A&P what photography related books do you guys read?

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  1. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    I don't read many books, but the ones I do/have read are business motivated. None are photography related. I'd love to read some business related photography books. Hate technical shit... I can practice and get better. :o
     
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    In for a list :)
     
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    what have you read already?
     
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    I've read everything from The One minute manager, to Who took my cheese, the bucket book, good to great, and random others I can't think of off the top of my head (I have a shelf full of them). Those are all great business and motivational books, but they're very broad and company related for the most part. Most photogs work alone or with 1 or 2 other assistants. It's a self made business. I just didn't know if anyone reads anything photography related. I see David Jay, Zack Arias, and others talk about books and reading various ones, I just need a good idea of what the small people like us here read before I go buying what the big boys read.

    Hope that made sense.
     
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    Isn't it Who moved my cheese?

    Anyway, should I read this? I hear it's just a "must-read" book in general. Do they have it on audio? :rofl:
     
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    Ya, amazing book.
     
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    if you spend 15 minutes at borders, you can read this book in that amount of time. good book.
     
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    my job offered "cheese class" which was a course that was several sessions long based on this book. The book takes a half hour to read yet this class was like (7) 2 hour classes, it sucked.

    Doesnt scott kelby got anything on the business end of photography. I mean it is all that spews from his mouth
     
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    ya, but I don't want to have to rely on the recommendations of the select few 'elites' of the industry to read books. Some of the most interesting people I've met in any phase of my life are the ones that are little known and damn good at what they do. :dunno:
     
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    one of my favorites is "hot shoe diaries" by joe mcnally
     
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    Fucker out of the fast lane, bitches

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    good techy photo book, "photography" by london & upton.

    edward weston's "day books" are pretty interesting reading
     
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    :werd: Was one of my photography books in school a few years ago. Fifth edition, I think.
     
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    word.. good read, especially for nikon shooters.
     
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    i am really tempted to buy this book based on its universal praise. one thing though- i have a high-end P&S (panasonic lumix dmc-fz18) and not a dslr. how useful will this book be to me? i am not even a photog per se, i am mainly a photoshop user that likes to dabble in post-processing here and there.
     

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