Understanding Composition: The Complete Photographer's Guide

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Guild of Master Craftsman, Mar 3, 2009 - Photography - 176 pages
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While some photographers have an innate genius for composing an image, it’s also a skill that anyone can learn. Acclaimed photographer Steve Mulligan reveals the ideas, techniques, and equipment that underlie good composition, with the aim of helping readers develop their own personal vision. With magnificent color and black-and-white photos illustrating his points, Mulligan discusses such key ideas as viewpoint, framing, symmetry, light, and the rule of thirds, as well as the effects of exposure, depth of field, and shutter speed. From using the computer to improve your shots to displaying your work, this book covers it all.


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Acclaimed photographer Mulligan is best known for his vast, stunning photos of the American West. His book considers key ideas behind composition, like viewpoint, framing, and symmetry. He explains ... Read full review


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Mulligan is one of America's leading photographers of the Great Plains.

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