Bryan Peterson's Understanding Photography Field Guide: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera

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Amphoto Books, 2009 - Photography - 400 pages
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Everything you need to know in one take-anywhere field guide!

This all-in-one guide from renowned photographer, instructor, and author Bryan Peterson will help you take better photos anytime, anywhere–with any camera.

Want to finally understand exposure? Interested in learning to "see" and composing your images more creatively? Ready to master the magic of light? It’s all here, the techniques every amateur photographer needs to take better nature, landscape, people, and close-up photos. You’ll even get creative techniques, like making "rain" and capturing "ghosts," and practical advice on gear, equipment, and postprocessing software. Filled with Bryan’s inspirational photographs, this is the one essential guide for every camera bag.

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I am still in the process of reading the book .It is very informative and I like that it provides detailed information and examples of what the author is teaching you. Bryan Peterson explains every ... Read full review

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User Review  - knittingaway -

Much more than just a rehash of previous books this one combines all you need into one hefty little book. love it!Petersons easy language and writing style always make me have ahha moments while reading. I have learned a great deal from all his books and this latest is no exception. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

BRYAN PETERSON is a professional photographer, an internationally known instructor, and the best-selling author of Understanding Exposure, Understanding Shutter Speed, Learning to See Creatively, Understanding Digital Photography, and Beyond Portraiture. In addition, he is the founder of the online photography school The Perfect Picture School of Photography ( He lives in Chicago.

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