Learning to See Creatively
Almost everyone can “see” in the conventional sense, but developing photographic vision takes practice. Learning to See Creatively helps photographers visualize their work, and the world, in a whole new light.
Now totally rewritten, revised, and expanded, this best-selling guide takes a radical approach to creativity. It explains how it is not some gift only for the “chosen few” but actually a skill that can be learned and applied. Using inventive photos from his own stunning portfolio, author and veteran photographer Bryan Peterson deconstructs creativity for photographers. He details the basic techniques that went into not only taking a particular photo, but also provides insights on how to improve upon it—helping readers avoid the visual pitfalls and technical dead ends that can lead to dull, uninventive photographs.
This revised edition features the latest information on digital photography and digital imaging software, as well as an all-new section on color as a design element. Learning to See Creatively is the definitive reference for any photographers looking for a fresh perspective on their work.
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Review: Learning to See Creatively: Design, Color and Composition in PhotographyUser Review - Christine - Goodreads
This is the first book on photography I've read, and I thought it was a great overview of topics and methods along with some technical suggestions. Peterson has a great voice throughout the entire ... Read full review
Review: Learning to See Creatively: Design, Color and Composition in PhotographyUser Review - Rachel - Goodreads
I loved this book. Lots of brilliant pictures, ideas about different ways to see things, and challenges to try new techniques and thought processes. If I wasn't running out of book shelf space, I'd totally buy it! Read full review
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