My favorite books on Photography

A Listmania! list by Peque
The list author says: "These are some of the best books on photography I have."
Langford's Starting Photography: The guide to creating great images
1.  Langford's Starting Photography: The guide to creating great images by Philip Andrews
The list author says:
  "Langfords's are IMHO the best books on photography technics. His 1982 Complete Encyclopaedia of Photography is still THE BEST; it would be great to have a new edition!"
$18.27   Used & New from: $1.26
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Langford's Basic Photography: The guide for serious photographers
2.  Langford's Basic Photography: The guide for serious photographers by Michael John Langford
The list author says:
  "Langfords's are IMHO the best books on photography technics. His 1982 Complete Encyclopaedia of Photography is still THE BEST; it would be great to have a new edition!"
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Langford's Advanced Photography
3.  Langford's Advanced Photography by Efthimia Bilissi
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  "Langfords's are IMHO the best books on photography technics. His 1982 Complete Encyclopaedia of Photography is still THE BEST; it would be great to have a new edition!"
$47.95   Used & New from: $13.02
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Pro Photographer's D-SLR Handbook (A Lark Photography Book)
4.  Pro Photographer's D-SLR Handbook (A Lark Photography Book) by Michael Freeman
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  "A great handbook from one of the top ten."
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Digital Exposure Handbook
5.  Digital Exposure Handbook by Ross Hoddinott
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  "Must have!"
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Understanding Exposure: How to Shoot Great Photographs with a Film or Digital Camera (Updated Edition)
6.  Understanding Exposure: How to Shoot Great Photographs with a Film or Digital Camera (Updated Edition) by Bryan Peterson
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The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers
7.  The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers by Martin Evening
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  "An excellent guide to use Lightroom with usefull tips."
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The Photographer's Eye: Composition and Design for Better Digital Photos
8.  The Photographer's Eye: Composition and Design for Better Digital Photos by Michael Freeman
$19.26   Used & New from: $6.92
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (337 customer reviews)

Michael Freeman's Perfect Exposure: The Professional's Guide to Capturing Perfect Digital Photographs
9.  Michael Freeman's Perfect Exposure: The Professional's Guide to Capturing Perfect Digital Photographs by Michael Freeman
$19.85   Used & New from: $5.39
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Michael Freeman's Top Digital Photography Tips (A Lark Photography Book)
10.  Michael Freeman's Top Digital Photography Tips (A Lark Photography Book) by Michael Freeman
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The Complete Guide to Light & Lighting in Digital Photography (A Lark Photography Book)
11.  The Complete Guide to Light & Lighting in Digital Photography (A Lark Photography Book) by Michael Freeman
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Bryan Peterson's Understanding Photography Field Guide: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera
12.  Bryan Peterson's Understanding Photography Field Guide: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera by Bryan Peterson
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  "Great book, small and portable."
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The Photographer's Eye
13.  The Photographer's Eye by John Szarkowski
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Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art
14.  Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art by John Szarkowski
$28.97   Used & New from: $4.69
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

A New History of Photography
15.  A New History of Photography by Michel Frizot
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  "A marvellous book!"
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The Art of Black and White Photography: Techniques for Creating Superb Images in a Digital Workflow
16.  The Art of Black and White Photography: Techniques for Creating Superb Images in a Digital Workflow by Torsten Andreas Hoffmann
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Way Beyond Monochrome
17.  Way Beyond Monochrome by Chris Woodhouse
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Edge of Darkness:  The Art, Craft, and Power of the High-Definition Monochrome Photograph
18.  Edge of Darkness: The Art, Craft, and Power of the High-Definition Monochrome Photograph by Barry Thornton
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The Nature of Photographs
19.  The Nature of Photographs by Stephen Shore
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Light: Science and Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting
20.  Light: Science and Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting by Fil Hunter
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How to Read a Photograph: Lessons from Master Photographers
21.  How to Read a Photograph: Lessons from Master Photographers by Ian Jeffrey
$27.22   Used & New from: $9.00
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Photography: A Concise History (World of Art)
22.  Photography: A Concise History (World of Art) by Ian Jeffrey
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1000 Photo Icons
23.  1000 Photo Icons by George Eastman House
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Robert Capa: The Definitive Collection
24.  Robert Capa: The Definitive Collection by Robert Capa
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Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Man, The Image & The World
25.  Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Man, The Image & The World by Henri Cartier-Bresson
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

The Americans
26.  The Americans by Robert Frank
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Sebastião Salgado: Workers: An Archaeology of the Industrial Age
27.  Sebastião Salgado: Workers: An Archaeology of the Industrial Age by Sebastiao Salgado
$67.03   Used & New from: $63.91
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Stieglitz: Camera Work (German, English and French Edition)
28.  Stieglitz: Camera Work (German, English and French Edition) by Alfred Stieglitz
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Andre Kertesz (Phaidon 55's)
29.  Andre Kertesz (Phaidon 55's) by André Kertész
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Paul Strand: Sixty Years Of Photographs (Aperture Monograph S)
30.  Paul Strand: Sixty Years Of Photographs (Aperture Monograph S) by Paul Strand
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Brandt : The Photography of Bill Brandt
31.  Brandt : The Photography of Bill Brandt by Bill Brandt
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Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs
32.  Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs by Ansel Adams
$26.95   Used & New from: $15.99
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Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs
33.  Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs by Ansel Adams
$30.20   Used & New from: $0.75
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Magic Lantern Guides: Pentax K-7
34.  Magic Lantern Guides: Pentax K-7 by Peter K. Burian
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  "Much better than the Pentax K-7 User Manual."
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The Art of Printing Photos on Your Epson Printer
35.  The Art of Printing Photos on Your Epson Printer by Michael Freeman
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  "A good guide, not only for Epson printers."
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Designing a Photograph: Visual Techniques for Making your Photographs Work
36.  Designing a Photograph: Visual Techniques for Making your Photographs Work by Bill Smith
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Fundamentals of Photography: The Essential Handbook for Both Digital and Film Cameras
37.  Fundamentals of Photography: The Essential Handbook for Both Digital and Film Cameras by Tom Ang
$20.46   Used & New from: $2.78
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Digital Photography Masterclass
38.  Digital Photography Masterclass by Tom Ang
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Composition Photo Workshop
39.  Composition Photo Workshop by Blue Fier
$23.48   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

The Photograph: Composition and Color Design
40.  The Photograph: Composition and Color Design by Harald Mante
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When will the 4th edition be available on Kindle? 2 May 18, 2013
What about pictures on the Kindle? 21 Mar 1, 2012
Book for a non-Dslr camera.... 0 Nov 23, 2010
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need to recomend a book to get a beginner on their feet 9 Mar 11, 2009
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What's new in the 3rd ed? 4 Mar 16, 2008
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