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Photographic Composition Simplified A Modern Photo Guide
Photographic Composition Simplified A Modern Photo Guide Author:Paul Jonas Transforming the chaos of reality into a great photograph requires, above all, a talent for composition. Paul Jonas believes that his talent can be cultivated. In seven clearly conceived chapters, Mr. Jonas leads you through the intricacies of fine composition in concise, well-illustrated terms. The rules of composition are explained so that ... more »you can analyze your own pictures and learn how to strengthen your patterns as you look through your viewfinder. Cropping your prints, for minor and even major improvements, is also considered extensively. The third dimension, often neglected in other texts on this subject, is brought into play for creative perspective effects.
Tonal values in black and white composition are shown to be easy to exploit, once you know their components. A special color section teaches some dazzling lessons about the way one composes with color. Through the magic of well-wrought composition, you too can achieve more striking photographs.« less