Raise your hand if you are one of those people who take more underexposed / overexposed, red-eyed, out of focus photographs than the truly amazing ones. Although not everyone is naturally talented in the photography department, the good news is that this can be an acquired talent if you are really willing to master it. There is a great book with a self-explanatory title “Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs” that can greatly help you with that.
Written by the renowned photographer Henry Carroll, “Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs” doesn’t contain the usual, overly technical and hard-to-understand jargon. It is very simple and practical and it contains a myriad of professional techniques and tricks used by the world-famous photographers like Henri Cartier-Bresson, Sebastião Salgado, Fay Godwin, and Martin Parr. It is divided into five segments and it covers all aspects of photography – from composition and exposure to lenses and light. There are no complicated graphs and technical diagrams, just an abundance of good hands-on advice.
“Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs” is written for DSLR, compact system and bridge camera users. The information that Henry Carroll gives in his book is very easy to remember and recall. This is a pragmatic and accessible guide which demystifies digital photography and inspires you to get creative with your camera. The book’s author has studied photography at the Royal College of Art and is the founder of a photography website www.frui.co.uk .
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Available in Europe here
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