THE FIRST BOOK WITH ONE FOOT ON THE COFFEE TABLE, AND ONE FOOT IN THE CLASSROOM Joe McNally, one of the world’s top pro digital. 11 quotes from The Moment It Clicks: Photography Secrets from One of the World’s Top Shooters: ‘No matter how much crap you gotta plow through to stay al. The Moment It Clicks Photography Secrets. Topics safari, violates, copyright, chapter, shooters, terms, reprints, pdf, priviledge, mcnally, safari.

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Newsletter Tge to receive email updates. Yes he has photographed a ton of famous people and yes he is obviously talented, but the ego that oozes from the pages he includes footnotes for us dummies turned me off. It is a collection of wonderful photos and anecdotes that are very entertaining. Motto, some story and maybe some info about photo – not mcbally detailed This is first book of Joe’s but last one I’ve read.

Joe McNally wisely gets the theoretical photographic basis out of the way early in the book to let the reader bask in depth, page after page, in outstanding images.

While there is more information and inspiration than we received at the DLWS in Traverse City, it is great to have a printed copy of the details used to capture various scenes. Let’s start with the form. Apr 29, Sharada Prasad rated it liked it. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

The “secrets” are things like “Then I climbed to the top of the Empire State Building, used a magenta filter and a strobe flash! Customers who bought this item also bought. Who knows what Joe McNally will publish next, but I’ll join a long line of expectant readers whenever that occurs. Really enjoying the blog, too.

I think that his readers would benefit from more detailed info on his setups, thought processes He leaned into the microphone. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The technical jargon is geared towards those with a decent understanding of photography but even those without an understanding of photography fundamentals with appreciated his witty humor.


Then the landlord comes up, and… paints over it all. You get to see the creative process behind his work, both the times when inspiration and circumstance aligned to produce an amazing photo and the times when he was left scrambling and improvising. He will not talk down to you, though he does offer a helping hand along the way by explaining jargon that might not be familiar if you’re just starting out.

This book also gives you something more.

Near the front of the book is joee page titled “Da Premise. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Joe points out specific techniques he used when shooting some of his pictures. Refresh and try again.

The Moment It Clicks Quotes

Lists with This Book. My dream is to go on one of the DLWS — I will have to make sure clikcs are on the one I attend …someday that is saving money.

The technical jargon is geared towards those with a decent understanding of photography bu Similar to Gregory Heisler’s 50 Portraits Joe McNally’s The Moment It Clicks cclicks a hybrid of coffee table book, photography how-to, and autobiography. Truly a gem in a saturated photography book market, this is one you simply must have. There are some practical tips, lots of anecdotes and stories accompanying cool shots and he explains how he got them and often explanations on how he lit the shots.

Mcnaly biggest thing I got from this book is inspiration to think outside the je and go for the real wow photo instead of being satisfied with good.

He was also kinda crazy. I never even thought to set my white balance to the opposite and compensate with a gelled flash. Aug 06, Jeremy rated it really liked it Recommends it for: As a learning book, a lot of what he talked about is not possible for me to do right rhe, due to lacking the equipment he suggests. For me each story also had something to learn. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Because in a frenetically koment world, it is still.


Thanks Joe for all the insight into your life as a photographer. When Joe’s not on assignment for the biggest-name magazines and Fortune clients, he’s in the classroom teaching location lighting, environmental portraiture, and how to “get the shot” at workshops around the world. The book features tons of incredible pictures, many of which you will recognize from magazines.

About The Book Most of the book is comprised of 2 page stories from Joe McNally career that he shares with the readers. It really clicls one of the best, and definitely the most readable, of any photography book I own. Everything about it is super. Had to shoot volleyball ladies ish the other day and was picturing water polo in my head and smiling to myself.

Strobist: Joe McNally: The Moment it Clicks (Verdict: Awesome)

McNally’s kind of folksy, casual writing may be somewhat off-putting to grammar pedants out there, but he comes at this as if he’s sitting across the table from you, sharing his favorite “war stories” and giving his best advice.

That was obvious when he came to lecture at Syracuse University mmcnally put a glass of milk and a glass of vodka on the lectern.

Mcmally to meet you one day in a seminar or other. I just wanted to say that the book is awesome! He also did an impromptu studio shoot of Moose Peterson for an upcoming Wacom tablet ad. Congratulations on a producing an interesting read.