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The Perfect Photo: 71 Tips from the Top [NOOK Book]

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"Perfect" is a purely subjective term when it comes to art. A journey toward the perfect photo is a journey without a defined destination. There are photographs that are technically perfect and others that stand out because of their message or composition. Although the perfect photo remains a matter of taste, it is still something every photographer strives for.

With this volume, Elin Rantakrans and Tobias Hagberg provide the beginning to intermediate photographer a wide range of practical tips that cover ...

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The Perfect Photo: 71 Tips from the Top

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Overview

"Perfect" is a purely subjective term when it comes to art. A journey toward the perfect photo is a journey without a defined destination. There are photographs that are technically perfect and others that stand out because of their message or composition. Although the perfect photo remains a matter of taste, it is still something every photographer strives for.

With this volume, Elin Rantakrans and Tobias Hagberg provide the beginning to intermediate photographer a wide range of practical tips that cover capture, composition, and editing—all with the aim of helping you achieve better photos. Each concept is illustrated with beautiful, inspiring images.

Our promise: Use 7 of these 70 tips and you will be a 10% better photographer. Try it!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781457112249
  • Publisher: Rocky Nook
  • Publication date: 8/13/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 13 MB
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Meet the Author

Elin Rantakrans has been a professional photographer and journalist for more than 15 years. She earned a BS in photography from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, and a MS in journalism from Lund University in Sweden. She has worked for various publications including the Courier-Post in New Jersey, Cairo Times and Egypt Today magazines, advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi in Egypt, the Guardian newspaper in the UK, and the Sydsvenskan and Kvallsposten newspapers in Sweden, as well as numerous Swedish magazines. She published the book The Perfect Photo with Tobias Hagberg.

Tobias Hagberg is a publisher and editor of books on photography and technology in Sweden. His academic roots are in biology and journalism. He has written and translated a number of books on photography, Linux, and free software.

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Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Camera Equipment 8

Broaden Your Knowledge, the Easy Way 22

Capturing the Best Light 42

Composition 58

Impressive Landscapes 70

Portraits 80

Bringing Movement into the Equation 92

Effective Use of Flash 98

Starting Out in the Digital Darkroom 104

Afterword 125

Photo Credits 126

Index 127

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