Photography is always filled with something new to learn and just because you are a beginner does not mean you have to hold back. On the contrary. As a novice photographer, you are about to embark on one of the most exciting experiences of your life.
There is nothing to beat that feeling of capturing a photo and getting exactly what you want from it and even more. For example, you’ve wanted to take a photo of a sunflower to close up. When you took the photo, the lighting was so on point that you end up seeing a small bee flying in.
So, here are some great books for beginners looking to learn more about photography.
Studio Anywhere: A Photographer’s Guide to Shooting in Unconventional Locations
As a beginner, you are sure to do most of your shooting outside the studio. You should understand that you can take great photos wherever you are as long as you know what to look for, consider, and how to manipulate the settings on your camera. That way, you’ll be able to maximize the current factors present to you.
This book tells you about the challenges of photography that is stemmed on its locations. This book gives you great ideas when shooting in unconventional locations where lighting is limited. This book is honest and gives you insider knowledge. There are also a lot of great sample shots here.
In photography, there are what most people call the trinity or the most important fundamentals; light, aperture, and shutter speed. To understand these fundamentals is to be more informed and familiar with what a good photo looks like.
That has something to do with exposure. Getting exposure right can be tricky especially if you don’t know much about the different settings on your camera and how to integrate those settings to external factors like lighting. This book will teach you how to capture sharp and clear images. That is why you don’t always need to rely on the fixed settings of your camera.