Learning to See Creatively: Design, Color & Composition in Photography

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Amphoto Books, 2003 - Photography - 160 pages
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Almost everyone can “see” in the conventional sense, but developing photographic vision takes practice.Learning to See Creativelyhelps 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 Creativelyis the definitive reference for any photographers looking for a fresh perspective on their work. • Updated to include digital • All new artwork, and a totally revised and expanded text • All-new section on color as a design element

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Great exercises to improve your "eye" for photography. - Goodreads
The one and only book that changed my photography. - Goodreads
Recommended for photography amateurs. - Goodreads
This is my next photography to-read. - Goodreads
Ok if you're new to photography. - Goodreads

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User Review  - buffalogr - LibraryThing

I worked through this book like a textbook. Yes, it taught me other ways to see design/composition. I read it because it was recommended by a photographer friend of mine who said that it could improve my art. It did. Read full review

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I've to say that the book organisation doesn't make much sense to me, some arguments and reference are quite randomly put into the pages. There are really good examples that can help somebody with not ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

\Bryan Peterson is an internationally known instructor of photography, a widely exhibited photographer, and a best-selling author. He divides his time between Seattle, WA, and Lyons, France.

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