Photo ebook: “Finding Your Eye at Home and Abroad” by Younes Bounhar

by Klaus on December 18, 2012

in Photography, Photography

New PDF eBook 
A Sense of Place is more than just a travel photography workbook; it’s geared towards helping you learn to experience a place more fully, see it with wider eyes, and photograph it more intentionally.

Photography, for many of us, is all about learning to see. Younes Bounhar’s A Sense of Place, Finding Your Eye at Home and Abroad, is a 42-spread eBook that can help you make stronger photographs, whether at home or elsewhere, by honing your ability to see and express, not just point the camera.

Based on his trips back home to Morocco, Younes guides you through his process of making photographs in a place that is both foreign and familiar. Through this experience, beautiful photographs, and a series of excellent creative exercises, Younes teaches you how to see in new ways and do the work needed to make beautiful photographs of places near and far, strange or familiar.

Starting off with a quick section about shooting At Home, he then jumps head-long into a much longer section on making photographs Abroad, but the two can not be so easily separated: the skills, and exercises, needed to make compelling photographs in either place are the same.

For those looking for a discussion about traveling with gear, he touches on that too, but it’s so much more. Younes is a patient and capable guide, though he’ll make you work for it. If you’re looking for a primer on photography of places, this is an excellent place to start.

Younes Bounhar is a scientist turned travel, architecture, and landscape, photographer. He is based in Ottawa, Canada. His clients include St-Joseph Media, Apex Publications, K2 Impressions, National Institute of Scenic Arts and Music (Spain). His photographs have been featured in several magazines in Canada and abroad (including Canadian Geographic, PhotoLife, PhotoSolutions, Photography Monthly, and Craft & Vision’s PHOTOGRAPH).

Special Offer

For the first five days only, use the promotional code  PLACE4  when you checkout and pay only $4 OR use the code  PLACE20  to get 20% off when you buy 5+ PDF eBooks. Click here for more information or to buy now! These codes expire at 11:59pm (PST) December 22, 2012.

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Gustavo Rickie December 26, 2012 at 12:46

As an amateur photographer, I can’t even explain how much this book interests me. I’ve always wanted to have the perspective of another photographer on paper, this is just what I need.

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