - Design Taxi
"Amateur photographers will love this practical and accessible guide; it will be appreciated by anyone who enjoys photography. Highly recommended." - Library Journal
"Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is the perfect quick reference for photographers to toss in their camera bag for a bit of inspiration and reminder of the basics." - GeekDad

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“Bought as a gift - they love it”

Bought this as a present for my boyfriend who got a new camera and has recently developed an interest in photography - he absolutely loves it.

Brilliant instructions, pictures and examples for complete beginners and... More

Paperback edition
23rd January 2017
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“Absolutely amazing ”

I have read some photography books and they have been good but then I brought this one. It is amazing they have examples of what your picture could look like and give you very easy to follow instructions. This is one... More

Paperback edition
12th April 2015
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