Over 150 essential mantras for anyone interested in taking good pictures.
In Photography Rules, Paul Lowe (expert photographer and lecturer) guides you through over 150 bite-sized dos and don'ts from the likes of Dorothea Lange, Don McCullin, Martin Parr, Rankin and Richard Avedon. Whether you're a complete beginner using your iPhone, looking to improve your DSLR skills or are already a professional, this book will give you insider tips inspired by the greatest photographers from history as well as original pieces of advice from some of the most well-respected living photographers.
Each of the pithy entries will combine a specific rule and a supporting photograph or quote with commentary from the author on how best to put the advice into practice. Chapters include:
- Making Photographs: Practical tips for taking great photographs, covering genre, composition, operational function, working with your subject, lighting, post-production and print
- Being a Photographer: Insider guidance on attitude, creativity, understanding photography and finding your purpose
- Professional Practice: Dos and don'ts about being a professional, working with clients, marketing yourself, developing your career, making money and collaborations
Publication Date: 04-Aug-2020
Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group UK