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

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

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

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  • Author: Bryan Peterson
  • Paperback, 288 Pages
  • Publisher: Amphoto Books
  • Date Published: November 6. 2012
  • Emphasizes Composition over Content
  • Focus on Color, Line, Light, and Pattern
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Amphoto 9780770433079 overview

  • 1Description

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.
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Amphoto 9780770433079 specs

Type of Media Book
Author Bryan Peterson
Publisher Amphoto Books
Publication Date November, 2012
Edition 1st Edition
ISBN-10 0770433073
ISBN-13 9780770433079
Number of Pages 288
Cover Type Soft
Dimensions 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.5" / 14.0 x 1.5 x 21.6 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.225 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.7 x 5.8 x 0.65"

Amphoto 9780770433079 reviews

Book: Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide: How to See and Photograph Images with Impact is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent guide Bryan Peterson is more than a photographer. He is an artist and has the ability of a writer. The first book I bought was his book about flash photography. An excellent book. I have found all his books to be excellent. He explains, in simple non-technical terms, how to get the most out of your flash and camera and in this particular book about solving certain tricky exposure situations. He does not overwhelm you with scientific facts or formulas but explains it all in layman’s terms. I highly recommend this book. As an example, he explains that to get landscape shots where foreground is important, use f/22 aperture if possible which gives you maximum depth of field and good focus of both near and far objects.� He gives examples, in photographs, the result of various choices etc. I am impressed by his ability to explain his work in layman’s terms. Five stars !!!
Date published: 2018-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inspiring Book A really inspiring book that changes how you look at subjects and with some gorgeous photos.
Date published: 2015-12-28
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