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    DescriptionFollow-up to bestselling Bryan Peterson's Understanding Photography Field Guide. Bryan Peterson is able to explain complex concepts in understandable and even humorous language. It includes stunning and colourful images that will wow the reader. Beginning photographers and serious amateurs alike, including students, aspiring professionals and the multitude of existing Bryan Peterson fans, will love this pocket guide to on-location tips for composing images with impact. Bestselling author Bryan Peterson offers a follow-up to his top-selling Bryan Peterson's Understanding Photography Field Guide, this time offering tips, techniques and exercises to help amateurs in the field compose stronger, more compelling photographs.

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    Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide
    How to See and Photograph Images with Impact
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bryan Peterson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    ISBN 13: 9780770433079
    ISBN 10: 0770433073

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    DC22: 770
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: AJG
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24240
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 770
    BISAC V2.8: PHO024000, PHO017000, PHO018000
    B&T Approval Code: A06281000
    DC23: 771
    LC classification: TR179 .P466 2012
    Thema V1.0: GBC, AJT, UGP
    Illustrations note
    full colour throughout, includes photographs
    Watson-Guptill Publications
    Imprint name
    Amphoto Books
    Publication date
    06 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Bryan Peterson is a phenomenon in how-to photograph, with more than half a million books sold, including Amphoto's No. 1 bestselling title of all time, Understanding Exposure, now in its third edition (9780817439392). A professional photographer and internationally known instructor, he is also the author of Understanding Digital Photography 9780817437961 and Bryan Peterson's Understanding Photography Field Guide.
    Table of contents
    Introduction 1:         Learning to See: Mining the Mundane 2:         The Role of Aperture and Shutter Speed 3:         Filling the Frame: Two Steps from a Compelling Composition 4:         Choosing Your Background 5:         Using the Empty Canvas 6:         Adding Interest in the Foreground 7:         Creating Contrast 8:         The Golden Section, the Rule of Thirds, and the Rule of Visual Weight 9:         Horizontal versus Vertical 10:       Framing with a Frame 11:       Sweating the Small Stuff 12:       Mining Images to Find the Mother Lode 13:       Capturing the Decisive Moment 14:       When to Break the Rules Index