A clear, concise account of how pro photographers past and present created their most well-known work...
Title: The Making of Great Photographs: Approaches and Techniques of the Masters of Photography
Author: Eamonn McCabe
Publisher: David & Charles
Review: This is a clear, concise account of how pro photographers past and present created their most well-known work. The book is divided into sections such as documentary, landscape and portraiture, with examples from Robert Capa, Cecil Beaton and David Hockney among others. Each photo is accompanied by an easy-to-understand passage explaining how you can recreate it, allowing the reader to combine appreciation for the work with a guide to learn the technique. This is merely a glimpse into their work, leaving you with a craving for more.