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My Top Ten Photography Books #6

Updated: Oct 23, 2023

Here are my top 10 photography books in no particular order. These are my go to books and they are all well worth taking a look at. They cover a wide range of a aspects of photography, and these are the books I find I keep going back to time and time again!

So take a look they may be just what you've been looking for?

My Top Ten Photography Books #6

Great For: Understanding Light and how to manage it

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Amphoto; Revised edition (15 Mar. 2016)

  • Language ‏ : ‎ English

  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 176 pages

  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1607748509

  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1607748502

To understand photography you need to understand light and this book takes you through what that light is and how to manage it and make it work for you. This newly revised edition of Bryan Peterson's most popular book demystifies the complex concepts of exposure in photography, allowing readers to capture the images they want. With his trademark accessible style, Peterson instructs readers on how to achieve successful images in almost any situation, explaining the fundamentals of exposure and its component parts of light, aperture and shutter speed. With an emphasis on getting the best exposure even in tricky situations, 'Understanding Exposure' shows how to get (or lose) sharpness and contrast in images, how to freeze action and how to take the best meter readings, while also exploring filters, flash and light. With all new images, and updated captions throughout, this revised edition is sure to be as popular as ever.


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