Complete Photography: Understand Cameras to Take, Edit and Share Better Photos

Author(s): Chris Gatcum


400 pages to take you from beginner to expert photographer

"The must have book for EVERY photographer" - Diana Elizabeth

Whether you're a complete beginner, a casual snapper or a seasoned photographer, there is a lot to be learned from this extensive photography guide. Take the guesswork out of your photography and understand not just what to do with your camera, but how and why this affects the photos you take. You'll learn how to compose a shot for visual impact, focus it to attract the viewer's eye, expose it so every detail is captured and so much more. Photography never stands still so it doesn't matter what camera you have, whether you own an SLR, film camera or a compact digital camera, Chris will teach you how to take the best photos possible.

Chris Gatcum's writing is clear and instructive, covering a vast range of essential photography aspects in great detail so that you can truly understand how to take a great photo that stands out. As well as Gatcum's expertise on the subject, Complete Photography is packed with tips and masterclasses from other inspirational professionals. Each point is illustrated with carefully selected, beautiful photography examples along with clear diagrams to inspire and instruct.

Section Masterclass Professional Master-Photographer Exposure Landscape David Taylor   Portraits Ben Anker   Sports Ian MacNicol   Interiors Adrian Wilson Light & Colour Food Stuart Ovenden   Still Life Daniel Brooke   Fashion Dixie Dixon Lenses Street Photography Brian Lloyd Duckett   Wildlife Richard Garvey-Williams   Macro Andy Small   Architechture Janie Airey   Abstract Ryan Bush Post-processing Retouching Miss Aniela In The Bag Documentary Michelle Frankfurter

The cover design features a mirrorless digital camera with interchangeable lenses, a reto-style film camera and an iPhone 7 because this book applies to every different way you can take a photo.


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Chris Gatcum has lived and breathed photography for over two decades, working as a pro photographer, journalist, specialist magazine and book editor, and best-selling author. A passionate advocate of experimental digital and traditional photography, he is as comfortable conducting technical camera tests as he is demystifying the art of photography for the rest of us.

General Fields

  • : 9781781573464
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
  • : Ilex Press
  • : 1.266
  • : March 2017
  • : 246mm X 189mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2017
  • : books

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  • : Chris Gatcum
  • : Paperback
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