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John Shaw's Nature Photography Field Guide: The Nature Photographer's Complete Guide to Professional Field Techniques (Photography for All Levels: Intermediate)by John Shaw
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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.
Book News Annotation:
Providing instruction on technical matters as well as creative advice, Shaw (a nature photographer) guides the reader through the process of shooting landscapes, close-ups, and animal portraits. Specific chapters discuss basics like exposure, equipment and film, lenses, composition, and working in the field. The book prominently features Shaw's color photography. This is a revised edition of Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
In this manual, noted wildlife and scenic photographer John Shaw draws on his experience to demonstrate how to overcome the problems of taking nature photographs outdoors. Using his own colour images as examples, he discusses each type of subject and situation you may encounter.
An updated bestseller, this book of extraordinarily beautiful photos of nature contains state-of-the-art instruction on how photographers can aim for equally impressive results every time a camera is focused on the great outdoors. Shaw discusses each type of nature subject and how to approach photographing it. 210 color illustrations.
About the Author
John Shaw is the author of many enduring bestsellers, including six previous Amphoto books. His photographs are frequently featured in National Wildlife, Outdoor Photographer, Natural History, Sierra, and Audubon magazines, as well as in calendars, books, and advertisements. He lives in Colorado Springs.
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