Amphoto Book: Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide: How to See and Photograph Images with Impact

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Amphoto Book: Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide: How to See and Photograph Images with Impact
Key Features
  • Author: Bryan Peterson
  • Paperback, 288 Pages
  • Publisher: Amphoto Books
  • Date Published: November 6. 2012
Embark on an observational journey to learn how to make good photos great in Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide, an instructional Amphoto book. Aimed at amateur photographers and enthusiasts, it breaks down the process of arranging content within a frame to create an image that is both interesting and pleasing to the eye. A better understanding of proper composition allows photographers to imbue their images with a sense of emotion and impact though the proper use of color, line, light, and pattern.
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Amphoto 9780770433079 Overview

Embark on an observational journey to learn how to make good photos great in Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide, an instructional Amphoto book. Aimed at amateur photographers and enthusiasts, it breaks down the process of arranging content within a frame to create an image that is both interesting and pleasing to the eye. A better understanding of proper composition allows photographers to imbue their images with a sense of emotion and impact though the proper use of color, line, light, and pattern.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Learning to See: Mining the Mundane
2: The Role of Aperture and Shutter Speed
3: Filling the Frame: Two Steps from a Compelling Composition
4: Choosing Your Background
5: Using the Empty Canvas
6: Adding Interest in the Foreground
7: Creating Contrast
8: The Golden Section, the Rule of Thirds, and the Rule of Visual Weight
9: Horizontal versus Vertical
10: Framing with a Frame
11: Sweating the Small Stuff
12: Mining Images to Find the Mother Lode
13: Capturing the Decisive Moment
14: When to Break the Rules
Index

About the Author

In addition to being a best-selling author, Bryan F. Peterson is known internationally as an instructor of photography. His own images have been widely exhibited, as well. Peterson divides his time between Seattle, WA, and Lyons, France.

Amphoto 9780770433079 Specs

Type of MediaBook
AuthorBryan Peterson
PublisherAmphoto Books
Publication DateNovember, 2012
Edition1st Edition
ISBN-100770433073
ISBN-139780770433079
Number of Pages288
Cover TypeSoft
Dimensions5.5 x 0.6 x 8.5" / 14.0 x 1.5 x 21.6 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.225 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.7 x 5.8 x 0.65"
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