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The Photographer's Eye: A Graphic Guide is a graphic guide to help you understand composition and design for better photography.
Author Michael Freeman is a renowned international photographer that has already written quite a few books which are all worth taking a look at, and this latest instalment is no different. The book is split into ten chapters, covering everything from framing and placing your shot to juxtaposition and motion within your photos.
As well as showing you lots of Michael's stunning images to illustrate the point, the book also includes diagrams to help you understand how to better present your images.
The book is very good at helping you compose your images, and demonstrates clearly how different positioning of the image can dramatically change the look of the picture you take. Literally everything about how to compose photos is covered, from how to position a subject in a landscape to working with circles, curves and diagonal lines.
Explained is why the viewpoint of a shot is important, as well as how to position moving objects in shot for maximum impact. Colour is also an important aspect of any shot, and the book explains how different colour groups can be used to create different moods and draw attention to different aspects in photos.
Overall, The Photographer's Eye is a great idea for a book aimed at helping people to develop their photographic eye and enabling them to make better decisions when it comes to setting up a shot. This book will benefit the photographer who wants to learn more about what works and what doesn't.