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The Compelling Photograph – Techniques for Creating Better Images Book 2

Back in April of this year Anne McKinnell released her first book of this series aptly named The Compelling Photograph – Techniques for Creating Better Images – Book 1. You can see my review of Book 1 here. Since the release of book 1 Anne has continued on with her adventures, exploring North America and creating spectacular imagery. She also introduced and launched One-on-One Photography Coaching sessions which sell out…quickly and her ebooks can usually be found ranked in 1st place on Amazon.

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Book 2 follows the same format as the first, where each chapter is structured as a lesson on a particular topic. There are 8 chapters  (or lessons) each focused on a different design element. McKinnell, always the teacher, takes great care in explaining how to achieve the design element and what makes for a successful image. This ebook isn’t just about sitting and reading. At the end of each chapter there’s an assignment to help you put into practice what you’ve just read.

Book 2 covers the following:

  • Patterns
  • Symmetry
  • Leading Lines
  • Curves
  • Shapes
  • Depth of Field
  • Long Exposure
  • Minimalism

If you’re just starting out in photography or want a refresher on the basics then this should be in your library.

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This eBook contains 85 full-spread pages and over 100 photographs to illustrate the lessons. It normally retails for $9.99 but there is a special introductory price of $7.99. Click Here to purchase the book.

The Bundle Deal

If you haven’t picked up Book 1 yet, there’s a great deal on the bundle of both eBooks. You can get both books for only $14.99. (You don’t need a discount code for the bundle deal.) Click Here for the bundle.

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8 responses

  1. I tried to purchase them but pay pal wouldn’t accept my card. I’ve had that happen before. It’s the only card I have so…

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    October 1, 2013 at 8:56 am

  2. I love when you review books…just another one to add to the list♥

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    October 1, 2013 at 12:25 pm

  3. Thanks for posting this here, Edith. I have not been online as much as usual and had not hear about it.

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    October 1, 2013 at 6:54 pm

  4. LB

    how affordable! Purchasing now 🙂

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    October 2, 2013 at 7:23 am

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