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"The Photograph: Composition and Colour Design is without a doubt the best photography book I have read in a very long time...an in depth guide on how to compose a compelling image using basic visual principles of points, lines, shapes, contrast and colours...In the current crop of “snap and photoshop” manuals vying for space on your bookshelf this book stands head and shoulders above most. Put simply if you want to take your photography out of the range of image captures and into the arena of art then this is the book for you."
-- Neil Davis

"Serious photographers! Immediately purchase and immerse yourselves in this extraordinary volume of instruction and inspiration. Of all the hundreds of photo and image texts we've reviewed at MyMac Magazine, The Photograph - Composition and Color Design is the most important one for helping intermediate to advanced photographers grasp the precision and acuity necessary to achieve the finest images. Those are strong words, matched by author Harald Mante's strong content."
-- John Nemerovski, MyMac Magazine

"If you are a serious photographer, then The Photograph: Composition and Color Design is a must-have book. While one could gain insight from this book just from reading the topics and viewing the images, one could also enjoy this book as one would a coffee table book since the images are so good...If you want your photographs to be the best they can be, you should study The Photograph: Composition and Color Design."
-- T. Michael Testi, Blogcritics Magazine

"I've read books about the technologies involved with photography and books that explain why a particular photograph really works, but Mante's book explains the principles behind good photographs. And the value of this is that it gets you past understanding why a particular picture looks good and into how you can replicate the success of that photograph...This level of practical detail is excellent. "
-- Aspi Havewala, Blogcritics Magazine

"Beginners, especially, might take a while to get used to the book, but enthusiasts and pros should definitely get a copy."
-- Samira Sukhija, Better Photography



"Of all the hundreds of photo and image texts we've reviewed at MyMac Magazine, The Photograph - Composition and Color Design is the most important one for helping intermediate to advanced photographers grasp the precision and acuity necessary to achieve the finest images."
--John Nemerovski, MyMac Magazine