Using step-by-step photographs and instructions, Tom shows you how to take the best possible picture in any situation. I've been an amateur photographer for a while - and never really got to know enough to completely satisfy my needs. Inspiring galleries at the end of each section describe alternative techniques to try for every subject. On our website, you can download books on any subject — business, health, travel, art, education, marketing, etc. For a new photographer, this book is extremely helpful.
While I would have liked to see more of the technical instructions, it provides tips on finding the correct angle, lighting, and getting the best shot out of a living subject. If you've had a course or 2 in photography this probably is a little to low level. A second series, entitled 'Britain in Pictures' was transmitted in 2007. Avoiding intimidating technical jargon, he explains the basic elements of photography - light, color, composition, and focus - then goes on to show how to make them work for you. He does show the best way to get some pictures with what you have on hand using the lighting you find. Checklists give instant advice on getting results, while tricks of the trade show you how to turn a good picture into a great one. It's a terrific book, but I wouldn't recommend it for absolute beginners.
I use it in our photography workshops. It introduced some great photographic terms. The demonstrations are shown using a point-and-shoot camera and it's basic functions. For over 10 years he specialized in photographing Central Asia, extensively traveling in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, with a few visits to Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. Dorling Kindersley loved it and commissioned it almost without looking at the contents break-down. For more information about the author, his work and his other books, please visit website.
Whatever you want to photograph, discover how to get it right every time. It helps the aspiring photographer with composition and general photo ideas. I can add it to my Amazon wishlist. Using step-by-step photographs and instructions, Tom shows you how to take the best possible picture in any situation. From still life to children's parties, make sure you're picture perfect with this concise guide from expert photographer and bestselling author Tom Ang. It starts off with a primer on the different digital cameras and their features. Rather it is a beautiful book full of good, not so good and great photographs.
I'm probably going to try out many of these techniques on my husband's point-and-shoot camera to see what kind of results I'm going to get. In addition, electronic devices show time, allow you to make notes, leave bookmarks, and highlight the quotes. Everything I've read says one thing: take it off automatic. My one disappointment was that it introduced terms that weren't in the index. Rather it is a beautiful book full of good, not so good and great photographs. Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! I'll just say that everything I would want to photograph was included; I couldn't find one thing missing.
My taste revolves more towards the film type of photography though. Get clicking and get outstanding results every time. We shot most of the book on two shoots — near Valencia, Spain and in New York. About Tom Ang Tom Ang is an award-winning photographer and a leading authority on digital photography. When reading, you can choose the font size, set the style of the paragraphs, headers, and footnotes.
I've used that mode and produced some good stuff although I had to adjust for exposure despite what I was told initially. It then discusses the many aspects of photography: focusing, settings, timing, composition, lighting, cropping, etc. I love it: one page, one technique, several pics. It made me realize that great photographs can be captured with a variety of digital devices. If there are some issues or you have any questions, contact our support team and they will answer them fully as well as help you with the download process.
I found the book to be inspiring. It might even benefit from an update because technology has come so far since it's publication. However, I thought I might depart from what I've been doing here and talk about photography books. Photographer, author, traveller and academic. What I would have loved to have seen was something a bit more informative as far as settings go. Honestly, this turned me off.
This book was very educational if you're just starting out in photography. When photography becomes a passion - even if it is very much an amateur one as it is with me, reading about it helps to put a lot of things in perspective. This book has two pages on every photographic situation imaginable, from portraits, to zoo animals, to abstract compositions. This isn't the greatest book, but I've had it for over a year now and I thought I'd check it out and bookmark some pages for future reference. It has all the must-know tips and techniques. He proves that by giving simple clear instructions, the amateur photographer can take decent and sometimes outstanding photographs without the need for expensive camera equipment other than a digital camera or an extensive course on photography.
The author's examples are good to pick apart in terms of framing and choice of focus and lighting. Whether you are just looking to get a good picture of your baby or are passionate about photography, you should definitely check this out!!! Inspiring galleries at the end of each section describe alternative techniques to try for every subject. However, if you need to find a rare ebook or handbook, our website is the right place. From still lifes to children's parties, thunderstorms to sunsets, close-ups to panoramas, every photographic subject, technique, and challenge is covered. Overall, I think this book would make a lovely coffee table book, as the photos are quite lovely, and make up the bulk of the book.