Every photographer should have a bookshelf. Over the years I have built up a selection of books that I flick through for inspiration and enjoyment. My shelf contains an eclectic mix. Amongst them are a few art books. As photographers we can learn a lot about composition from studying the Old Masters. Many of my books have been low cost buys ranging from a few pence up to around ten pounds. Below I have listed my current favourite five, all of which are available from Amazon for between 1p and £9.99. Some may surprise you, such as Bernard Shaw on Photography It is not widely known that George Bernard Shaw was an avid photographer. His collection of over 10,000 images is held by the London School of Economics. The book is a fascinating read and insight to the early days of photography.
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Imaginary Photo Museum Paperback – 1 Nov 1982 - http://amzn.to/2h4bMuB
What's Missing?: Realising our photographic potential - http://amzn.to/2hN4wmo
Bernard Shaw on Photography: Essays and Photographs - http://amzn.to/2h4mr8I
Henri Cartier-Bresson - http://amzn.to/2h4i5hW
Don McCullin - http://amzn.to/2gUfHoQ