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

Wildlife Photography

Wildlife

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 professional work; his clients include National Geographic & Time amongst others.

  • ASIN: B07CWP7MHH

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

John Shaw's Nature Photography Field Guide

John Shaw's Nature Photography Field

An updated bestseller, this book of extraordinarily beautiful photographs of nature contains state-of-the-art instruction on how any photographer can aim for equally impressive results every time a camera is focused on the great outdoors. Even highly skilled photographers are often baffled by the problems facing them when they work outdoors. But with this exceptional field guide in hand, every photographer—beginner, serious amateur, semi-pro, and pro—can conquer the problems encountered in the field. Using his own exceptional work as examples, the author discusses each type of nature subject and how to approach photographing it. Specific advice and information cover selection of equipment and lenses; how to compose a shot; how to get close ups; and other tips covering a range of techniques to enrich various types of nature photographs.

  • ASIN: 0817440593

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.

  • Brand: Simon & Schuster
  • ASIN: 1501174134

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: B076QZQPHX

The Family Album of Wild Africa

The Family Album of Wild

Many have tried to convey the true spirit of Africa's animals in words, photography, or in music. There may be no challenge greater; Africa's fauna are vast in number and rich in diversity. In this finely crafted collection, French photographer Laurent Baheux uses the medium of black-and-white photography to capture the intricate details of both the wondrous beasts and the magnificent settings in which they dwell. This wide-ranging volume lays particular emphasis on his subjects' individual spirits--revealing all of their vulnerability while losing nothing of their raw vitality. Every photograph is so carefully composed and well lit that the details equal the evocative precision of an Old Masters portrait. Through Baheux's eyes we get close to the creatures that will both inspire and humble us all.

  • ASIN: 396171049X

Art Wolfe 2019 Wall Calendar: Travels to the Edge - Nature Photography From Around the World

Art Wolfe 2019 Wall Calendar: Travels to the

In the Art Wolfe: Travels to the Edge wall calendar, acclaimed nature photographer Art Wolfe takes us on a fantastic visual journey to the ends of the earth, revealing strange and alien landscapes while capturing nature's phenomenal beauty. Wolfe is one of the most celebrated and widely published nature photographers of our time. With penetrating photographic artistry, his work illuminates the spectacular and remote natural places of this world. 12" x 12" wall calendar (12" x 24" open). A year of Art Wolfe's amazing photography on your wall. The perfect gift for the nature enthusiast. Features exceptional photographs of landscapes, nature, wilderness, wildlife, remote places, and world travel. Frameable artbook-quality printing. Printed on paper sourced from a combination of sustainably managed forests and recycled materials. Published by Amber Lotus, an independent carbon-negative US company that has planted more than half a million trees since 2008. This calendar features US and Canadian legal holidays, phases of the moon, and important observances of the world's major religions. Wolfe's books include Edge of the Earth, Corner of the Sky and One World, One Vision: The Photography of Art Wolfe. He is also featured in the public television series Travels to the Edge.

  • Brand: Amber Lotus
  • ASIN: 1631364340
  • UPC: 762109043417

Risen Light Nature Photography of Wildlife & Bugs

Risen Light Nature Photography of Wildlife &

Over the years I have held a certain vision for the look and feel of my photography. I want it to have a soft warm look, balanced with a contrast of highlights and shadows. The soft warm light I am looking for can be seen very early in the morning as the sun is just beginning to rise. To accomplish this, I stay away from artificial flash and use natural light. Many of my pictures are not what you would see in nature and wildlife magazines. This is because they are just a little on the artistic side and slightly away from the technical, brightly lit photography that you see in some magazines and reference books. The best way to accomplish this warm look is to shoot just as the morning sun is breaking over the horizon. There is a very small window of morning light that gives everything that soft warm look and feel. This can make it very difficult to photograph wildlife. It took me several months to get pictures of wood ducks because they kept arriving to the pond after that small window of time. But eventually my patience paid off and I got the shot. That is one of the reasons our books are titled "Risen Light." The other reason for the title is that through my photography, Donna's writing, and our lives, we give honor, praise, and glory to Jesus, the true Risen Light. The photog...

  • ASIN: B007Z37J6S

Audubon Nature Wall Calendar 2019

Audubon Nature Wall Calendar

From Audubon, the renowned wildlife experts, it’s the 1 million–copy calendar that spotlights 12 months of stunning landscapes from around the world in richly detailed photographs. An   autumn sunset gives British Columbia’s Common Loon a violet glow. Snow dusts the jagged granite cliffs of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. And a moody sunset graces the beaches of the Channel Islands. Definitive, informational captions amplify each photograph, making this FSC-certified paper calendar perfect for nature lovers and green enthusiasts.

