Books about Digital Photography
Nothing beats practice. Period. Books are a poor substitute for practice
when it comes to increasing the quality of your photographs. Only through
practice will you put what you learn (and you learn much through just
simple experimentation) to work.
Now, that said, there is nothing wrong with getting a book or two. Why?
Simple. The various books about digital photography provide pointers
and tips. These books often make you examine your camera more closely
(thus learning more about it and how to use it properly), as well as
to locate weaknesses in your own photography skills.
By and large, this is my belief when it comes to digital photography
If you come away with a few new
photography skills you didn't have before, you remember them, and
you use them frequently, the book was worth the price.
One suggestion on photography book buying. Do NOT load up on a million
books. Instead, focus on the types of photography you do. Thus, if you
primarily take landscape photos, get a book about landscape photography.
If you take wedding photos, get a wedding photography book, etc...
I will, however, give one suggestion...which will help regardless of
what types of photos you take and with whatever type of camera gear you
might have. The book is called Learning
to See Creatively: Design, Color & Composition
in Photography. Composition is key to any photo, regardless of
topic. Without composition, the fanciest gear in the world, taking photos
of the most
unique and compelling topic, will still be "blah." So, if you
want to just get "one book," I would suggest getting this one. More
info about this book at Amazon.Com.
Additionally, there are, quite literally, thousands of books that cover
photography and digital photography. If you would like to see them all,
and have a free day to browse
through them, you can follow this link to See
All Digital Photography Books at Amazon.
All of these books on this page are available through Amazon.
Digital Photography Books