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Compose Better Pictures: A Beginners Guide on How to Improve Your Digital Photography with Better Composition 2013

This is an illustrated photography book containing straightforward advice on how to improve your Digital Photography with better Composition. The approach of this book is to provide a short beginners guide which avoids being confusing or overly technical.

This Book will suit you if -You are looking for a Beginners Guide to Photography.You cannot work out why your pictures do not look better.You want a quick read to give the basics of good photographic compositionYou want a Book illustrated with great pictures.

Learn Quickly and Easily How to Take Better Pictures

This book will teach you how to take better photos. For this book it does not matter whether you have a top of the range SLR Camera or a basic picture taking mobile phone. For any photograph taken with any device the basic starting point is composing a good looking picture.

Even if you do not consider yourself any type of photographer, but just want to take better holiday snaps, this book will teach you how to do that.

However if you want to go further than that into more creative photography this book will also start you out on that road.

What this Book Will Teach You

There are many common mistakes made when taking a picture and these can be readily explained and illustrated with examples of how to do it right. The following are the areas of Composition you will learn about –Main SubjectRule of ThirdsGood BalanceCompose with FocusCompose with LinesUsing MovementViewpointSymmetryPatterns and ShapesCreate DepthWatch the EdgesFrame the ImageLandscapeSeascapeNatureStreet PhotographyNight and CityPortraitAction and Movement
Before You Buy This Book Note That

This is not for you if you want a book which will take hours to read and is full of complex jargon.

This is a short guide for beginners. To give you an idea the meat of the book has 6700 words but contains 42 pictures to illustrate each point made. All but 2 of the images are the author’s.

About the Author

Edwin Jones lives in the UK and has been a keen photographer for 30 years.

His specialties are Sports, Action, Architecture and Buildings. Especially over the last few years he has been using HDR processing to enhance the detail in photographs.

Edwin runs a Website to display his work for sale. He also operates a Blog where he posts his pictures with details of the taking of each image and the processing used to achieve the final result.

He is an active and well known participant of the Flickr photo sharing website.


Need more information? Why not scroll up and click "Look Inside" on the Cover to see the first part of the Book. Even better click the Sent Sample Now button. The Sample includes one of the Author's pictures so you can see how the illustrations will display i

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3155 KB
  • Print Length: 65 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Webcycle Partnership (17 April 2013)
  • Sold by:  Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00CEV9N4W
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray: Not Enabled
  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled

Customer Reviews

Superbly focused guidance

 on 30 August 2014
By Amazon Customer
I really enjoyed Mr Jones’s excellent book. Short but a very concise selection of key elements all of us who aspire to become good photographers need to learn. I was very happy not to have the over-matey jokiness of some guidance books, and appreciated the straightforwardness of the text and the well-selected examples which all made their point very clearly. The text says the author was planning additional titles and I shall certainly look out for them. Excellent read and I know I will be re-reading too.

A well-written, clear and practical guide to photographic composition

 on 9 May 2013
By Amazon Customer
The book describes the principles of good composition and how to apply them to a range of common photographic subjects. It includes excellent photographic illustrations of the principles in practice. The advice is practical, jargon-free and easy to implement. This clear, concise and accessible book is suitable for both beginner and intermediate photographers.

A Good Introduction…….

 on 12 May 2013
By M. Lodge
The author covers a guide to composition very well. The text is kept to the minimum and thet are lots of amazing shots to wet the appetite. The author says that the book is ideal for the beginner which it i,s so long as the reader appreciates that many of the photos included have had some post camera production work on them. Keep this in mind and you won’t go wrong. At the price, you can see some really great photos too which will hopefully inspire.

Good Information

 on 30 November 2013
By Amazon Customer
When I’m taking photographs I need basic knowledge to improve what I am doing. I do not yet require all the “what ifs”. This book does it for me.

good reference book

 on 1 February 2015
By Geniebranduk
I found this book very informative and will use the information both for taking better photographs but also for composing pictures for painting.

Five Stars

 on 19 November 2015
By L. Baldwin
ok if your a beginner or intermediate photographer.

Beginners Guide on Composition

 on 24 May 2013
By Mianty
A very nice read. Helpful details and easy to store on my eReader. Many example pictures given as a guide to your learning.
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