  • Color: Audubon Nature Wall Calendar
  • Brand: BJdesign
  • ASIN: 1523503637

National Geographic The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals

National Geographic The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest

The lush and unique photography in this book represents National Geographic's Photo Ark, a major initiative and lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals—especially those that are endangered. His powerful message, conveyed with humor, compassion, and art: to know these animals is to save them. Sartore is circling the globe, visiting zoos and wildlife rescue centers to create studio portraits of 12,000 species, with an emphasis on those facing extinction. Wiht a goal of photographing every animal in captivity in the world, he has photographed more than 6,000 already and now, thanks to a multi-year partnership with National Geographic, he may reach his goal. This book showcases his animal portraits: from tiny to mammoth, from the Florida grasshopper sparrow to the greater one-horned rhinoceros. Paired with the eloquent prose of veteran wildlife writer Douglas Chadwick, and an inspiring foreword from Harrison Ford, this book presents a thought-provoking argument for saving all the species of our planet.

  • Brand: National Geographic
  • ASIN: 1426217773

Wildlife of the World

Wildlife of the

Wildlife of the World takes you on a journey through some of the most scenic and rich animal habitats — from the Amazon rain forests to the Himalayas, the Sahara to the South Pole — meeting the most important animals in each ecosystem along the way.In Wildlife of the World truly spectacular portrait-style photography brings you "face-to-face" with individual animals in up-close and engrossing profiles on how the animals interact with their environments, mate, survive, and even play.From the shaggy musk ox foraging in the Canadian high arctic to the angered Scottish wildcat prowling the Highlands to the rock-climbing gelada monkey of Ethiopia, each animal featured in Wildlife of the World plays a key role in its environment. An additional eighty-page illustrated reference section on the animal kingdom explains the animal groups and profiles additional species.Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.

  • Brand: Dk Pub
  • ASIN: 1465438041

The New Art of Photographing Nature: An Updated Guide to Composing Stunning Images of Animals, Nature, and Landscapes

The New Art of Photographing Nature: An Updated

A new spin on the classic guide to composing stunning images of nature and wildlife What is the difference between a good picture and a great one? In this fully revised edition of the classic bestseller The Art of Photographing Nature, master photographer Art Wolfe and former Audubon photo editor Martha Hill team up to explain the art of composing images of enduring beauty. Against a backdrop of more than 250 photographs of nature, wildlife, and landscapes, they share insights and advice about what works and what doesn’t, and how small changes can take an image from ordinary to extraordinary. Throughout, all-new tips from digital imaging expert Tim Grey show readers how to make the most of digital technology, whether by choosing the right color space, understanding sensor size, or removing distracting elements in post-processing. The result is an invaluable collection of expert advice updated for the modern age.

  • ASIN: B009MYAW12

Photography: Night Sky: A Field Guide for Shooting after Dark

Photography: Night Sky: A Field Guide for Shooting

Photography: Night Sky will give you the tips and techniques you need to take stunning photographs in the dark.You’ll learn how to overcome the unique issues that confront nighttime photographers and capture images of whichyou’ll be proud.Co-author Jennifer Wu, an elite Canon “Explorer of Light” professional photographer, has become renowned for herability to capture nighttime phenomena, from quarter-phase moon rises to shooting stars to the ephemeral MilkyWay. this new guide reveals her methods and concentrates on photographing four principal subjects: stars as pointsof light, star trails, the moon, and twilight. these subjects share common photo techniques and considerations, buteach also requires a distinct approach. Once captured, your digital images must be fi nished on the computer; coauthorand author of the bestselling Photography: Outdoors, James Martin, delves into the settings and proceduresthat elevate an image from mundane to striking.This clear and practical guide will help photographers of all levels portray the stunning spectacle of the night sky, preserving those special memories and moments from a life outdoors.

  • Brand: Mountaineers Books
  • ASIN: B00IUP9NP0

Donald M. Jones' Wild Montana

Donald M. Jones' Wild

Wild Montana, featuring award-winning wildlife photographer Donald M. Jones, beautifully showcases wild creatures of his home state. Whether on two wings or four feet, none are too small for Jones to capture with his camera. He has photographed Montana's wild in the state's three main habitat zones: lush forests, craggy mountains, and open plains. His lifework, widely published in several photo books and national periodicals, come together in this gorgeous volume of candid images of Montana's wild creatures amid spectacular scenery. Humor, threat, glee, concentration, curiosity, inventiveness, and many more moods appear in these rich color images, which span species and seasons in the Northern Rockies. Jones' informative, and often humorous, captions offer a little natural history along with personal tales that allow the viewer to experience moments in the life of a wildlife photographer.

