The BetterPhoto Guide to Creative Digital Photography: Learn to Master Composition, Color, and Design

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Oct 18, 2011 - Photography - 224 pages
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Master composition and design to take your photos from okay to wow  
 
You already own the most important photography tool—your creative eye. With this book, you’ll learn how classic design and composition principles can be applied to a wide range of photographic situations to create images with impact. Jim Miotke and Kerry Drager, both veteran photographers and experienced instructors, share time-tested design guidelines, composition techniques, even tips on when to break the rules, that will transform the way you make photographs.


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Contents

A Twisted Point of View
71
Planning Your Strategy 22 Shapes as Silhouettes
80
Point of View 27 Form
86
Get Creative with Lenses 32 Color
94
Develop Your WideAngle Eye 43 Pattern
106
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CHAPTER 5
165
Steady Camera + Slow Shutter Blurred Motion
177
Experiment like Crazy
189
CHAPTER 6
195
Drawing Up a List
204
GLOSSARY OF PHOTOGRAPHIC TERMS
213
RESOURCES
219
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JIM MIOTKE is a professional photographer and an online photo course instructor with BetterPhoto.com, an online resource for photographers that he founded and runs. He is the author of the bestselling The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography, as well as The BetterPhoto Guide to Nature Photography and The BetterPhoto Guide to Photographing Children.
 
KERRY DRAGER is a widely published photographer-writer and the content manager of BetterPhoto.com. The author of Scenic Photography 101, his images have appeared in numerous magazines and publications.


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