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John Hedgecoe's Complete Photography Course

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Paperback, 400 pages
Published September 1st 1983 by Simon & Schuster (Paper) (first published 1979)
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John Williams
The Hedgecoe manuals have been the gold standard for many years. I recently bought this edition at a used book store for a couple of bucks. It is the 1979 version and it is just as good today as it was then. Yes, the discussion of equipment in the first chapter is out of date, but that information is always changing and readily available elsewhere. The course he lays out is just as applicable to the current digital SLR photographer. It really is what the title says it is -- a complete course in ...more
I've been dragging my copy of this book around with me for nearly 20 years now. It's a great reference when I want to get back to basics and a source of inspiration when my creative well runs dry.

If you can find a copy of this some where, snap it up, pronto!
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John Hedgecoe (24 March 1932 – 3 June 2010) was an award-winning British photographer and author of over 30 books on photography. He established the photography department in 1965 at the Royal College of Art, where he was Professor from 1975 to 1994 and Professor Emeritus until his death. He was also Pro-Rector of the college from 1981 to 1993. His photographs appear in permanent collections at th ...more
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