Top Photographer’s Favorite Photography Books

best photography books

In the best photography books, you will find a wealth of information on how to take better photos. From composition and lighting to post-processing, these books offer valuable insights into making your pictures stand out from the crowd. In this blog post, we’ll look at some of our favorite best photography books for both beginners and experienced photographers alike!

01. Read this if You Want to Take Good Photographs

Read this if You Want to Take Good Photographs

In his book, Henry Carroll provides a comprehensive list of photography tips. He gives advice on many things such as where to find inspiration and the best time-of-day for taking pictures.

The author’s voice is authoritative but also friendly in tone so that it will not intimidate new photographers from learning more about their craft because he wants everyone to take better photographs than they do now!

02. BetterPhoto Basics

 

The book from Jim Miotke, the brains behind online photography school BetterPhoto.com that covers all aspects of digital camera care and maintenance – specifically highlighting how to avoid damaging your equipment with one careless move or another! This guide is perfect for those who are just starting in their journey into the world of photography; full explanations make it easy to follow along as you learn about topics such as cleaning DSLRs lenses, using sensor cleaners on different types of sensors (mirrorless cameras have a specific type), loading film rolls-and much more.

Photography is a rapidly changing industry and can be tough to follow. So, if you’re looking for an easy-to-follow explanation of the basics that will help get your feet wet in this expansive world, then we recommend Jim Miotke’s “The Basics.”

Jim does not assume any prior knowledge on photography from his readers, which makes it perfect for those who are new or returning photographers as well as … Read the rest

Famous Photographers: The World’s Greatest Photo-Takers

Famous Photographers

Ever heard of famous photographers before? If you’re a photography enthusiast, then it’s likely that you have. Famous photographers are some of the most famous and well-known people in the world today. They are famous because they take photographs for different purposes, such as advertisements or magazines. Their work is regularly seen by millions of people all over the world!

How many famous photographers do you know?

Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier is one of the most interesting famous photographers of all time, but she didn’t become well-known until after her death. She was a famous photographer who took pictures of the streets of New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles from 1950 until her death in December, 2007.

She established herself as one of America’s most original photographers with over 100,000 negatives that she left behind. If you’re looking for some famous photographers to know about or want to see their work—Vivian Maier is perfect!

 Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus was an American photographer famous for her black and white photographs of people on the margins of society. She took many pictures that were very different from what we see in today’s world, but she showed them to be beautiful through photography. One example is a picture she called “Child with Toy Hand Grenade In Central Park,” which shows a child reaching out to touch a toy hand grenade propped up against some rocks near the lake in New York City’s Central Park.  Arbus thought it would be interesting if one day someone picked up this object without realizing its potential danger (a hand grenade). Of course, no one ever did pick up the real thing!

Gregory Colbert

Gregory Colbert is a Canadian photographer and filmmaker, who specializes in creative storytelling. His work is famous for its grand scale and unique … Read the rest

The Inspiring Life and Career of Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz is one of the most celebrated American photographers. She has captured some of history’s finest moments and her work can be found in countless museums, galleries, schools across the globe.
In 1981 she was commissioned to document The Rolling Stones for Vanity Fair magazine cover story that would later become known as “The Last Sitting.” Her photographs are engaging and dramatic which have led many to believe they were staged or posed because when you look at them it feels like these people want something from you – even if they don’t know what exactly it is themselves!  But Annie never takes away their humanity by playing around with lighting or backgrounds until everything looks perfect- just enough so we feel a little more connected than we might normally do on first glance.

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Who Is Annie Leibovitz?

Annie Leibovitz is a renowned photographer, who in 1970 landed her first job as the chief portrait photographer for Rolling Stone magazine. She created an iconic look and feel for them with provocative images that are still talked about today. In 1983 she began working at Vanity Fair Magazine producing more of these memorable portraits such as Demi Moore’s now famous cover shot on the August 1992 issue where pregnant Demi was photographed nude but strategically covered by both hands – one hand resting just below her navel while the other cupped over her bare breast from behind – all captured beautifully by Annie’s lens.

Annie has also worked to produce high profile ad campaigns like Ralph Lauren’s Polo Jeans ads which featured Bruce Weber capturing young people throughout America.

Early Life and Chief Photographer for ‘Rolling Stone’

Anna-Lou Leibovitz was born on October 2, 1949 in Waterbury Connecticut where she lived with her six siblings. Her father Sam was a … Read the rest