This is a list of articles that will take you to the best photography books in a variety of categories. Trying out ideas from the best “how to” photography books is a great way to become a better photographer. Out of hundreds of books in my photography library, these are my favorites.
Some of the Best All Purpose Photography Books
Best Book On Photographic Lighting
Tim Grey Recommends Digital Photography Exposure for Dummies. This is my own, highly rated photography book. It is one of the most detailed and comprehensive “exposure” books on the market, and a great introduction to all things photographic with chapters on people, landscape, wildlife, flower, and sports photography.
Great Set of DVDs: Joel Sartore’s Fundamentals of Photography
Best Advanced Exposure Book
Photographic Composition: The Best Books
“How To” Book Recommendations: People Photography
Great “How To” Nature Photography Books
Two Excellent Nature Photography Books by Tony Sweet
Jim Brandenburg: Chased by the Light. A book and video to inspire your nature photography.
Watchable Wildlife Series
Best Books on Finding Wildlife
Best Astrophotography Books
Ansel Adams: Half Dome, Blowing Snow. © Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust
Books and Calendars from the Master: Ansel Adams
Basic And Intermediate Books On Photoshop And Digital Photography
The Best Books: Mastering Photoshop Series
Mastering Photoshop & Lightroom: Adobe Camera Raw (ACR)
Mastering Photoshop: Advanced Color Correction, Part One
Mastering Photoshop: Advanced Color Correction, Part Two
Mastering Photoshop: Retouching, Part One
Mastering Photoshop: Retouching, Part Two
Jennifer Blakeley Recommends Digital Photography Exposure for Dummies.
A Great Magazine Review for Digital Photography Exposure for Dummies.
Most of the books in these articles are available at my photography store (powered by Amazon.com) which you can find here and here. You will have Amazon’s great prices, fast delivery, excellent service, and first class guarantee.