Bryan Peterson's Understanding Photography Field Guide

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Bryan Peterson's Understanding Photography Field Guide

How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera

By Bryan Peterson

Amphoto Books, Paperback, 9780817432256, 400pp.

Publication Date: August 18, 2009

Everything you need to know in one take-anywhere field guide
This all-in-one guide from renowned photographer, instructor, and author Bryan Peterson will help you take better photos anytime, anywhere with any camera.
Want to finally understand exposure? Interested in learning to "see" and composing your images more creatively? Ready to master the magic of light? It's all here, the techniques every amateur photographer needs to take better nature, landscape, people, and close-up photos. You ll even get creative techniques, like making "rain" and capturing "ghosts," and practical advice on gear, equipment, and postprocessing software. Filled with Bryan's inspirational photographs, this is the one essential guide for every camera bag.

About the Author
BRYAN PETERSON is a professional photographer, an internationally known instructor, and the best-selling author of "Understanding Exposure," "Understanding Shutter Speed," "Learning to See Creatively," "Understanding Digital Photography," and "Beyond Portraiture." In addition, he is the founder of the online photography school The Perfect Picture School of Photography ( He lives in Chicago.