Freeman Patterson has published twelve books and won numerous awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the North American Nature Photography Association. Freeman lives at Shamper's Bluff, New Brunswick, an ecological reserve of over 200 acres, which he recently donated to the Nature Conservancy of Canada.
I highly recommend this book for experienced photographers and beginners alike.
I'm positive that by time I'm done with the book it will have made me a better seer, maybe not a better photographer, but I will see things in new and exciting ways.
In this book, Freeman applied the "visual design" through the framing and composing technique -the art of seeing.
I have found no better teacher in Photography than Freeman Patterson! What we see and how we see it is the first and most important tool as a photographer and artist. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Linda Schwarz
One of the best books on photography I have ever read. This book will simply change how you see the world around you.Published 3 months ago by J. Null
One of the first books I read on composition, and still great today.Published 6 months ago by Bob Schwartz
I feel guilty writing this not so great review since most everyone else loved the book but quite honestly, it wasn't much help. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Curtis Jones
I enjoyed the author's approach, zeroing in on the side of photography that is often ignored in favor of the technical aspects. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Susan P.
Once you get past the mechanical and aspects of using your camera in a non-automatic mode, creating an image that is composed correctly is the next challenge. Read morePublished 12 months ago by L. D. Russell
At this point I would buy anything this photographer has written. Have just glanced through it as I am working my way through two of his other books, his photographs are a real... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Linda L. Shiosaki