Thematic Reading List: Photography
|Photography for kids!: a fun guide to digital photography
By: Michael Ebert and Sandra Abend
Keys to capturing exciting images range from advice on how to take photos of small things such as insects to self-portraits and pictures that can be taken on any trip. Kid-friendly instructions and photoshoot ideas make this an excellent basic guide that displays the basics of what makes a photo composition great.
|Get Into Photography
By: Rachel Stuckey
Discusses cameras and equipment, how to focus, understanding light, frame composition, and photo editing. The author touches on the different types of photography, such as animal photography, portrait photography, still life photography, sports photography, and landscape photography.
|Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Photography
By: Kelly Spence
From high-powered cameras to smartphones, photography is a popular and accessible interest of many individuals today. This title helps young photographers explore the history of this important art and the pioneers who innovated and created some of the world’s most notable cameras and photos. Readers will learn about lenses, filters, composition, and lighting. They will also be encouraged to create their own photography projects using different styles and mediums and changing their photos into forms that suit their ideas and concepts.
|Guide to Photography
By: Nancy Honovich
Tips and tricks on how to be a great photographer.
|Photos Framed: a fresh look at the world’s most memorable photographs
By: Ruth Thomson
Explores some of the most famous photographs in history, including Stephen Dalton’s “Ladybird Take-off,” Charles C. Ebbets’ “Lunchtime atop a Skyscraper,” and Neil Leifer’s “Muhammad Ali versus Sonny Liston.”
By: Jane Gardner
Discusses various aspects within photography: lenses, time-lapse, pictures in space, digital technology, the darkroom, and the science of selfies.