Burlington, MA (Vocus) October 28, 2010
The Photographers Mind explores the source of a photograph and unravels the mystery behind the creation of a great picture. This beautiful and useful journey into the mind of the photographer is Michael Freemans follow up to the international bestseller The Photographers Eye. Now published in sixteen languages, The Photographers Eye continues to speak to photographers everywhere; now reaching 100,000 copies in print in the US alone, and 300,000+ worldwide. As an educator, leading photographer for Smithsonian Magazine, and author of more than 40 photography books, Freeman uses his well-honed talents to teach readers how to previsualize every shot.
More than any other art form, photography demands that the viewer constantly be intrigued and surprised by new imagery and interpretations. Using text, diagrams, and images, The Photographers Mind teaches readers the art of composition to help them see what makes a photograph great and how top photographers achieve this goal time and time again.
The Photographers Mind contains more than 400 images from real photographic assignments, each with schematic illustrations showing how and why the images work. Serious amateurs, intermediate, and professional photographers also get invaluable advice for avoiding clich