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Landscape Photographer of the Year Collection 5

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Landscape Photographer of the Year: Collection 5: book reviewLandscape Photographer of the Year is the publication that features the winners and other commended entries from renowned photographer Charlie Waite’s Take a View competition. The contest is run in collaboration with the AA, who publish this book. Both amateur and professional photographers may enter, and they do not have to be UK residents. All photographs submitted, however, must be taken in the British Isles. There is a separate section entitled Youth Class for photographs taken by children under the age of sixteen.

The competition gives photographers the opportunity to enter all or some of four categories. First is the “classic view,” which should demonstrate the ‘beauty and variety’ of the British landscape.


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Michael Freeman’s 101 Top Digital Photography Tips

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Michael Freeman's 101 Top Digital Photography Tips by Michael Freeman, book reviewWhen I made the transition from a compact digital camera to a digital SLR last summer, I knew there was going to be a lot to learn. The instruction manual that came with the camera did not give enough information, and I have since been looking at books that could help me to take better quality photographs. Perhaps the best I have looked at so far is Michael Freeman’s “101 Top Digital Photography Tips”. The quality of the paper and the superb design of the book immediately draw you to it, but as you start to leaf through the pages you realise that there is much more to it than the look and feel. It delivers on information for all levels of photography, whether you just point and shoot or you are a professional.

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Wide Angle National Geographic Greatest Places

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Wide Angle: National Geographic Greatest Places by Ferdinand Protzman, book reviewI’m not generally fond of what are often called ‘Coffee Table Books’ – those large books of artfully lit photographs that serve to sit around on coffee tables for your guests to browse and think how clever and cultured you are. I have a friend who always has arty books and magazines daintily arranged about the house and whilst I’ll pick one up and flick through, it’s not often I’d go looking for such a thing. The one exception I’d make to that are the photographic publications of the National Geographic – big, lush volumes stuffed full of eye-wateringly gorgeous and mentally-stimulating photographs. I was strolling past the Age Concern book shop in my local town and this book – Wide Angle National Geographic Greatest Places – lured me off my course and into the shop.

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