An essential guide for emerging artists learning how to take pictures of places.
From the author of the bestselling Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs series, this jargon–free introduction covers all aspects of photographing places, including landscapes, cityscapes, architecture, and interiors.
Whatever your camera, interest, or skill level, this indispensable photography guide gives you all the essential techniques and demystifies the work of acclaimed photographers. Packed with practical tips and iconic images, this accessible book will teach everything you need to take meaningful pictures of the places that matter to you most.
Split into five sections, the book covers composition, exposure, light, manipulation and location.
Featuring the work of iconic photographers: Alec Soth, Ansel Adams, Martin Parr, Robert Adams, Todd Hido, Rut Blees Luxemburg, Julius Shulman, Rinko Kawauchi, Thomas Ruff, Tim Hetherington, Joel Sternfeld, Kyler Zeleny, Julius Shulman, Bert Danckaert, Mitch Epstein, Mitch Dobrowner, Massimo Vitali, Joel Meyerowitz, Stephen Tourlentes, Lee Friedlander, Yoshinori Mizutani, John Hilliard, Simon Norfolk, Charles March, Floto + Warner, Olaf Otto Becker, John Gossage, Kikuji Kawanda, Richard Misrach, Harry Cory Wright, Philippe Chancel, Harry Gruyaert, Brassaï, Richard Mosse, Dodo Jin Ming, Tina Hillier, Jorma Puranen, William Henry Jackson, Matt Siber, Mike Slack, Reiner Riedler, John Davies, Fay Godwin, Dilon Marsh, Steffi Klenz, Kathy Ryan, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Joan Fontcuberta, Ying Ang, and Charles Duke.
Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs of Places is part of the internationally–bestselling 'Read This' series, which has sold over half–a–million books worldwide and has been translated into over 20 languages.
More titles in the 'Read This' series: Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs by Henry Carroll (9781780673356) Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs of People by Henry Carroll (9781780676241) Use This if You Want to Take Great Photographs: A Photo Journal by Henry Carroll (9781780678887) Read This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing by Selwyn Leamy (9781786270542) Read This if You Want to Be a Great Writer by Ross Raisin (9781786271976) Read This if You Want to Be Instagram Famous edited by Henry Carroll (9781780679679)
About the Author
Henry Carroll studied photography at the Royal College of Art and his work has been exhibited worldwide. Building on his experience teaching aspiring photographers of all ages, Henry founded frui.co.uk, one of the UK's leading providers of photography holidays and courses. Henry's clear, jargonfree style of teaching has demystified digital photography and inspired thousands to get creative with their cameras.