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50 master photographers including:
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Nada de gráficos assustadores. Nada de diagramas técnicos. Nada de jargão fotográfico. Leia isto se quer tirar fotos incríveis orienta o leitor ao longo dos fundamentos da composição, exposição, luz, lentes e da importante arte de ver sem ficar sufocado com detalhismo técnico.
Ideal para usuários de DSLR, câmeras compactas e câmeras compactas avançadas, este livro está repleto de dicas que irão transformar suas fotos instantaneamente. Henry Carroll explica muitas imagens icônicas feitas por fotógrafos aclamados, o que irá inspirar o leitor a pegar sua câmera e colocar tudo isso em prática.
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