Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide
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Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide

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Follow-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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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 147.32 x 215.9 x 17.78mm | 566.99g
  • Amphoto Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • full colour throughout, includes photographs
  • 0770433073
  • 9780770433079
  • 84,246

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
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About Bryan Peterson

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.
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