“YOU CAN’T USE UP CREATIVITY. THE MORE YOU USE, THE MORE YOU HAVE.” Maya Angelou

How to Photograph Absolutely Everything

Tom Ang

“This is a unique book, with a unique aim and daring ambition…This is a photographic recipe book.”

Some questions that will be answered:

  1. Which digital camera do I choose?

  2. What camera settings should I use?

  3. How should I frame my images?

  4. How do I take great people pictures?

  5. What steps should I take to capture the beauty of a landscape?

  6. How can I take fun pet portraits?

  7. How can I take nighttime pictures?

  8. What is the best way to create wonderful images of a special event?

Some photos taken by Library staff.

(L to R) Banff, Canada — Tanzania — Seattle, Washington

More Books to Inspire!

Fast & Fun Watercolor: Painting Techniques, No Drawing Required

Gina Lee Kim

Learn how to paint with watercolors even if you have no previous experience.

Creative Calligraphy Made Easy

Karla Lim

A beginner’s guide to crafting stylish cards, event decor and gifts.

The Art of Tapestry Weaving

Rebecca Mezoff

Celebrated teacher Rebecca Mezoff explores the best methods of creating beautiful tapestries, highlighting how modern makers are breathing new life into this ancient art of woven images.

Sewing for the Absolute Beginner

Caroline Smith

Learn everything you need to know to create beautiful, colorful furnishings and accessories.

Woodworking: 41 Projects: the Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Skills, Techniques, and Projects

General instructions and information regarding the craft of woodworking including over 40 step-by-step projects for around the home.

Even More Books to Inspire!

Beginner's Guide to Pottery & Ceramics: Everything You Need to Know to Start Making Beautiful Ceramics

Jacqui Atkin

Learn all the skills you need to start creating your own beautiful ceramics. Step-by-step photographs and clear instructions will guide you through the core techniques, including pinching and coiling and throwing and trimming.

Crochet This!: Step-by-Step Techniques, 65 Essential Stitches, and More Than 25 Projects.

Step-by-step color photographs lay out all the basic techniques and stitches, followed by a dictionary of crochet patterns including granny squares, colorwork, lacy motifs, and edgings--all with a full-color swatch photograph, instructions, and a diagram. Practice your newfound techniques on more than 25 designs for gorgeous crocheted sweaters, shawls, hats, bags, and more.

Easy Beading: The Best Projects from the First Year of BeadStyle Magazine

A fun and easy way to make great-looking jewelry. With just a few tools and some gorgeous beads, you can make more than 140 stylish projects.

Stash Knitting: 25 Quick and Easy Projects to Make

Emma Osmond

Twenty-five simple and stunning knitting projects to make from your yarn stash.

Crafting with Wooden Crates and Pallets: 25 Simple Projects to Style Your Home

Natalie Wright

Twenty-five do-it-yourself projects. Step-by-step instructions, accompanied by full-color photos, explain how to build surprisingly simple, attractive, and inexpensive furnishings for your home.

4 the Kids!!

Mason Jar Crafts for Kids

Linda Z. Braden

More than 25 cool, craft projects to make for your friends, your family and yourself.

Disney Idea Book

Elizabeth Dowsett

Let your imagination run wild with Disney arts and crafts, party games, puzzles and papercraft.

Cool Doughs, Putties, Slimes & Goops: Crafting Creative Toys & Amazing Games

Rebecca Felix

Create Blubbery Bouncy Putty, Glow-in-the-Dark Galaxy Goo, Super Scented Play Dough and more! Step-by-step photos, materials lists, and extra tips and tricks get kids started.

Crafts with Kids: Over 40 Fun and Fabulous Projects

Susie Johns

A fantastic collection of 40 projects for parents and children to enjoy together, using paper, paints, fabric, recycled and found objects.

The Princess Craft Book: 15 Things a Princess Can't Do Without

Laura Minter

Fun princess crafts to make!

Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.

Visit the Library website—www.randolphnj.org/library and click on “creativebug.” You will need your library card number.

Visit the Library for all these and more!

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