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10 Great Books All About Photography

Author: Libby - Printique by Adorama

By Julianne Mosher
Is your New Year’s Resolution to read more? Well, if it is (and if you’re into photography the way we are) then, boy, do we have a treat for you!
Whether or not you’re a seasoned photographer, or just starting out, referring to books is a great way to better your skills.
Photography is an amazingly huge topic that holds thousands upon thousands of books, but we decided to find 10 of the best books for you to pick up and read. From digital photography to portrait taking, we have the best reads for you to get started on. What a great way to bring in 2017!
10. Understanding Exposure – Bryan Peterson
If you have trouble with understanding light and dark, “Understanding Exposure” is the book for you. It will help if you figure out ISO, shutter speeds and everything to make your photo look the way it should look.


9. Better Photo Basics – Jim Miotke
This is a great resource for new photographers. It goes over all the basic things that will help get you started.


8. How to Create Stunning Digital Photography – Tony Northrup
Get creative with your digital camera. This book helps you understand your camera and will get you using different angles with it!


7. Capture Your Style – Aimee Song
Not a lot of books encourage creativity in certain fields of photography, but “Capture Your Style” does. Song makes you want to shoot everything you see in all types of ways.


6. Learning to See Creatively – Bryan Peterson
Another book by Peterson on our list, this one helps you express yourself through the lens uniquely and, obviously, creatively.

5. Picture Perfect Posing – Roberto Valenzuela
If you’re into portraits, this book is a must read. Valenzuela allows you to see your model with a different eye.


4. iPhone: The Missing Manual – David Pogue
iPhone photography is on the rise… so this “manual” is a must have for any iPhone user.


3. Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots – Gabriel Biderman and Tim Cooper
If you’re a fan of the cosmos and moon, you need to read this book. The authors help you conquer the daring art of night shooting, so you’ll be able to capture the stars.


2. Expressive Photography – The Shutter Sisters
The Shutter Sisters warm your heart with this book. Their positive outlook on photography will encourage you, whether you’re a photog veteran or not.

1. The Beginner’s Guide to Underwater Digital Photography – Larry Gates
Underwater cameras are all the rage right now, but underwater photography is not so easy. This book will help you document your next scuba diving trip, for sure.
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