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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There is a lot of technical points in the book that are important for beginners and intermediates to know about how their camera’s work. 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.
Now that I have read composituon entire book, I need to go back over each chapter in detail and get the motivation to go out and really put to practice what I have learned.
Beautifully illustrated with large, vibrant photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image compoeition want every time you pick up the camera. Mike rated it liked it Apr 13, It is actually the description of another book in this series on black and white photography. This is I didn’t realize how much I already knew. Beautifully illustrated with large, vibrant photos, this book will help you bring your luarie unique artistic expression to any situation whether taking portraits, action shots, landscapes, or events, teaching you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time you pick up the compositin.
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If you’re looking for basic instruction in photography, the first four chapters can be useful. This is excellent reference for both first time photographers and more advanced as refresher.
Want to Read saving…. Adam rated it really liked it Apr 09, Jan 06, Jennifer Fitzgerald-Walker rated it really liked it. Author has clear concise style with excellent photos to illustrate each point.
The chapter on sports photography is a good insight on the author’s composition thinking process.
Composition: From Snapshots to Great Shots
Missy rated it really liked it Apr 02, A good book to introduce you to the reflex camera world. Pretty good book on photography composition. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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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. 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 lauriie true composition.
Iit’s what I call ” rather technical”! This is a really good book for someone trying to mature their photography skills. This eBook requires no passwords or activation to read. They are alluded to, but we’re never really told what they are. Lists with This Book.
Composition: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Laurie Excell
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