Take your shooting skills to the next level and go from picture-taker to image-creator. This step-by-step guide puts you in full creative control, so you can move beyond taking mere snapshots and start designing the incredible images you've envisioned. Concise lessons are paired with exercises to inspire your creativity and reinforce each technique. By the end of this course, you'll be on your way to producing images with visual impact and lasting appeal. Includes: exposure essentials and adjustments; observing and controlling the light; color accuracy and control; designing effective compositions; choosing and using the right gear.--Adapted from back cover.