Synopses & Reviews
Going beyond knowing how to use a camera, this book addresses situations and skills particular to photographing outdoors and provides vital information to ensure a photographer is equipped to handle them properly. A successful nature photographer not only needs the right equipment, but must also know how to protect gear from dirt, weather, and wear. Also included is information on tracking and approaching wildlife, as well as a discussion of blinds and camouflage. This book provides an introduction to basic outdoor skills, with details on how to handle and avoid environmental hazards from poison ivy to lightning to snakes.
About the Author
Ralph LaPlant, a photographer, has been a paramedic for more than 20 years and teaches courses on emergency medicine and outdoor survival. He lives in Forest Grove, Oregon. Amy Sharpe, a naturalist, writer, and artist, is the editor and publisher of "Homespun" magazine. She lives in Bay Lake, Minnesota.