National Geographic Photography Field Guide: Secrets to Making Great Pictures

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National Geographic Society, 1999 - Cameras - 352 pages
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"Burian and Caputo share the secrets to making great photographs in this engaging and informative guide."

* Making photographs of people, landscapes, and wildlife
* How-to tips from ten of National Geographic's top photographers
* Charts for selecting the right film, filter, and exposure
* Cameras, lenses, and maintenance
* Using existing light and flash
* Tips on effective composition
* Computers and photography
* Travel tips and gear
* Photography Web sites

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Review: National Geographic Photography Field Guide: Secrets to Making Great Pictures (National Geographic Photography Field Guide)

User Review  - Jerry - Goodreads

A good book and for someone who shoots film, it was nice to get insight and options on using that medium. Read full review

Review: National Geographic Photography Field Guide: Secrets to Making Great Pictures (National Geographic Photography Field Guide)

User Review  - Lindsey - Goodreads

This is a photography book for absolute beginners, with a focus on composition. It's also 10 years old and makes too many references to then-current camera technology, so a good portion of the book is ... Read full review

Contents

ESSENTIAL BASICS
4
COMPOSITION
24
SAM ABELL Art and Photojournalism
168
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Tim Grey is the author of many books and articles on Photoshop and digital photography and is Microsoft's chief ambassador to professional photographers. He presents workshops around the world on digital imaging and publishes a daily e-mail list, "Digital Darkroom Questions."

Peter K. Burian is a freelance photographer. He is the author of "Mastering Digital Photography and Imaging" (Sybex) and several successful digital camera guides. He is a regular contributor to "Shutterbug," "Photo Life," "Here's How," "Australian Photography," and many other publications.

Robert Caputo a master photographer, cameraman, and writer, has contributed photographs to "National Geographic" and other leading magazines for more than thirty years. He has written photographic books for children and adults, including the single-volume "National Geographic Field Guide to Photography" and the landscape book in our original photography field guide series.

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