How to Take Great Vacation Photographs by John Hedgecoe
John Hedgecoe, the world's best-selling author of practical photography books, presents the guide vacationers have been dreaming of: a comprehensive, easy-to-follow, abundantly illustrated and practical handbook on taking keepsake holiday pictures. Nothing challenges amateurs more than vacation photography. Faced with diverse subject matter-from portraits to landscapes--they've got one chance to get the picture right and preserve precious memories. With Hedgecoe's expert advice and novel techniques, vividly illustrated with 250 photos of popular vacation locales from mountaintop to seashore, they'll succeed. Drawing on an immense wealth of knowledge, Hedgecoe gives professional guidance on the minimum amount of equipment needed, how to deal with intense heat and cold, and how lighting conditions (including reflective, shimmering snowscapes) affect the image. There's information on camera care, creating a successful composition, getting all the angles on a site, and using snapshots to tell a story. With this innovative approach, anyone can create memorable images.