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101 Quick and Easy Ideas Taken from the Master Photographers of the Twentieth Century by Matthew Bamberg

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Introduction

Have you ever seen a photograph in a museum and thought, “I can do that”? With today’s digital technology and a dSLR camera, there’s quite a bit you can do to emulate those museum pieces. 101 Quick and Easy Ideas Taken from the Master Photographers of the Twentieth Century helps you to recognize some of the techniques used by the great photographers of the twentieth century.

Each chapter in the book includes a bio of the master photographer (including what life events influenced his or her work) and a description of one or several photographs the photographer shot. In the photograph descriptions, I have described the elements of photography that apply to that work—light, shadow, subject, narrative, and symbolism. I’ve then re-created ...

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