National Geographic Photography Field Guide: Secrets to Making Great Pictures

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National Geographic Society, 1999 - Cameras - 352 pages
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From the organization world renowned for its excellence in photography comes an indispensable and portable field guide for photographers of all levels, brimming with vibrant visual moments and tips from the pros. 250 color photos & illustrations.

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National Geographic photography field guide: secrets to making great pictures

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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 book

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Bought this for a beginners photography class. Photos are great terms and concepts are described in an easy to understand way. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Peter K. Burian, a writer and stock photographer living near Toronto, Canada, has written more than 16 camera-specific guidebooks. He is the co-author of the best-selling National Geographic Photography Field Guide (with Robert Caputo) and sole author of Mastering Digital Photography and Imaging. Currently, he is a contributing editor with Canadian magazines Here's How, Photo Life, Photo Solution, and Marketnews, and he is known downunder as a contributing editor to Australian Photography magazine. He has contributed regularly to Outdoor Photographer and Shutterbug and was the editor of Shutterbug's Outdoor & Nature Photography.

Robert Caputo a master photographer, cameraman, and writer, has contributed photographs to "National Geographic" and other leading magazines for more than thirty years. He has written photographic books for children and adults, including the single-volume "National Geographic Field Guide to Photography" and the landscape book in our original photography field guide series.

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