This book offers expert advice, hints and tips from professional photographers. It includes practical examples that are illustrated with stunning photography and accompanied by clear diagrams and charts. This comprehensive handbook covers every aspect of photography from capture through to output. It gives detailed instruction from the fundamental concepts of exposure, aperture, ISO and shutter speed, image size and format, to an in-depth analysis of composition. Instructive, easy-to-follow text explains the effects of light and colour, the use of filters and the choice of lenses, flashes and other accessories, post-production techniques, ise reduction and retouching. Technical jargon is clearly explained, with expert advice and invaluable hints and tips given by the combined kwledge and expertise of a team of professional photographers. Practical examples are illustrated with stunning full colour photographs and complimented by clear diagrams and charts. This bumper edition provides all the kw-how for the beginner or enthusiatic amateur to produce compelling and stunning pictures.
Chris Gatcum is a photographer, journalist, and author. He has been a technical writer for the UK s longest-standing photography magazine, Amateur Photographer, and his books include Camera Creative, Light & Shoot: 50 Fashion Photos, and Landscape Photography: The Four Seasons.