The rules of composition clearly captured for those who want to understand this crucial idea

Title: Composition

Author: John Freeman

ISBN: 1843401703

Publisher: Collins & Brown

Edition: Paperback

Review: The first title in an exciting new 12-book series, focussing on both film and digital photography, by renowned photographer, John Freeman. These inspiring practical guides explore every area of photography from composition and light to travel and photographing nudes. They include invaluable digital manipulation techniques to help you get the most out of your images.

Each book is illustrated with John Freeman’s stunning images from all over the world along with helpful diagrams and screen grabs. Understanding composition is crucial if you are to take good photographs. This book clearly explains and illustrates the rules of composition. It explores the effects that different lenses, light and colour have on composition and considers each subject in turn, from portraits and landscapes to the seasons and still life. Try using digital backgrounds or creating montages with your images, or explore the effects on composition created by toning and adding texture.