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Complete Guide to Drones 2

Revised and extended, the second edition is available to buy now

One Face Fifty Ways

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Fashion & Lifestyle

Announcing Dixie Dixon's first book, on sale now.

Remastering the Master

Michael Freeman's The Photographer's Eye, the global bestseller completely remastered for it's 10th anniversary

The Freeman Interview

Michael Freeman interviews great photographers
working now, starting with Laura El-Tantawy

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The Long Awaited new Michael Freeman

Ansel Adams, but Digital

Digital Landsape Photography: In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams and the Great Masters

The Photographer's Eye Series

Michael Freeman's legendary book
is just the start.
What will you get next?

They're holding back

They're sharing the skills, but not the experience.
"If you're serious about photography,
this book is a must-read" - Doug Menuez

Go Beyond Auto Mode

Your camera thinks it knows more than you.
Show it who's boss.

Innovative Photo Learning

Discover Michael Freeman's
Photo School
Unique Creative Learning.

Getting a drone?

Get a camera in the skies without crashing
or breaking the law...

NY | Lens

New York Through the Lens
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Freeman Video Course

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5 hours of tuition from the master himself

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