If you are serious about learning photography this is the book needed to get started.
This authoritative classic, written by a leading international photography writer and lecturer has been updated by successful photographer, lecturer and best-selling Photoshop Elements author, Philip Andrews.
Benefit from his skill, experience and knowledge quickly as you learn how to use photography creatively, from scratch. All the fundamental basics are covered: how to select and compose a good picture; how different cameras operate, whether film or digital; how to use the cameras controls shutter speed, focus, zoom, flash etc; advice on how best to tackle different subjects people, places, animals, landscapes, or close-ups, as well as invaluable scanner and printing techniques.
* Comprehensive and friendly guide to get you started fast whether using film or digital cameras
* Lavishly illustrated with inspirational color images throughout to illustrate what can be achieved
* Practical suggestions for experimental projects help improve your technique
About the Author
Philip Andrews is Adobe Australia's official Photoshop and Elements Ambassador. He is an experienced photographer, author, magazine editor and online course creator. He was previously a lecturer at the Queensland School of Printing and Graphic Arts, Australia. He is a beta tester for Photoshop, an alpha tester for Photoshop Elements and a Photoshop specialist demonstrator for Adobe Australia. Philip is also co-founder of photo-college.com an online photography training college. He's a regular contributor to several magazines including Shutterbug, Amateur Photographer, Australian Photography and Better Photography, he is senior contributing editor for Better Digital, columnist for What Digital Camera and Co-editor of Better Photoshop Techniques magazine.
Michael Langford, renowned author, teacher, and practitioner, is a legend because of his skill that balanced art and technique. He inspired and taught thousands. As Photography Course Director at the Royal College of Art, London, UK, his key involvement with photography courses and exams set the standard worldwide.