BetterPhoto Basics

BetterPhoto Basics

The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Taking Photos Like a Pro

By Jim Miotke

Amphoto Books, Paperback, 9780817405021, 239pp.

Publication Date: April 27, 2010

Description
Absolutely anyone can take better photos
If you can press a button, you can take great pictures. It's as simple as that. In "BetterPhoto Basics, " Jim Miotke, founder of the popular online photography school BetterPhoto.com, shares tips and tricks to improve your photos right away, no matter what camera you re using. Too busy to read a book? No problem flip to any page for an instant tip to use right away Learn to compose knockout shots, make the most of indoor and outdoor light, and photograph twenty popular subjects, from sunsets and flowers to a family portrait. Those who want to go further get tips on controlling exposure and the secrets behind ten advanced creative techniques. And everyone will appreciate Jim's breakdown of easy fixes to make in Photoshop. No matter what your level of experience, you ll be amazed how easy it is to start taking photos like the pros.


About the Author
Miotke has been a photographer for 15 years and runs BetterPhoto.com, a free Web site dedicated to helping budding photographers take better photos.