Fully revised with 100 percent new photography, this best-selling guide takes a radical approach to creativity by explaining how it is t just an inherent ability but a skill that can be learned and applied. Using inventive photos from his own stunning portfolio, author and veteran photographer Bryan Peterson deconstructs creativity for photographers. He details the basic techniques that go into t only taking a particular photo, but also provides insights on how to improve upon it--helping readers avoid the visual pitfalls and technical dead ends that can lead to dull, uninventive photographs. This revised edition features a complete section on color as a design element and all new photographs to illustrate Peterson's points. Learning to See Creatively is the definitive reference for any photographer looking for a fresh perspective on their work.
BRYAN PETERSON is a professional photographer, internationally known instructor, and founder of The Perfect Picture School of Photography at www.PPSOP.com. He is also the best-selling author ofUnderstanding Exposure, Understanding Shutter Speed, Understanding Close-Up Photography, Understanding Digital Photography, Beyond Portraiture, and, most recently,aBryan Peterson's Understanding Photography Field Guide. His trademark use of color and strong, graphic composition have garnered him many photographic awards, including the Art Director Club's Gold Award and honors fromaCommunication ArtsaandaPrintamagazines. He currently splits his time between Chicago and France.