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The book 'Toy cameras' takes an interesting look at photography, and its equipment by exploring the ways in which toy cameras, which typically might not be even considered for creating credible photography, are capable of creating something to be admired.
'Unique Stylistic Results from 40 Plastic Cameras'
Meredith takes you through each camera individually, giving you a brief summary of the history behind each camera and detail of its functions. Though the book uses mild 'photographer's lingo' the text is still easy to understand for those not up to terms with the more technical outlook of cameras.
There are pictures of each camera and some samples of photography that they have produced, Meredith also includes tips on technique and a detailed explanation of how to change certain settings if need be.
I would suggest this book to any photographer wishing to experiment with different techniques, even so the book is enjoyable to read even for those who aren't photography fanatics, so it could make a great gift or treat to someone that might be beginning to take an interest in photography.
Priced at £14.99 this book is worth the cost, as it's unique and there is unlikely to be many other books on the chosen subject.