Recommended Reading

List-a-thon strikes!  The subject du jour, photography books I am fond of and find value in.  There is a lot of “noise” out there, and hopefully this will be a handy recommended reading list.

 

Fundamentals

The Camera, by Ansel Adams

The Negative, by Ansel Adams

The Print, by Ansel Adams

Mastering Photographic Composition, Creativity, and Personal Style, by Alain Briot

Take Your Best Shot: Essential Tips & Tricks for Shooting Amazing Photos, by Miriam Leuchter.

The Photographer’s Handbook, by John Hedgecoe

The Artistic Side

Painting with Light: Lighting & Photoshop Techniques for Photographers, by Eric Curry

Digital Photo Art: New Directions, by Theresa Airey

Surreal Photography: Creating the Impossible, by Daniela Bowker

Photo Inspiration: Secrets Behind Stunning Images, by 1x.com

Niche items

Photographing Waterdrops, by Harold Davis

Digital Infrared Photography, by Deborah Sandidge

Creative Landscapes Digital Photography Tips & Techniques, by Harold Davis

National Audubon Society Guide to Landscape Photography, by Time Fitzharris

Night and Lowlight Photography, by Alan Hess

Creative Night: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques, by Harold Davis

Monochromatic HDR Photography, by Harold Davis

Kodak Guide to Shooting Great Travel Pictures, by Jeff Wignall

Software and Processing

The Hidden Power of Blend Modes in Adobe Photoshop, by Scott Valentine

Creative Photography Ideas Using Adobe Photoshop, by Tony Worobiec

Digital Collage and Painting Using Photoshop and Painter to Create Fine Art, by Susan Ruddick Bloom

Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Photographers, by Martin Evening

Creating HDR Photos the Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Photography, by Harold Davis

Photoshop Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers, by Corey Barker

Photoshop for Artists: A Complete Guide for Fine Artists, Photographers, and Printmakers, by Sylvie Covey

Bookshelf of Photography Books
Bookshelf of Photography Books
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