National Geographic Photography Field Guide: Secrets to Making Great Pictures
National Geographic, 2003 - Photography - 368 pages
An updated, accessible guide to photography from two leading experts in the field, the "National Geographic Photography Field Guide 2nd Edition appeals to both aficionados and amateurs with its encyclopedia coverage of everything from choosing film to virtual photography. Featuring up-to-the-minute information on new film, filters, cameras, lenses, and advances in digital photography as well as step-by-step instruction, this revised guide is an indispensable tool for creating superb pictures.
Professional photographers Peter K. Burian and Robert Caputo reveal every secret and component involved in creating photos, including the basics of composition, color, and light; manipulating film, exposure, and shutter speeds; coping with situations from weather to fast-moving subjects; techniques for shooting architecture, close-ups, portraits, and underwater adventures; plus a new section explaining black and white photography--all in a user-friendly and easy-to-reference format. With exquisite images and useful tips from award-winning professionals, this inspiring and informative volume illustrates the keys to turning everyday situations into vibrant visual moments to cherish forever.
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National Geographic photography field guide: secrets to making great picturesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Written by two National Geographic writer/photographers, this fairly comprehensive introduction to taking photographs details basic equipment (cameras, lenses, and other gear), film, light ... Read full review
Nice beginners bookUser Review - transitionteacher - Overstock.com
Bought this for a beginners photography class. Photos are great terms and concepts are described in an easy to understand way. Read full review