My latest book, Visual Poetry – A Creative Guide for Making Engaging Photographs hits the shelves next week! I just finished and launched the book. Fresh with the release of his new book Visual Poetry, Chris Orwig provides Get a sense of who Chris is before reading this, view/listen to his. There is one photography book that seems to always be on the top of the stack or the front of shelf however, Chris Orwig’s Visual Poetry. Maybe.
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I would unequivocally recommend this book to everyone who wants to reach further with their photography or other creative endeavor they cherish.
A great photograph has the potential to transcend verbal and written language.
But how do you create these photographs? It’s not the how that’s important, but the who and the what. Who you are as a person has a direct impact on what you capture as a photographer. Whether you are an amateur or professional, architect or acupuncturist, physician or photographer, this guide provides inspiration, simple techniques, and assignments to boost your creative process and improve your digital images using natural light without additional gear.
Chris Orwig’s insights-to reduce and simplify, participate rather than critique, and capture a story-have made him an immensely popular workshop speaker and faculty member at the prestigious Brooks Institute.
His engaging stories presented as lessons follow his classroom approach and highlight what students say is his contagious passion for life. In this accessible and beautifully illustrated four-color guide you will: Discover visual poetry in the creative processUse less to say more with your subject matterLearn to see light, color, shape, and expressionUnderstand what gear is essentialCreate compelling portraitsMake lasting memories of your family and kidsCapture the outdoors and adventureBegin the transition from amateur to professionalChris also includes exclusive interviews with such photographers as: Share your work with the author and other readers at www.
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Showing of 59 reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. This book is primarily but not exclusively of composing shots of people. It gives fairly useful advice that is a bit philosophically bent, rather than hands-on. I found the pictures very helpful and inspirational. It is kind of written like a textbook rather than a codification of knowledge gained during a career in photography.
You will get some exercises to do. Personally I don’t like the textbook dryness, but that might be a matter of taste. Anyway photographers will never be good writers. Textbooks also always have some wasteful chapters.
I’m still giving it four stars.
I like books about composition and I have found that the best approach is to buy books from different authors. Many authors have multiple books, but they all tend to be kind of similar. So my key advice is to go for diversity. Before you buy the current book, Potery would get the following: I’ve bought my first DSLR and also bought 15 photography books on amazon. I’m evaluating the books from the perspective of a somewhat knowledgeable amateur. More than just a great photography book, viskal inspired me to lead a more passionate life.
As one who photographs for a living, often times my favorite part of a book are the images, with the text adding further support. Once you start orwit care about moments, colors, shapes, lines, or forms, you will see them everywhere.
In turn, as you see more, you care more until ordinary things become beautiful. By capitalizing on what will surely be my experience anyway massive inspiration, Mr.
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Orwig assists us to the next step by offering self-expanding photo assignments. Add to this, a section titled “What is your advice for the aspiring photographer? Photography has been my hobby for over 30 years.
The switch to digital from film was like someone opened a door and said “run with it. But every once and awhile you hit a snag and need a kick in the butt. That is what this book will do for you. The first chapter is a tad slow, but plow through. Once you get to the meat petry the book, it is inspiring, informative ordig a whole lot of fun.
The author has set this up in a workshop mode, so you have the option of taking his assignments and posting your work to the website. Whatever you do, you will walk away with a new outlook on how to take photographs.
I highly recommend this book for all photographers. I have been shooting film and digital for 3 decades and read many technical books on Photography. I know how to take a photograph, and I know what a good photograph is. However, I found my self with a gap between knowing and actually doing.
I noticed this gap filling when I spend a week with an accomplished photographer couple years ago. It was not the rules and techniques that I witnessed, it was the wisdom and simplicity of his approach. This book is filled of wisdom and simplicity.
Visual Poetry: A Creative Guide for Making Engaging Digital Photographs
If you LOVE photography, read it. If photography is a chore and you need a no frills manual use this aperture, this lens, that speed, frame with ooetry of thirds, etc look else where.
If you are comfortable with camera setting and compositional rules but something is missing, read this book. If you are not comfortable with the visuwl stuff, then you may not appreciate this book. It happen to be a perfect fit in my photographic development. This book is everything that I believe to be true in life. Chris Orwig is an inspiration to all of his students and I am lucky to have found oorwig. It makes my heart feel like it’s going to explode out of my chest because it all feels so right.
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