Indispensible tricks and techniques for snapping great photos in any situation
With affordable, high-quality DSLR and mirrorless cameras more popular than ever, taking and sharing pictures has become an integral part of daily life. Features 50 step-by-step projects and over 200 color photographs, Focus and Filter is an essential compendium of professional secrets for novices looking to improve any shot—from the planned portrait to a moment-in-time event. In this handy and helpful guide, award-winning photographer Andrew Darlow delivers edgy insight into the world of professional photography while revealing the little tricks that only the most talented artists know. He shows how to avoid the mistakes that doom most beginner’s photos and enables them to take beautiful shots in any circumstance. How to take a spectacular shot of a city skyline through a window without the reflection? How to get a picture of sushi that’s mouth watering? All of these questions and more are addressed in this must-have photography primer.