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Book Reviews of National Geographic Photography Field Guide: Secrets to Making Great Pictures

National Geographic Photography Field Guide: Secrets to Making Great Pictures
National Geographic Photography Field Guide Secrets to Making Great Pictures
Author: Bob Caputo, Peter Burian
ISBN-13: 9780792274988
ISBN-10: 0792274989
Publication Date: 9/15/1999
Pages: 352
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: National Geographic
Book Type: Paperback
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great book. If you are wanting to take your photos to the next level, tips in this book will help.
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The primary weakness of this book is that it only briefly touches on the digital era. Most of its first half is devoted to film photography, and so of little use to many readers. Discussions of the best film to use in a given situation are moot when most of the discussed film types are no longer in production / available for purchase.

Fortunately, the majority of the book's second half is devoted to discussions of photography approaches, styles, and such. Since this section largely consists of 2-page treatments of a variety of professional photographers and their work, you can pick up a lot of good tips from it.