Photography is a lie. In this book, Irakly Shanidze reveals the smoke and mirrors that the best photographers use to surprise, entertain, and inspire viewers. In each beautifully illustrated chapter, Shanidze discloses the photographic tools that enterprising photographers can use to create visual deception - create a sense of dimension, create day-for-night effects, establish mood, simulate candid photographs, and generally suspend disbelief - without the time-consuming post-processing. Armed with this book, photographers will learn to truly take the reins.
Irakly Shandize is an advertising, fashion, and portrait photographer. He has exhibited his work in more than twenty personal and group shows in the USA, Canada and Russia. He has published more than a hundred photographs and numerous articles in American and Russian magazines and web sites. He is originally from the country of Georgia.