The New Complete Guide to Taking Photographs : From Basic Composition to the Latest Digital TechniquesBook - 2003
Become a better photographer with hundreds of tips for taking more creative and expressive photographs with APS, SLR and digital cameras. Sixteen easily understood sections, including Understanding Cameras and Film, Photographing People, Nature, The Urban Landscape and more, offer valuable insights for improving the quality of your photos and increasing your enjoyment of the art. From artificial lighting to texture and hue, from simplifying depth of field and the proper use of wide angle and telephoto lenses to the special challenges of photographing babies and children, every aspect of better photography becomes clear. See how selecting the right background and props can dramatically enhance the composition, and learn how weather and lighting conditions affect the final print. In addition, tips for shooting film outdoors, in arctic and desert conditions, and even underwater are all included, along with guidelines for buying lenses, using filters, and the secrets of developing and retouching.
Publisher: London : Collins & Brown, 2003
Branch Call Number: 771 Fre
Characteristics: 288 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm