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John Hedgecoe's New Book of Photography by John Hedgecoe (1994)



Hardcover in Very Good (VG) condition. Please see our guide to book conditions for more details. Dust jacket in good condition, taped at spine, small tears. 

First Edition.

John Hedgecoe is the only internationally acclaimed teacher of all styles of photography, from landscpaes and architecture to portraits, still lifes, and action shots. In John Hedgecoe's New Book of Photography, he has created an innovative guide to taking better pictures.

In a unique, all-visual "behind-the-camera" approach, Hedgecoe is shown on location and in the sutdio acutally taking the photographs featured. Each photo set-up shows exactly where the camera was placed and how lights, reflectors, and other equipment were positioned. Instantly you see how to create similar impressive photographs.

Instruction illustrations lead both the eager beginner and proficient amateur through the key principles of exposure, aperture, shutter speed, depth of field and much more. Using his own photographs as examples, the author explains in clear, concise text how to "see" and compose good pictures, analyzing the principal elements - shape, tone, color, pattern, and texture

Technical guidance is given on every aspect of photography, from how cameras work, to choosing equipment for studio, landscape, and documentary work, to setting up a home studio and dark room.