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Capture the Magic

Train Your Eye, Improve Your Photographic Composition

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This book uses a structured approach to teach the art of creating interesting, well-composed images. It provides solutions to problems that often get in the way of producing great photographs and emphasizes the importance of training the eye to exclude the extraneous. Examples of strong images are juxtaposed against flawed images, illustrating how to create a successful composition. Topics covered include light and shadow, lens choice, framing, negative space, and many more.

Filled with beautiful color images throughout, the book is sure to inspire, teach, and motivate photographers of all levels.


On Feb 4 Janet Barclay wrote: An Excellent Resource
Because most mobile phones now have built-in cameras, more people are taking photos than ever before. But just as owning a label maker doesn’t make one a professional organizer, owning a digital camera (even an expensive one) doesn’t mean you can take good photographs. As a professional, everything you post online should be a good representation of you and your business brand. If you plan to use your own photographs on your blog or social media profiles, you want them to be as awesome as you are, don’t you? Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

On Jan 11 Jeffery Rine wrote: Capture the Magic
A joy to read! The photographs are outstanding. The points easy to understand. Subtle nuances can mean the difference between a good photo and a great one. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Dec 27 Ninajean Slone wrote: Must havae if you want to take better photos
If you’re like me, you’d like to learn the fine art of photography, but most times when you shoot that photo, it looks good in the lens… Until you look at it on your PC. Then you can see what isn’t there. A beautiful photo taken at just the right angle, the right light, the right composition, and whatever else goes into taking the perfect shot. I’ve tried over the months that I’ve owned a camera to take a great picture. Unfortunately, almost all of my photos end looking like anything but photos. Sometimes I think a child could take a better photo! Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Dec 5 Jenn Strohschein wrote: Capture those perfect photos
Learn to get those frame worthy photos just like the pros, and enjoy the learning process along the way. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

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