Composition has ratings and 18 reviews. Random said: Somewhat torn on this book. I feel for something which claims to focus on composition, it spends. Laurie Excell is the author of Composition ( avg rating, ratings, 18 reviews, published ), Wildlife Photography ( avg rating, 19 ratings. In this book, author and professional photographer Laurie Excell starts with the basics of composition—such as the popular rule of thirds—and.

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This eBook includes the following formats, accessible from your Account page after purchase:. I guess I have a specific void I’m working sxcell fill when it comes to composition and this book didn’t cover it for excfll. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lists with This Book. Open Preview See a Problem? Light Table of Contents Chapter 1: Excell Published Apr 22, by Peachpit Press. Jan 06, Jennifer Fitzgerald-Walker rated it really liked it.

I particularly loved ; I have been shooting for a while. This is a really good book for someone trying to mature their photography skills. Beautifully illustrated with large, vibrant photos, this book will help you bring your own unique artistic expression to any situation whether taking portraits, action shots, landscapes, or events, teaching you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time you pick up the camera.

The first ecell are a good introduction to photography, taking care of themes like exposure, aperture, shutter speed and other basics. Book Sorry, this book is no longer in print.


I didn’t realize how much I already knew. Apr 21, Aubree rated it really liked it. Jul 16, Larraine rated it really liked it. In this book, author and professional photographer Laurie Excell starts with the basics compsition composition—such as the popular rule of thirds—and illustrates how elements like color, shape, angles, and contrast work to create compelling images.

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In this specific case, composition is a subject that can be used and explored with any equipment, be it the simple camera of your phone to professional grade DSLRs.

Somewhat torn on this book.

Mar 29, Jessica Nguyen rated it really liked it. Get unlimited day access to over 30, books about UX design, leadership, project management, teams, agile development, analytics, core programming, and so much more. The author mentions that sometimes its ok to break the rules, but we’re never really told what the rules are other than don’t stick the horizon in the middle of the picture and other than a couple example pictures, we never really learn anything about when and why it is a good idea to break the rules.

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But if you already understand your camera, skip them. Part of the From Snapshots to Great Shots series. Apr 09, Kristina rated it really liked it. As a beginning photographer, however this would have provided great insight on how to truly take my snapshots and make them better. The chapter on sports photography is a good insight on the author’s composition thinking process. No trivia or quizzes yet. Good basic book for beginners, couple decent tips for intermediate photographers.


In the process, she covers all key camera features that affect composition regardless of what type of DSLR you haveincluding the ability to freeze and convey lqurie depending on what shutter speed you choose, and the correlation between aperture and depth of field.

Photoshop for Lightroom Users, 2nd Edition. Rafael Cacilhas rated it liked it Dec 11, EPUB The open industry format lauroe for its reflowable content and usability on supported mobile devices. Pretty good book on photography composition. Other Things You Might Like. It is actually the description of another book in this series on black and white photography. Now that I have read the entire book, I need to go back over each chapter in detail and get the motivation to go out and really put to practice what I have learned.