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Extraordinary Everyday Photography: Awaken Your Vision to Create Stunning Images Wherever You Are

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Get inspired to discover the beautiful images around you

Photographers are born travelers. They’ll go any distance to capture the right light, beautiful landscapes, wildlife, and people. But exotic locales aren’t necessary for interesting photographs. Wonderful images are hiding almost everywhere; you just need to know how to find them.

Extraordinary Everyday Photography will help you search beyond the surface to find the unexpected wherever you are, be it a downtown street, a local park, or your own front lawn. Authors Brenda Tharp and Jed Manwaring encourage amateur photographers to slow down, open their eyes, and respond to what they see to create compelling images that aren’t overworked. Through accessible discussions and exercises, readers learn to use composition, available light, color, and point of view to create stunning photographs in any environment. Inspiring photo examples from the authors, taken with DSLRs, compact digital cameras, and even iPhones, show that it is the photographer's eye and creative vision--not the gear--that make a great image.

About the Author

Brenda Tharp is a professional photographer and author of Creative Nature & Outdoor Photography, Revised Edition (Amphoto, 2010). Her work has appeared in Outdoor Photographer, Audubon, Discovery, Forbes, Sierra, and Sunset, and clients include Audubon, Canon, the National Park Service, and the Sierra Club. Brenda teaches workshops at Maine Media Workshops, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, the Rocky Mountain School of Photography, and BetterPhoto.com. She can be found at www.brendatharp.com.

 

Jed Manwaring is a professional photographer whose images have appeared in such publications as Outdoor Photographer, Outside, and Sunset. He has contributed to several books and leads photography workshops with his partner, Brenda Tharp. For more about Jed, visit www.jedmanwaring.com.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Finding Fresh Vision

Chapter 2: The Moment of Perception

Chapter 3: Discovering Pictures Where You Live

Chapter 4: Expanding the Creative Process

Chapter 5: Capturing Everyday Moments

Chapter 6: Finding Your Point of View

Chapter 7: Creating Strong Compositions

Chapter 8: Exploring the Light Around You

Chapter 9: Photographing at Dusk and Dawn

Chapter 10: Photographing the Night Around You

Chapter 11: Resources: Apps and Other Software

Acknowledgments

Index

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780817435936
Author:
Tharp, Brenda
Publisher:
Amphoto Books
Author:
Manwaring, Jed
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Photography -- Technique.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 4-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.84 x 8.53 x 0.45 in 1.44 lb

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