This fun, informative, and practical book will be your gateway to taking great pictures perfect for digital and smartphone users! A book from beloved National Geographic photographer and Photo Ark founder Joel Sartore, the National Geographic Photo Basics: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Great Photography shows aspiring photographers how to take great pictures, from framing and F-stops to editing and archiving. Whether you're using your phone or a DSLR camera, you'll learn the fundamentals of photography--and how to put them to work every day.
In a series of short lessons, Sartore explains the basics from choosing a camera and gear to understanding focus, exposure, composition, and lighting. Using examples from his own work, he applies the basic rules of photography to family, pets, travel, nature, and street photos, and how to get a great shot with the camera on your smartphone.
Throughout the book you'll find pro tips, quick assignments, and the behind-the-camera stories of great photographs; helpful notes clarify how to use every piece of advice with your smartphone camera.
Why do readers love it?
- A perfect choice for younger photographers!
- Awe-inspiring illustrations throughout the book!
- Well-explained tutorials for absolute beginners!
Author: Joel Sartore and Heather Perry
Date Published: November 12, 2019
Number of Pages: 256
Dimensions: 7.65 x 0.85 x 9.7 inches