Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs of People

Henry Carroll


No clichés. No cheese. No camera-club jargon. This straight talking introduction to photographing people is the hotly anticipated follow up to the bestselling Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs.
Ideal for users of any camera with a basic knowledge of a few photo-fundamentals, this book walks you through the essential techniques of photographing people, whether it’s on the street, at home or in the studio.
Packed with iconic images by acclaimed photographers, it gives you the inspiration and knowhow needed to get out there and take great photographs of friends, family and everyone else.
50 master photographers including: Richard Avedon, William Klein, Cindy Sherman, Garry Winogrand, Richard Renaldi, William Eggleston, Sebastião Salgado and Henri Cartier-Bresson.
Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs of People is part of the internationally-bestselling ‘Read This’ series, which has sold over half-a-million books worldwide and has been translated into over 20 languages.
Coming soon:

Read This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing People
by Selwyn Leamy (September 2019)
More titles in the ‘Read This’ series:
Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs by Henry Carroll (9781780673356)
Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs of Places by Henry Carroll (9781780679051)
Use This if You Want to Take Great Photographs: A Photo Journal by Henry Carroll (9781780678887)
Read This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing by Selwyn Leamy (9781786270542)
Use This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing by Selwyn Leamy (9781786274052)
Read This if You Want to Be a Great Writer by Ross Raisin (9781786271976)
Read This if You Want to Be Instagram Famous edited by Henry Carroll (9781780679679)

Creator Bio

Henry Carroll studied photography at the Royal College of Art, and his work has been exhibited worldwide. Building on his experience teaching A-Level Photography, he founded frui.co.uk, a company specializing in photography courses, holidays and events. He is the author of Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs.

Price £12.95
Format Paperback / softback
Publication Date 7 September 2015
Pages 128
Height 200mm
Width 144mm
Illustrations 50 colour images
Rights Europe (excluding Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Switzerland), Middle East, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe
ISBN-13 9781780676241