Butterfly Photographer's Handbook: A Comprehensive Reference for Nature Photographers

Butterfly Photographer's Handbook: A Comprehensive Reference for Nature Photographers

by William B Folsom
     
 

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An in-depth look at butterflies and how to best capture them on film, this fascinating handbook is equal parts field guide and photography handbook. A complete overview of the winged creatures’ ecological system is provided, which details everything from species identification and the habits and habitats of North American butterflies to differentiating moths

Overview

An in-depth look at butterflies and how to best capture them on film, this fascinating handbook is equal parts field guide and photography handbook. A complete overview of the winged creatures’ ecological system is provided, which details everything from species identification and the habits and habitats of North American butterflies to differentiating moths from butterflies and learning where and when it is best to find these beautiful insects. Armed with a solid understanding of butterfly biology, photographers can then comfortably explore the technological aspects of nature photography. Composition, white balance, focus, and exposure advice is combined with invaluable tips on using a flash and digital manipulation.

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The time spent in reading [this book] and practicing the techniques it describes will be more than worth the while.
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"The time spent in reading [this book] . . . and practicing the techniques it describes will be more than worth the while."  —wellreadnaturalist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584282471
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2009
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

William B. Folsom is the resident photographer for Meadowlark Botanical Gardens and a photography instructor. He is the author of "Art and Science of Butterfly Photography." He lives in McClean, Virginia.

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