The Joy of Photography

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Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1991 - Art - 301 pages
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New Technology makes 35mm cameras extremely easy to use, with autofocus, autoexposure, dedicated flash, and many other electronic features. Yet photographers still need their creativity to make great pictures, and know-how to select useful tools. The Joy of Photography is your best guide to all these topics. It explains how to get the most from automatic camera functions and when to turn them off. You’ll find complete guidelines on lenses, filters, and other accessories. And this is the only guide to explore the makings of an individual photographic style.Well-known professionals Galen Rowell, Annie Leibowitz, and Joyce Tenneson have provided portfolios of their work and discussed how they developed their distinctive style. Many other famous photographers are represented throughout the book, including Ansel Adams, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Jill Krementz, as well as unique award-winning shots taken by amateurs.The Joy of Photography will inspire you with more than 600 photographs, in color and black and white, illustrating tested advice on the most common photographic challenges:

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