Composition - Basics Photo

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Aimed at both photography and design students as well as anyone with an interest in photography, this series provides a comprehensive reference tool divided into six sections which focus on the basics, formal elements, organisation of space and time, real world rules and original approaches to composition. The book is illustrated throughout and includes cutting-edge images, which will both inspire and inform.Second to lighting, composition is the key ingredient for the creation of a successful photograph. A technically perfect shot has no resonance unless it is also beautifully composed. This book discusses topics including the organization of space and time, manipulation of movement, the use of texture, observation and application. It explores how to combine these elements to compose great shots and encourages you to find your own view.

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Book information

ISBN: 9782884790673
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Imprint: Routledge
Pub date:
DEWEY: 770.11
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 510g
Height: 230mm