Photography Rules

Essential Dos and Don'ts from Great Photographers

Photography Rules Essential Dos and Don'ts from Great Photographers
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Format: Paperback / softback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9780711242586
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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Description

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 LangeDon 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
With succinct, accessible and engaging entries, expert advice from the author, and original quotes from the some of the greatest living photographers – readers can either dip in at random or read religiously for lessons in how to produce photographs they’re proud of. This is the perfect book for students, amateurs or professional photographers looking to improve their skills and find inspiration. 

The author

Paul Lowe is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in a range of publications, including Time, Newsweek and Life. He is Course Director of the Masters program in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. Paul Lowe is the author of 1001 Photographs to See Before You Die, The Chronology of Photography and Photography Masterclass

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9780711242586
Illustrations: 220 color photographs
Size: 5.906 in x 7.874 in / 150 mm x 200 mm
Edition: New Edition
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