Have you ever had a creative block where you just could not move ahead? When taking a walk, or looking at someone else’s work of art did not move you at all? Well, this is the time when you stop, take a pause, and read the best photography books out there to help you through.
Here are some of the best-selling photography books that you should read now!
The Digital Photography Book Part 1:
This book from Scott kelly is said to be the most selling photography book about digital photography. It comes from many different languages and is a perfect guide for anyone who is into photography as a profession.
Complete Digital Photography:
Another photography book in our list by Ben Long focuses on the details about the field itself. Ben Long is a famous photographer himself who curates a guide to teach you all the basics photography has to offer.
This book focuses on the mechanics of a camera, how to shoot your perfect shot and how to work around in the post-processing of the image. It is said that this book can offer you solutions that google can for all and every doubt about photography!
Santa Barbara by Diana Markosian curated this book on which a short film was produced. This book mainly revolves around the history of her family moving to America from a post-soviet Russia in the year 1990.
Her line of work deeply expresses her family heritage and hardships. Diana had a really hard childhood with her mother the only bread earner in her family and another sibling to take care of.
This book about photography by Bryan Peterson has sold over 350000 copies. It solves the whole jigsaw of exposure for anyone who reads it. It is an easy-to-read book that makes it comprehensible.
It teaches the reader how to make the best out of exposure in extremely challenging situations. The main focus of this book is on white balancing, flash usage, and HDR which are one of the most difficult parts of the field itself. Everything has been easily explained by Bryan.
In our opinion, it is a carry-around guide for you to take with you at every shoot.
The Art of Photography:
This photography book is a personal approach to artistic expression by Bruce Barnbaum. The first copy was sold in the year 1994 which was later revived in the year 2010 as some new sections were added later on.
The book inhabits 200 monochrome pictures clicked by Bruce himself. For anyone interested in the more artistic side of photography.
This book is on photography as the name suggests is a book which is rather without images. First published in the year 1997 this book has been a must-read for anyone who holds a passion for photography.
This book on photography contains essays about the challenging meaning that photography and photographs hold. This book explains how photography impacts humans and plays various other roles rather than just being beautiful images.
In a nutshell for anything and everything, you need to know, grab a book about photography and learn from the people who are very best in the field. Google will not always hold your answers.
With this, we will come to an end to our favorite photography books to read. Let us know which ones you have read, and share your experiences with us.
Until then, take a walk and click away!
Written By Simran Achantani, Content Writer, WPC