Understanding Exposure by Bryan Peterson is amazing! It has beautiful pictures and explains things on a more technical level. This was the very first book I got on photography after reading many rave reviews. I don’t regret buying it at all! I have yet to read it cover to cover but I think it is one of those books that you pick up, read some, and then go out and practice it.
Digital Photography by Scott Kelby is such a wonderful read :O) My brother-in-law bought me this one last year for Christmas and I read the book cover to cover in one afternoon. I love how Scott Kelby writes like he is talking to you as a friend. There are so many helpful tips in here. I’m sure I will be pulling from here on some of my “Why didn’t I think of that?” Wednesday tips. It covers everything from portraits, sports, flowers, and general tips to get better photos.
I just got the second edition of Digital Photography by Scott Kelby in the mail this week and I love it as much as I love the first one :O) In fact, I have them both open on my desk right now. I can’t even begin to explain the wonderful tips he gives :O)
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