Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs of People

Written by Henry Carroll
Published by Laurence King, Aug 2015

The second book in the 'Read This' series is specifically about photographing people.  Split into seven sections - Composition, Context, The Gaze, Control, The Street, Black and White or Colour and The Psychology of Light -  this book covers all aspects of photographing people. Photographers include Richard Avedon, Cindy Sherman, Zed Nelson, Robert Bergman, Roger Ballen, Duane Michals, William Eggleston, Jeff Wall, Richard Renaldi, August Sander, Garry Winogrand and others. Available in all your favourite languages, as long as that's either English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Latvian, Portuguese or Spanish.


Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs

Written by Henry Carroll
Published by Laurence King, Feb 2014

Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs (published by Laurence King, Feb 2014) inspires you with iconic images and playful copy. Split into five sections covering composition, exposure, light, lenses and the art of seeing, the book makes things refreshingly simple and is packed with hands on tips. Masterpieces by acclaimed photographers including Henri Cartier- Bresson, SebastiĆ£o Salgado, Fay Godwin, Nadav Kander, Daido Moriyama and Martin Parr illustrate points and inspire you to try out ideas. An essential read for today's new wave of aspiring photographers.

'A rare find' (It's Nice That)

'Henry Carroll's superb new book takes some beating' (Photography Week)

'Finally, a book in simple jargon-free terms' (Psychologies Magazine)


Fourteen Zebra

Written by Henry Carroll & Illustrated by Nigel Howlett
Published by John Blake, Sep 2006

Did you know that when fourteen or more zebra are grouped together on the Serengeti Plain they become visible from space? Or that lightning strikes account for 42% of all giraffe deaths? This hilarious book documents the 'findings' of Carroll & Howlett, the world's most illustrious adventure-travelling duo. With beautifully illustrated 'facts' interspersed with comical extracts from their expedition log, you'll be transported to a bizarre world where anything is possible. Enter the world of 'Fourteen Zebra'.