These are a few of the great books on photography, art & creativity. Many of these books have shaped my work as an artist. I have spent many hours studying the photography of Edward Weston, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, Man Ray, Josef Sudek, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Ralph Gibson, Aaron Siskind and more. Before the internet I borrowed every decent photography book from the library to learn as much as I could and find my direction.
The History of Photography, Photography Monographs, Photography Collections, How-To-Books and Photography Theory books listed here will provide a great starting point for you to gain an understanding of how to use your camera, the history of the medium and learn from the many pioneers of photography.
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