John Hedgecoe's Guide to 35mm Photography

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Collins & Brown, 1999 - Photography - 128 pages
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The world's best-selling photography author shows how to achieve professional results you'll be proud of in a convenient, pocket-sized guide to 35mm photography. Whether you want to convey movement in sports shots or take natural-looking pictures of children, bringing a subject to life on film is easy once you know the tricks of the trade. Distilling a lifetime of experience into one volume, John Hedgecoe provides readily accessible information for the amateur, backed up by over 400 of his superb, full-color photographs. Every question is answered: how a camera works, buying a new and second-hand camera, films, exposure, and lighting, including sunlight and flashes. Consult the visual guide to different types of lenses and their characteristics. Then develop your aesthetic skills with tips on the equipment and techniques needed for photographing unusual viewpoints, wildlife, filter effects, still lifes, portraits, sunsets, architectural details, and more. 128 pages (all in color), 5 7/16 x 8.

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