While an entire generation of children are being raised to believe that selfie sticks and Instagram are the foundations of good photography, the rest of us yearn for something a little more wholesome. Look no further, as the name of this book suggests, Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs.
Make no mistake, this isn't some sort of boring textbook loaded with charts and pointless camera jargon, this guide will make you fall in love with photography and arm you with the knowledge and skills to take beautiful pictures.
Full of clever conceptual starting points and invaluable technical suggestions for anyone, novice or professional; the book is split into five sections covering composition, exposure, light, lenses and the art of seeing.
Featuring the iconic works of Richard Avedon, Cindy Sherman, Zed Nelson and others to help demonstrate the book's tips and advice whilst providing photographic inspiration.
It's concise, funny and easy-to-digest – if you only read one book about photography in your life, make sure it's this one.