Photography is at a point of unprecedented popularity due to the rapid development of digital cameras and smart phones. Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is for this new wave of DSLR dabblers and and point and shoot cameras. It contains no graphs, no techie diagrams and no camera club jargon. Instead, it will inspire readers through iconic images and playful copy packed with hands-on tips.
The book covers five topics: 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.