Wildlife Photography: Proven Techniques for Capturing Stunning Digital Images
Wildlife Photography: Proven Techniques for Capturing Stunning Digital
Viewing wildlife in action is always a pleasure–capturing that action with your camera is one of the most rewarding and challenging ways to become even closer to Nature. Birders, hikers, national-park visitors, and international travelers are all discovering the joys of wildlife photography. Recent advances in camera technology have made wildlife photography so reasonable anyone can get hooked. But good gear doesn’t guarantee good results, and that’s where Wildlife Photography can help you succeed. In this handy reference you will find information on camera equipment, proper photography technique, how to frame shots and make split-second decisions, and how to gain and apply specific knowledge about the animals you are hoping to photograph. Also included is an introduction to post-production computer skills that can really bring your photos to life.
- ASIN: 149302955X
The Complete Guide to Nature Photography: Professional Techniques for Capturing Digital Images of Nature and Wildlife
The Complete Guide to Nature Photography: Professional Techniques
The authoritative guide for photographing nature in today’s digital world Infused with both a passion for nature and an abundance of technical expertise, The Complete Guide to Nature Photography guides amateur photographers through every stage of shooting landscapes, close-ups, and animal portraits in today’s digital world. Master nature photographer Sean Arbabi offers insider advice on everything from packing your gear bag to selecting sites, staying safe while working in the field, getting a perfect exposure, composing your images for maximum impact, and processing your digital images afterward. Packed with more than 200 inspiring and instructive images, this complete course is the only book you’ll need to capture the beauty of the world around you.
- Brand: Amphoto Books
- ASIN: 0817400109
Park Ranger's Guide to Nature & Wildlife Photography
Park Ranger's Guide to Nature & Wildlife
Douglass Owen shares his expertise as a nature photographer, teacher, and ranger for the National Park Service. In his nearly twenty years as a park ranger Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve in Idaho, Doug taught countless park visitors how boosting their skills as naturalists could improve their results as photographers. In this guide, readers everywhere can take advantage of the same training and master the field craft that enables top photographers to great wildlife shots―even with modest gear. In fact, Doug’s approach actually favors those with simple equipment that frees them to concentrate on the subject and environment rather than fiddling with complex camera settings! Whether you are an accomplished image-maker or taking your first nature shots, the practical advice and techniques in this no-nonsense book will increase your odds of finding great subjects, prepare you to document them beautifully, and enhance your overall experience while working in the field.
- ASIN: 1682033821
Wildlife Photography: An expert guide
Wildlife Photography: An expert
Learn how to take stunning wildlife photography and become a successful outdoor photographer.There is nothing quite so satisfying as capturing a stunning wildlife photograph; a good one will reflect practice, patience, careful equipment choice and dedication. Those challenges are perhaps why so many enthusiast photographers aspire to perfect their images in this area; to get their work recognised by the photographic community as well as record their experiences.This book reveals more world-class images with every turn. More than that, though, it takes a practical approach. It comprehensively introduces natural-history and wildlife photography techniques alongside truly useful tips about what gear you'll need (and what you can avoid) in your pursuit of perfection. It is illustrated by the author's professionalwork; his clients include National Geographic & Time amongst others.
- ASIN: 1781575126
Treasured Lands: A Photographic Odyssey Through America's National Parks
Treasured Lands: A Photographic Odyssey Through America's National
Beautiful, most complete visual tour of all 59 US National Parks in a coffee-table book, with location notes for each photograph. Winner of 6 national book awards.It is said that a photograph helped launch the national parks. After Congress viewed photos of Yosemite, President Lincoln was moved to sign a bill that paved the way for the U.S. National Park Service. In Treasured Lands: A Photographic Odyssey Through America's National Parks, photographer QT Luong pays tribute to the millions of acres of protected wilderness in our country's 59 national parks.Luong, who is featured in Ken Burns's and Dayton Duncan's documentary The National Parks: America's Best Idea, is the most prolific and versatile photographer working in the national parks and the only one to have made large-format photographs in each of them. In an odyssey that spanned more than 20 years and 300 visits, Luong focused his lenses on iconic landscapes and rarely seen remote views, presenting his journey in this sumptuous array of more than 500 breathtaking images.Accompanying the collection of scenic masterpieces is a guide that includes maps of each park, as well as extended captions that detail where and how the photographs were made. Designed to inspire visitors to connect with the parks and invite photographer...
- Brand: Cameron Company
- ASIN: 1944903003
50 Wildlife Hotspots: Grand Teton National Park and Surrounding Communities
50 Wildlife Hotspots: Grand Teton National Park and
Learn the best places to find and photograph wildlife with this guide. Finding wildlife in and near Grand Teton can be tough but this guide makes it easy. You will find exactly where and when to go to find the animals you are looking for.Find the wolves, moose, elk, bison, pronghorn, and bighorn sheep that you want to see. All four seasons are covered, giving you the best chance to view wildlife no matter when you visit. Learn the best time of day, what the best focal length lens is to bring, and what you might see.The book talks about safety, animal behavior, and the environment of Grand Teton. For approximately seven months out of the year, the area is blanketed in deep snow and sub-arctic temperatures. Moose talks about photography and finding animals in these tough conditions, too.What's Inside Best wildlife locations Seasons for areas Photography tips Local secret spots If unavailable online, go to the Sastrugi Press website to purchase. We'll ship immediately. Purchase directly in Jackson Hole from Valley Books, Book Trader, Wort Hotel, Skinny Skis, Teton Mountaineering, or the Sastrugi Press website if online retailers are out of stock.
