An essential buy for enthusiasts, this is the definitive, all-inclusive reference guide to photography. The Essential Photography Manual explains, in an accessible and user-friendly way, photographic equipment and techniques, and explains how to tackle all the major genres of photography. Subjects are further illuminated with practical tips and advice from the professionals. Unlike similar titles on the subject, The Essential Photography Manual also features beautiful full-page photographs for inspiration, accompanied by explanations of how they were taken. There is also a brief history of the medium, explaining the major artistic and technical developments. At the back of the book, a comprehensive illustrated encyclopaedia, featuring diagrams and thumbnail photographs illustrating all the key photographic terms and conceptsTim Daly is the author of 'The Essential Photography Manual' with ISBN 9782880467128 and ISBN 2880467128.