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Everyone's taking the piss out of Brooklyn Beckham's new photography book

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Brooklyn Beckham has found himself on the receiving end of some scathing reviews following previews of his new photography book, What I See

The book, intended to be an intimate look at the 18-year-old’s life, has come under criticism for its out of focus photos and somewhat… interesting caption work.

Two photos from the £16.99 book have come in for particular ire from social media users. One shows a picture of an elephant in the shadows, the caption read: "elephants in Kenya. so hard to photograph, but incredible to see." Another, shows a blurry shot of a crowd at a restaurant, he wrote: "dinner. i like this picture - it's out of focus but you can tell there's a lot going on."

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A stunning shot...

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He's got the eye

 

Some users chose to defend the book, calling it a harmless hobby from a teenager finding himself.

While others pointed out the now viral images were only a small sample of Brooklyn's work.

The debate reached such a point that Brooklyn's publisher, Penguin Random House Children's, saw it fit to offer a statement supporting the book. "What I See is a book for teenagers, by a teenager, which gives Brooklyn's fans broader insight into his world seen through his unique and creative perspective," said Francesca Dow, Managing Director of Penguin Random House Children's, in a statement to The Independent.

What I See is released via Penguin Books on 26 June. We think it's a pretty good first try from a teenager trying out a new hobby.

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