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Buying the Right Photo Equipment 70 Tips from the Top

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ISBN-10: 1933952849

ISBN-13: 9781933952840

Edition: 2011

Authors: Elin Rantakrans

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We've all heard the saying, "Clothes make the man"; but does the photographic equipment make the photographer? One might think so when looking at new advanced cameras, dream lenses, and all the editing software out there. Others might disagree after admiring the wonderful photographs by Henri Cartier Bresson or Edward Weston, which were taken with relatively simple cameras and lenses. The real questions to ask yourself include: What kind of images would I like to make? And what are all these things that I see advertised as indispensable photo equipment really for? This book will teach you about the variety of photographic tools available and what each item is meant to accomplish. Learn…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Rocky Nook
Publication date: 8/23/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Elin Rantakrans has been a professional photographer and journalist for more than 15 years. She earned a BS in photography from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, and a MS in journalism from Lund University in Sweden. She has worked for various publications including the Courier-Post in New Jersey, Cairo Times and Egypt Today magazines, advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi in Egypt, the Guardian newspaper in the UK, and the Sydsvenskan and Kvallsposten newspapers in Sweden, as well as numerous Swedish magazines. She published the book The Perfect Photo with Tobias Hagberg.

Choosing a Lens
Filter Know-How
Using a Tripod to Keep Things Steady
The World of Flash
Protecting Your Gear
Other Useful Accessories
The Digital Darkroom
What Equipment Do the Pros Use?
Photo Credits