  • ASIN: 1560377097

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: The Masters of Nature Photography Volume Two

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: The Masters of

The master photographers making up this volume are Tim Laman (Lexington, MA), Brian Skerry (Uxbridge, MA), Steve Winter (Hoboken, NJ) Art Wolfe (Seattle), Hannu Hautala (Finland), Klaus Nigge (Germany), Thomas P. Peschak (Germany/South Africa), Tui de Roy (New Zealand), Cyril Ruoso (France), and Stefano Unterthiner (Italy). These influential artists provide us with insight into the natural world, from vast, beautiful landscapes and genuinely wild creatures in their natural habitat to spectacular shots of natural phenomena, groundbreaking underwater images and outstanding photojournalism. Each portfolio profiles the photographer—their approach, influences and aims—and displays 10 iconic images reflecting their work's range. The accompanying captions focus on why the images are special for the photographer as well as telling the stories behind their creation. Revealing the inspiration behind some of the world’s most important nature photographs, this beautiful book will captivate art enthusiasts, photographers and all those with a passion for nature.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0565093932

Wildlife Photography: On Safari with your DSLR: Equipment, Techniques, Workflow

Wildlife Photography: On Safari with your DSLR: Equipment,

  • ASIN: B00VB464L8

Wild America: Near Water's Edge: Nature Photography, Wildlife Facts, and Nature Writing (Wild America Series)

Wild America: Near Water's Edge: Nature Photography, Wildlife

. Wild AmericaNear Water's EdgeThe Wild America series presents simultaneous views of nature through the photographs and words of two siblings—photographer Jerry Owens and freelance writer and author Nancy Owens Barnes.The series combines Owens’ intriguing visuals and comments, along with Barnes’ factual narrative on each species, sprinkled with nature-related essays and other pieces, as well as quotations of well-known naturalists and nature writers—all combined with the purpose of sharing and increasing awareness and respect of one’s natural surroundings.The four volumes that make up this series each contains a kaleidoscope of 100 or more of Owens’ images divided into three primary sections focusing on mammals, birds, and landscapes. These volumes include: Across Plains and ValleysNear Water’s EdgeInto the WoodsToward High HorizonsEach highlights wildlife in a particular environment, ranging from lower to higher elevation habitats. For instance, Across Plains and Valleys focuses on wildlife found in lower-elevation brushlands and grasslands. Near Water’s Edge focuses on riparian areas where land meets water, such as along rivers, streams, and around lakes. Into the Woods presents wildlife relating to forested areas, while Toward High Horizons includes mammals a...

  • ASIN: B00IMKZJ7O

Close Up Photography in Nature

Close Up Photography in

Capturing the grandeur of landscapes or mood of a certain natural light is challenging but often the simple details of a texture or color evade photographers most of all. In Close Up Photography in Nature, best-selling authors and nature photography pros, John and Barbara Gerlach, share the tips and techniques necessary to successfully photograph the beauty all around you.  The Gerlachs are celebrated teachers who understand a photographer's mind so they begin this book with a brief overview of the fundamentals before delving into some of the more advanced and unique challenges of close up photography. Topics covered include: advanced flash techniques specific for close up shooting, as well as a discussion on focus stacking strategies and tilt-shift lenses for getting maximum depth-of-field. The Gerlachs also discuss their strategy of mixing flash with natural light when shooting close up, which opens up all sorts of photographic possibilities – opening up shadows, creating shadows, separating the subject from the background, reducing contrast between the subject and the background, improving the color rendition, shooting sharper images, and much more. This book will change the way you see the world as well as the way you share it through your work! the world through yo...

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0415835895

John Shaw's Guide to Digital Nature Photography

John Shaw's Guide to Digital Nature

Photography legend John Shaw returns with his much-anticipated guide to digital nature photography, complete with more than 250 extraordinarily beautiful photographs. For over four decades, John Shaw’s authentic voice and trusted advice has helped photographers achieve impressive shots in the great outdoors. In his first-ever book on digital photography, Shaw provides in-depth advice on everything from equipment and lenses to thorough coverage of digital topics including how to use the histogram. In addition, he offers inspirational and frank insight that goes far beyond the nuts and bolts of photography, explaining that successful photos come from having a vision, practicing, and then acquiring the equipment needed to accomplish the intention. Easily digestible and useful for every type of photographer, and complete with more than 250 jaw-dropping images, John Shaw’s Guide to Digital Nature Photography is the one book you’ll need to beautifully capture the world around you.From the Trade Paperback edition.

  • ASIN: B00N6PERAA
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