The Complete Beginner's Photography Course: A Modular System for Success (Paperback)

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The easy guide to taking better pictures with your camera

While digital cameras have made photography more accessible than ever, taking full creative control of your equipment should be every photographer's aim. 

In this book, photography writer Ben Hawkins uses his extensive experience to deliver a unique modular system of learning. Covering all of the key genres, a range of diverse projects will teach every essential skill, technique and technical competency, while also offering inspiration and delivering a beautiful image for your first portfolio.

-    Master every skill, technique and camera setting essential for great photography.
-    Learn at your own pace through a difficulty-rated modular system that increases in challenge as your competency grows.
-    Get to grips with every genre of photography from landscapes to portraits and nature to reportage.

About the Author

Ben Hawkins is an award-winning writer and journalist specializing in photography and creative media. He was the group editor of Practical Photography magazine, 2013-20, and regularly contributes to magazines including Amateur Photographer and Outdoor Photography. As a child, he used to 'assist' his dad in the family darkroom and developed a fascination with film and analogue technology. He has since interviewed some of the world's most revered film photographers, including Albert Watson, David Bailey and Bob Carlos Clarke. His signed original Carlos Clarke print is one of his most prized possessions.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781781578551
ISBN-10: 1781578559
Publisher: Ilex Press
Publication Date: August 9th, 2022
Pages: 256
Language: English


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