101 Quick and Easy Ideas Taken from the Master Photographers of the Twentieth Century - If you've ever wanted to study with Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lang, Robert Mapplethorpe, Berenice Abbott, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and many more, here's the closest you'll ever come to that honor. The book examines some of their greatest photos and discusses how they were shot and analyzes the lighting, composition and symbolism. In addition, you'll find similar images that were shot that will help you understand the principles behind the originals.
As you examine all theses classic works, you'll find that there are common threads that run through each. This, in turn, will help you understand how to create your won masterpieces. The book also includes biographies and the experiences that each photographer underwent that, perhaps, helped shape and create the pictured photos.
About the Author: Matthew Bamberg is a photographer and writer based in Palm Springs, California. He began his career in the arts as a graduate student at San Francisco State University in 1992. His work in the visual and media arts included video production and software applications. He completed his M.A. in Creative Arts in 1997.
After being a public school teacher for 14 years, Bamberg became a photographer and writer. He began to photograph for the articles he was writing while working for the Desert Sun and Palm Springs Life magazine. Bamberg is the author of "The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in San Francisco" and all three titles in the "101 Quick and Easy" photography series.