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The Weekend Photographer

Handbook / Manual

By: John Van Put (Author)

256 pages, colour photos

New Holland Publishers

Paperback | Nov 2012 | #202210 | ISBN-13: 9781742573410
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $18/€17 approx

About this book

Photography is a popular pastime that can be rewarding when done correctly and you dont need a degree to get the most out of your camera. Whether it is an issue of lighting, focus, white balance or photographer positioning, many amateurs make simple mistakes that are easily identified. The Weekend Photographer is a comprehensive guidebook for beginner photographers to easily diagnose their problems and improve their overall technique, all within the time constraints of their weekend!

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John Van Put is a self-taught amateur photographer, so he knows what it takes to build solid photographic skills from the beginner level without the help of a university professor or institution. Let John explain, in simple terms, how amateurs can maximize their photography in their spare time. John is a computer programmer who goes out on the weekend into the city, beach or bush or spends his overseas holidays shooting photography. He is a non-professional, 'weekend photographer', who will share his equipment, travel and set up secrets with other weekend photographers as well as those who buy the book for its aesthetic value. John Van Put will share his unique photos, as well as his secrets and techniques that make his photos so special.

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