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Photographers on Photography: How the Masters See, Think & Shoot

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Think you know photography? Think again. Through a carefully curated selection of quotes and images, this book reveals what matters most to the masters of photography. With accompanying text by Henry Carroll, author of the internationally bestselling Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs series, you’ll learn what photography actually means to the giants of the ge ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published October 23rd 2018 by Laurence King Publishing
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Justin Britton
May 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
For being a photographer, it’s kind of surprising that I haven’t read any books in relation to photography till now. I loved this one. I’ve actually been really thinking of quitting photography lately as I’ve lost the spark for it and passion I’ve had for it for a while. This book might have saved my lens from collecting dust. Lots of perspectives from photographers over time and many useful quotes for anyone really. There were a few long form interviews with select photographers as well and I l ...more
William Gordon
Jan 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I've read that makes photography theory interesting. Although it only touches each topic briefly, it's a tantalising appetiser that has me excited to learn more. It's a great introduction to the big names in photography and why they shoot the way they do. I know I will hold onto this book and revisit it many times.
George
Dec 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fun book of quotes and analysis of them that reveal some core ideas of the artists and the way they view their art. Thought provoking. I’ll be dipping into this book again and again.
Brian Page
Mar 08, 2019 rated it liked it
Photographers on Photography: How the Masters See, Think & Shoot offers a series of short essays by Henry Carroll along with selected interviews of a handful of the masters. The intent is to make one think, at which it does a sufficient though perhaps not an outstanding job. Still, John Baldessari has a point about the rectangular or square photographic window at which we view the world maybe conditioning us to think of issues in terms of rectangles. Ron Jude, a fine art photographer makes a comm ...more
Nadim Khalil
May 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
Great book and a calssic for every person loving photography..
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