This book explores both digital and film photography, providing the enthusiast with information on everything from understanding aperture and focus to manipulating images for maximum effect using computer software. All the basics are covered, from holding a camera to using a tripod and knowing which films and lenses to buy. Creative advice on framing and setting up shots, choosing the most effective point of view and looking for texture, shape and composition opportunities will help amateurs to advance their photography to a new level. With over 1700 photographs and diagrams, this manual is essential for anyone with an interest in photography.
Steve Luck has co-written a number of books on digital photography and imaging, all of which feature his own prize-winning photography. John Freeman is an experienced photographer and an author of many books on the subject of photography, which have sold around 2,000,000 copies worldwide.