- ASIN: 1944986391
Expressive Nature Photography: Design, Composition, and Color in Outdoor Imagery
Expressive Nature Photography: Design, Composition, and Color in
Photographer and teacher Brenda Tharp marries photography craft with artistic vision to help intermediate photographers translate what they see into a personal impression of a subject in nature. Using single images, along with before-and-after and with-or-without examples, Expressive Nature Photography teaches how to make exposures that are creative, not necessarily correct. Inspiring photographers to get out early and stay out late, this book explains how to use light, an essential element of outdoor photography. Readers will learn how to “see in the dark,” use filters to create very long exposures, create a natural effect using light painting, photograph night skies and moonlit landscapes, and make the best use of available natural light. This book also covers how to use shutter speeds to express motion and capture the energy of fast-moving subjects, such rushing streams, ocean swells, and bounding wildlife. A chapter on the art of visual flow discusses how to create compositions that direct the viewer's eye through the frame for maximum impact. Photographers will develop a sense of when to break the "rules" of composition, how to use elements to frame subjects, what to include and exclude in the frame, how to create the feeling of depth and dimension in...
- ASIN: B01L5KH7SQ
Wild and Crazy: Photos from the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards
Wild and Crazy: Photos from the Comedy Wildlife
The funniest photographs of wildlife from around the world collected here in one must-have book that is perfect for animal lovers of all stripes.When the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards announced a contest for the funniest animal photo, they received entries from all over the world. Now authors and original award founders Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam showcase the best of the best—as well as some never before seen—to present the most joyful photographs of wildlife ever printed. A pelican losing its lunch; an elephant falling on its face; a meerkat having a rough day… You’ll love this light-hearted, upbeat book: The images will make you smile, but there’s a serious side to this endeavor: the authors hope to raise awareness for the need to protect wildlife, and the habitats they call home.
- ASIN: 1501174134
The Nature Lover's Quotation Book: An Inspired Collection for Hiking, Camping and the Great Outdoors
The Nature Lover's Quotation Book: An Inspired Collection
A collection of inspirational and meaningful quotes perfect for every lover of the great outdoors.From simple walks and hikes in the woods, to longer treks and camping, we eagerly search for opportunities to escape into nature. Now there is a beautiful collection of inspired readings to take along the trail and read around the campfire, or just contemplate at home. The Nature Lover's Quotation Book captures the imagination and the senses, while pondering the words and wisdom of some of the greatest writers and thinkers of all time about the natural world. From Thoreau to Muir, Roosevelt to Whitman, you will discover imagination, poetry and prose about the wonders of the great outdoors.
- ASIN: 1578267447
Creative Nature & Outdoor Photography, Revised Edition
Creative Nature & Outdoor Photography, Revised
A classic guide to creative nature photography, now updated for the digital world.Amateur and experienced photographers interested in taking more compelling, personal images will love this new edition of Creative Nature & Outdoor Photography, now updated to address the exciting possibilities (and challenges) of digital image-making. Author Brenda Tharp’s inspiring approach has garnered fans all over the world, as she teaches that magical skill no camera can do for you: learn how to “see.” Readers expand their photographic vision and discover deep wellsprings of creativity as they learn to use light, balance, color, design, pattern, texture, composition, and many simple techniques to take a photo from ordinary to high-impact.Featuring more than 150 stunning, all-new images, Creative Nature & Outdoor Photography, Revised Edition is for anyone who understands the basic technical side to photography but wants to wake up their creative vision.
- ASIN: 0817439617
Listen to the pros: Nature & wildlife photography, Nikon D5, Ole Jørgen Liodden
What does it take to really stand out as a nature & wildlife photographer? Listen to pro. nature photographer, Ole Jørgen Liodden, as he shares his thoughts. "Once we saw two grizzle bears – young adults --- fighting or playing in the water. It was very dark and I was shooting at ISO 102400, but ...
Best of the Best: 20 Years of Nature's Best Photography
Watch on YouTube 1080 HD for best quality viewing. Produced to accompany the Nature's Best Photography "Best of the Best" Exhibition, this video brings you nature photography from the past 20 years including grand prize winners, youth winners, and the Windland Smith Rice International Awards winn...
6 Wildlife Photography Tips You NEED to Know
Make your portfolio awesome at http://squarespace.com/tony Use the coupon code 'portfolio' for 10% off After 20 years of wildlife photography, Tony & Chelsea give in-depth wildlife tips about gear, location, light, animal behavior, atmosphere, mood, story, patience, and persistence. For more, S...