Step-by-Step Composition Techniques for Digital Photographers: Learn to Capture More Dramatic and Appealing Images

Step-by-Step Composition Techniques for Digital Photographers: Learn to Capture More Dramatic and Appealing Images

by Ernst Wildi
     
 

This thorough composition guide details the various components involved in composing a professional-looking, artistically arranged photograph. Basic elements of photography, different image formats and backgrounds, and the importance of color and image balance are discussed along with tips on subject placement, such as using attention-grabbing elements and

Overview

This thorough composition guide details the various components involved in composing a professional-looking, artistically arranged photograph. Basic elements of photography, different image formats and backgrounds, and the importance of color and image balance are discussed along with tips on subject placement, such as using attention-grabbing elements and naturally existing lines to help a scene or subject look its best. How to keep the image simple and improve backgrounds post-capture are also reviewed.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Presents images to illustrate tips and techniques on how to compose a picture with drama and impact."  —PCPhoto

"Each tip is well illustrated...even a casual reading of the book will improve your photographs mightily."  —Shutterbug

"Covers elements such as balance, color, arrangement of subjects and eliminating distractions."  —Outdoor Photographer

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584281580
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/2005
Series:
Digital Quick Guides Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.26(d)

Meet the Author

Ernst Wildi is the author of "Composition Techniques from a Master Photographer," "Creating World-Class Photography," and "Photographic Lenses." He lives in Watchung, New Jersey.

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