The Creative Photographer by Andreas Feininger 1955 First Edition

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The Creative Photographer with great clarity and with a comprehensiveness that is typical of everything Feininger writes provides all the criteria for planning every future picture you take, and for analyzing all the pictures you've ever taken.

It includes magnificent illustrative photographs by many of the world's famous photographers. By dividing The Creative Photographer into five sections, Andreas Feininger has been able to focus his attention on the most important areas that must be mastered for successful artistic and commercial picture taking. 

The Creative Photographer is an excellent addition to your vintage photography collection or home library.


The book The Creative Photographer is in good shape for its age with no rips or tears. Please note the wear on the cover, and the stain from a receipt left in the book, as shown in pthotos.

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Book dimensions:9x7x1

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