M. Butcher

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43" (110cm) Collapsible / Portable Photographic Li&hellip by NeewerŪ
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great value for money, 21 Sep 2012
I like to photograph wild flowers. Often it is sunny and the shadows spoil the photo. Being able to carry around such a light piece of kit which includes a diffuser is great and worth the price alone. The additional items for reflecting, warming or absorbing light are a bonus.
Mastering Photographic Composition, Creativity, an&hellip by Alain Briot
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An outstanding guide, 15 May 2010
This is a generous book which will repay careful reading. It is neither repetitive nor rambling. It is coherent, detailed and well structured. The author puts himself in the place of his students and takes them imperceptibly from basic photographic concepts that need to be internalised as second nature through to a deceptively simple exposition of what in the hands of a lesser writer are difficult ideas. This is a hard thing to do and I doubt whether any one paying attention will get left behind. Mr Briot is a rare teacher. This book should be read as much for the philosophy it contains as for its practical advice on how to get better photographic results. It is not often that a second… Read more
Mastering Landscape Photography: The Luminous Land&hellip by Alain Briot
5.0 out of 5 stars A wonderful teacher, 13 April 2010
This is an outstanding book for those like me who are self taught amateurs who want to understand how to take better photographs.
The explanations are beautifully clear and with great craft take you on from one technical area to another in layman's language pitched at just the right level.
I have read the book three times now and each time got more out of it.

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