Guide to Photography (National Geographic Kids)
This book is a great resource for people of all ages who want to take great pictures but aren't exactly sure where to begin. Start with the basics"how your camera works and how to use it"and progress into aperture, focus, composition, and more! At the end of each section is an assignment for extra practice. Created with the help of National Geographic Photographers, this guide is packed full of tips and tricks for aspiring photographers. Smartphone-camera friendly. ~ Emily G
In 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. From how to set up a shot and stage the lighting and from the best software to short assignments, you'll learn all the important photographic concepts and basics of equipment, lighting aperture, lenses, depth of field, and more. This wide-ranging book also has sections devoted to composition and photographing different subjects (animals, people, sports, landscapes). Before and after shots offer visual explanations while tips and photographs from National Geographic photographers are featured throughout, making this the best photography guide out there today for children (and adult beginners too!).