Depth of Field
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Comprised of weekly blog posts by author and Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Alex Garcia that originally appeared on the Chicago Tribune website, Depth of Field is a comprehensive and useful handbook on how to become a better photographer. It is both a practical guide that has many applicable lessons and entertaining anecdotes, serving both amateurs just picking up a camera for the first time as well as seasoned photojournalists. Garcia discusses the demands of photojournalism and interviews his peers who are pursuing a variety of projects, lending the book a broad perspective on numerous fields.
The advice contained in Depth of Field discusses techniques, gadgets, and technology, as well as cliches to avoid. Throughout the book, Garcia displays his talents with pictures, portraits, and full-color examples of his best work. Depth of Field is perfect for anyone interested in the academic as well as practical elements of photojournalism, providing an in-depth portrait of the ethical, artistic, and journalistic concerns that go into this powerful storytelling medium.