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Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate List

There are countless Beginner Photography courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

The Beginner’s Photography Guide: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Manual for Getting the Most from Your Digital Camera (2016)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate ListThe Beginner’s Photography Guide, 2nd Edition is DK’s bestselling manual for any novice photographer who wants to unlock the potential of their new digital camera.Assuming no prior knowledge, this guide’s easy-to-follow, step-by-step layout makes it accessible as it takes you through every technique you need to create stunning images, from exposure to flash to image enhancement.
Author(s): Chris Gatcum

BetterPhoto Basics: The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Taking Photos Like a Pro (2010)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate ListAbsolutely anyone can take better photos! If you can press a button, you can take great pictures. It’s as simple as that.
Author(s): Jim Miotke

How to Create Stunning Digital Photography (2012)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate ListStunning Digital Photography is much more than a book; it’s a hands-on, self-paced photography class with over 14 hours of online training videos and free help from the author and other readers. That’s why award-winning author and photographer Tony Northrup’s book is the #1 photography book with over 250,000 readers. This book gives you five innovations no other book offers: 1) .
Author(s): Tony Northrup, Chelsea Northrup

Getting Started in Photography: A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Taking Great Pictures (2016)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate ListReady to learn the art and science of creating stunning photographs? This book will get you started. It provides specifics for getting started with photography and taking control of your camera.
Author(s): Jim Hamel

DSLR Photography for Beginners: Take 10 Times Better Pictures in 48 Hours or Less! Best Way to Learn Digital Photography, Master Your DSLR Camera & Improve Your Digital SLR Photography Skills (2017)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate List* * * FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY * * *Buy the Paperback and Get the eBook for FREE!(Please note that the paperback version is in to keep the price you pay low!) If you want to stand out from the crowd and capture all those magic moments for posterity, you have come to the right place.
Author(s): Brian Black

Photography Demystified: Your Guide to Gaining Creative Control and Taking Amazing Photographs! (2016)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate ListAre you stuck on the auto mode on your camera? Frustrated by the fact that you know you own a great camera but are unable to use it to capture the photographs you’ve always wanted and that you “see” in your mind but can’t get the camera to take?
Author(s): Professor of Government David McKay, ToGelston

Digital Photography For Dummies (2016)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate ListWhether you’re shooting with an inexpensive point-and-shoot camera, a smartphone or tablet, a high-priced contraption, or one of those new-fangled action cameras, it’s possible to take your digital photos from good to great by applying a few simple tricks—and Digital Photography For Dummies shows you how!
Author(s): Julie Adair King

Basics of Photography: 2 in 1 Learn to Capture and Edit images (Learn Photography) (2019)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate ListNewly updated. 2x pages, with basics of editing. Money back guarantee. There are many books to choose from, but many are boring, hard to understand, overwhelming, and long. This book is straight to the point, with helpful images, and all the information needed to take and edit great photographs.
Author(s): Diego Garcia

Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers)) (2017)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate ListIt doesn’t matter if your camera says Canon, Nikon, or Sony on the outside. If a passion for photography is on your inside, this all-encompassing guide will be your new best friend.
Author(s): Robert Correll

A Year With My Camera, Book 1: The ultimate photography workshop for complete beginners (Volume 1) (2016)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate List*This book is printed in black and white and designed to be written in – more details below; please read the whole description if you are expecting a coffee-table glossy book.* The two A Year With My Camera workbooks accompany the online course of the same name from Emma Davies.
Author(s): Emma Davies

National Geographic Kids Guide to Photography: Tips & Tricks on How to Be a Great Photographer From the Pros & Your Pals at My Shot (2015)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate ListIn the age of smartphones and selfies, why not learn from the pros how to take great photos to share with friends and family! Here’s a fun, fact-filled, kid-friendly guide that is jam-packed with all the essentials for budding photographers.
Author(s): Nancy Honovich, Annie Griffiths

The Beginner’s Photography Guide (2013)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate ListIn contrast to the jargon-filled manuals that come with most digital cameras, The Beginner’s Photography Guide presents step-by-step digital slr camera basics, while introducing and demonstrating a wide variety of techniques that will inspire the novice digital photographer.
Author(s): Chris Gatcum

DSLR Photography for Beginners: A Beginner’s Guide to Learning About Your DSLR Camera, Lens, Filters and More (2018)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate List<h1>If you have been thinking about taking up photography, then stop thinking and start actingnow!</h1><p><b>DSLR Photography for Beginners – A Beginner’s Guide to Learning AboutYour DSLR Camera, Lens, Filters and More!</b> Will help you answer any questions you haveabout your DSLR.</p><p>All DSLR cameras come with a manual as thick as a phonebook, buttechnical manuals are neve…
Author(s): Stacey Hersh

A Practical Guide to Photography: Basic Techniques for Beginners and Beyond (2018)

 Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate ListShedding light on all the photography basics in one book.Want to know how to take better photos? Well, first you need to master the basic techniques.
Author(s): Ian Middleton

Best Beginner Photography Books: The Ultimate List

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some beginner photography books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Alternative Process Photography for the Contemporary Photographer: A Beginner's Guide

Author(s): Morgan Post
ID: 3331136, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2022, Size: 419 Mb, Format: pdf

Analog Photography: A Beginner's Guide

Author(s): Bo Belvedere Christensen
ID: 3355823, Publisher: Books on Demand, Year: 2022, Size: 12 Mb, Format: epub

Cellphone Photography Mastermind - Simple techniques for taking incredible pictures with iPhone and Android: Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Great Photography

Author(s): Sijie Deng
ID: 3639075, Publisher: UNKNOWN, Year: 2022, Size: 9 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly best-sellers according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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  1. jose

    Finally I’ve found something that helped me. Cheers!

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