This fascinating book reveals the mysteries behind photographic composition. Author Steve Mulligan discusses the ideas, techniques and equipment which will enable the reader to become a better photographer. The book starts by discussing equipment – cameras, lenses, tripods and accessories. It then discusses some of the key ideas behind composition for photographers, such as viewpoint, framing, symmetry, light and the rule of thirds. And it explains how exposure, depth of field, point of focus and shutter speed affect the composition of photographs. Next the book looks at how these ideas work in practice when photographing landscapes, wildlife, portraits, reportage and abstracts. And it shows how your computer can help you improve the composition of your photographs. Finally, the book provides helpful advice on the different media for presenting and displaying your work in frames, books and online.
Author: Steve Mulligan
Photographs: 180 colour photographs