Books on Photography: Have a Perfect Click!

Author: Sherry Helms

Everyone has a photographer within that happens to come out instantly on any memorable moments. This photographer within us needs to know the right way to capture a moment in a defined photographic frame.

None can be the best teacher than books that instruct us on improving our photographic skills. Below is a list of widely-acknowledged  Books on Photography that may come out to be of great help to any photographer, whether amateur or professional, offering great photographic enjoyment, improvement, and development.

The Moment It Clicks“Photography secrets from one of the world’s top shooters.” In this book, Joe McNally, one of the world’s top pro digital photographers, talks about the lighting and setups for his photos along with a plenty of odd and entertaining stories from his career. This book allows the learners of photography to take note of some important points from the expertise of Joe and use them to improve their photography skills.

Understanding Exposure – This book by expert Bryan Peterson offers learning of “How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera”. With current technologies in photography and plenty of information on white balance, flash, HDR, and more, this classic will inspire you to stop guessing and take control of your settings for better photos anytime, anywhere, and with any camera.

Within the Frame – In this “Journey of Photographic Vision”, author David duChemin makes clear both the how and the why of finding, chasing, and expressing your vision with a camera to your eye. Both instructional and inspirational, this book will help you throughout your photographic journey to make better images of the places and people you love by bringing them into a perfect frame.

The Photographer’s Eye: Composition and Design for Better Digital PhotosMichael Freeman shows in this incredible book how anyone can develop the ability to frame and shoot great digital photographs. The book explores all the traditional approaches to composition and design, but crucially addresses the new digital technique of shooting and image editing that allows a picture to be later edited, manipulated, or montage to transform into a great image.

Digital Landscape Photography – Ansel Adams (1902-1984) was a pioneer of landscape photography, whose imagery, especially his iconic views of the American National Parks, is widely published and highly recognized. In this book Michael Frye shows what can be learned from Adams working process, and how these lessons can be applied today. Along with his own photography experiences, he further discusses the photographic journey of many other great masters.

Concert and Live Music Photography – Learn to shoot live music performances against all the obstacles like stage height and tricky light situations. In this comprehensive guide for shooting concerts and live music performances, famous photographer J. Dennis Thomas provides with the right information on equipment, camera settings, composition, and post-processing to get the best out of each performance shot.

These books just show the surface of the Photography Books category of Inside this surface, there is available a myriad of Books on Photography along with books on sub-categories like  Camera, Cinematography, Darkroom, Lighting, Photographer, Photojournalism, Portraits, and Videography. Those who are interested in photography can browse through our store.

We invite our readers to share and comment with us if they have in their minds some more titles for Photography Books.   

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