This book has been mentioned over and over again in the list of users recommendations that it’s worth re-exploring. This book is one of those MUST reads. “Understanding Exposure by Bryan Peterson is a for serious amateur photographers who already shoot perfectly focused, accurately exposed images but want to be more creative with a camera, here’s the book to consult.
More than seventy techniques, both popular and less-familiar approaches, are covered in detail, including advanced exposure, bounced flash and candlelight, infrared, multiple images, soft-focus effects, unusual vantage points, zooming, and other carefully chosen ways to enhance photographs. The A-Z format make sit easy for readers to find a specific technique, and each one is explained in jargon-free language. Top Tips for each technique help readers achieve superb results, even on the first attempt.
Bryan Peterson is the author of the best-selling Learning to See Creatively and writes a photography column “Picture Points,” for Popular Photography Magazine. His many photographic awards include the Communication Arts Photography Annual (eight times), Print Magazine’s Design Annual (four times), and the New York Art Directors Gold Award. He lives in Seattle and Lyon, France.
Amazon are selling this book at the moment at 34% off the retail price. WELL WORTH picking one up if you haven’t got this in your collection.