Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs
by Henry Carroll
Pub Date 03 Mar 2014
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350,000 copies sold worldwide!
Photography is now more popular than ever thanks to the rapid development of camera phones. Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs is ideal for anyone using a camera or camera phone. 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, Sebastião Salgado, Fay Godwin, Nadav Kander, Daido Moriyama 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 handbook meets their needs, teaching them how to take photographs using professional techniques.
About the author
Henry Carroll studied photography at the Royal College of Art and his work has been featured in a number of international exhibitions and publications. Building on his experience teaching aspiring photographers of all ages, Henry founded frui.co.uk, one of the UK’s leading providers of photography holidays and courses. Henry’s clear, jargon-free style of teaching has demystified digital photography and inspired thousands to get creative with their cameras.