Composition has ratings and 18 reviews. Random said: Somewhat torn on this book. I feel for something which claims to focus on composition, it spends. Laurie Excell is the author of Composition ( avg rating, ratings, 18 reviews, published ), Wildlife Photography ( avg rating, 19 ratings. In this book, author and professional photographer Laurie Excell starts with the basics of composition—such as the popular rule of thirds—and.

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And while these elements are spoken of, we often get a voodoo answer of “you just ge Somewhat torn on this book. Sandra Janini rated it it was amazing Jan 27, Vivaladimas rated it it was amazing Mar 19, As composktion amateur, I should be able to walk away with more than I managed to get. No trivia or quizzes yet. Not a bad book on composition.

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The first chapters are a good introduction to photography, taking care of themes like exposure, aperture, shutter speed and other basics. Open Preview See a Composiition Best for beginner or intermediate level photographer but even experienced photographers will get something from it. This is I didn’t realize how much I already knew.

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Most of what is written here are things Luarie do pretty much every day. Mike rated it liked it Apr 13, These will include a chapter of step-by-step examples that highlight the compositional technique used to get just the right shot; a new chapter on black-and-white photography; and a chapter on what to do after the shot—enhancing and editing the images in post-processing.


I particularly loved ; I have been shooting for a while. But if you already understand your camera, skip them.

Iit’s what I call ” rather technical”! Trav Olson rated it liked it Jul 15, Kindle Editionpages. Each chapter has homework assignments to help you practice compossition you studied in the chapter. Follow along with your friendly and knowledgeable guides, and you will learn about: Register your product to gain access to bonus material or receive a coupon.

Claudia Machado rated it really liked it Dec 15, The book never really covers the exact elements of composition. In addition to dozens of brand-new images and more in-depth coverage on topics such as patterns composittion textures and arranging elements in a frame, this revised edition features several completely new chapters.

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Does cover some technical elements but really focuses on composituon. Refresh and try again. While ISO, aperture, depth of field, etc have a part to play in photography, the author spends a lot of time on these subjects and not very much dealing with lines, form, color, texture, point of view, and other elements of true composition. Lists with This Book.

If you’re looking for basic instruction in photography, the first four chapters can be useful. Jul 16, Larraine rated it really liked it. It is actually the description of another book in this series on black and white photography.

Jan 26, XO rated it really liked it. This book is packed with good photography information.

Bob Vaccaro rated it it was amazing Sep 01, Get unlimited day coposition to over 30, books about UX design, leadership, project management, teams, agile development, analytics, core programming, and so much more. It is This book took comppsition a while to digest since I am fairly new to photography.


Part of the From Snapshots to Great Shots series. Author has clear concise style with excellent photos to illustrate each point. Adam rated it really liked it Apr 09, I feel for something which claims to focus on composition, it spends too much time talking about large amounts of expensive photography equipment. This eBook includes the following formats, accessible from your Account page after purchase:.

Page 60, Figure 3. Publishers of technology books, eBooks, and videos for creative people. Tina Godby rated it it was amazing Dec 30, It was a little too beginner for me but I definitely would suggest this to someone just starting out. Particularly suited for aspiring nature photographers.

Antonio Pontes rated it really liked it Oct 22, Book Sorry, this book is no longer in print. Contributing photographers, John Batdorff, David Brommer, Rick Rickman, and Steve Simon, provide unique perspectives on black and white, sports, art history, and other subjects related to composition.

Updates Errata Page 54, Figure 3. It’s a great beginning book.

I question her “full-frame” claim in a couple of images, so expect a different result if you shoot with one, but overall Chapters are good discussions about composition. Mar 29, Jessica Nguyen rated it really liked it.