Inspiring readers through iconic images and playful copy, the bestselling Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs has been revised and updated to include new photographers, a brand-new chapter on the art of feeling, and the latest hands-on tips. Striking images from a diverse range of acclaimed contemporary photographers, such as Anastasia Samoylova, Zanele Muholi, Nadine Ijewere, Campbell Addy and Tyler Mitchell, now join the masterpieces of Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, Nan Goldin, Dorothea Lange and Martin Parr.
Ideal for users of phone, mirrorless and DSLR cameras, the book is split into six sections, covering composition, exposure, light, lenses and the art of seeing and feeling. Thought-provoking images by iconic photographers serve to illustrate points and encourage readers to try out new ideas.
Today's aspiring photographers want immediacy and see photography as an affordable way of expressing themselves quickly and creatively. This handbook meets their needs, teaching them how to take photographs using professional techniques.
About the Author
Henry Carroll studied photography at the Royal College of Art and his work has been exhibited worldwide. Henry’s clear, jargon-free style of teaching has demystified digital photography and inspired thousands to get creative with their cameras.
"The book is nicely balanced between the technical advice new photographers thirst for and the finer points of making photographs, which tend to elude newcomers." – Photo Corners
"This handbook fulfills your desire for quick and creative self-expression through photography while teaching you professional techniques." – MUO