A great read authored by Henry Carroll: Read this if you want to take great photographs. Excellent read for those new to photography and a must read for those that need to remind themselves of the basics. Henry takes you throughout he very basics of how to use your camera and what makes a great photograph drawing from amazing photographers such as Ansel Adams, Elaine Constantine, Bill Brandtto name but a few.
No jargon or technical diagrams just the fundamentals of taking good photographs. Especially good for new users of DSLR's RRP of £12.95 but available for £8.95 from Amazon.
Also, look out for his next book Read this if you want to take great photographs of people. Available from 7 Sep 2015 on Amazon.