Read this if you want to take great photographs.
Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs contains no graphs, no techie diagrams and no camera–club jargon. Instead, it inspires readers through iconic images and playful copy, packed with hands–on tips.
Split into five sections, the book covers composition, exposure, light, lenses and the art of seeing. Masterpieces by acclaimed photographers – including Henri Cartier–Bresson, Sebastião Salgado, Fay Godwin, Nadav Kander, Daido Moriyama and Martin Parr – 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.
Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs 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.
Sobre el Autor:
Henry Carroll is a writer, editor, manuscript consultant and concept developer with an MFA from the Royal College of Art. In 2008, Henry founded Frui, which grew to become the UK’s leading provider of photography, painting and cooking holidays and courses. More recently, Henry authored the ‘Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs’ series. First published in 2014 by Laurence King, these best-selling books have sold over 800,000 copies across 17 languages. October 2018 saw the release of Henry’s latest book, ‘Photographers on Photography; How the Masters See, Think & Shoot’. In spring 2019, Henry’s first children’s book, ‘Be a Super Awesome Photographer’, and gift product, ‘Make Your Own Mondrian’, were published globally. Henry is currently working on a new series of books published by Abrams in 2021. Originally from London, Henry now lives in Los Angeles.