Digital Nature Photography: The Art and the Science

Digital Nature Photography: The Art and the Science

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by John and Barbara Gerlach, Barbara Gerlach
     
 

Digital Nature Photography is a how-to guide for photographers who want to take their work to the next level. Written by professionals with over 20 years experience, the Gerlachs reveal enlightening techniques for shooting nature images in the field. The combination of artistic approach and impeccable technique will help you capture your next great image.

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Overview

Digital Nature Photography is a how-to guide for photographers who want to take their work to the next level. Written by professionals with over 20 years experience, the Gerlachs reveal enlightening techniques for shooting nature images in the field. The combination of artistic approach and impeccable technique will help you capture your next great image.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240808567
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/11/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
648,695
Product dimensions:
9.22(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Camera and Accessories

a. Popular Camera Systems

b. Key Camera Features

c. Sensor Size

d. Camera Batteries

e. Memory Options

f. Protecting the Camera

2. Choosing and Using Lenses

a. Lens Makers

b. How Lenses Work

c. Image-stabilization

d. Lens Choices

3. Mastering Exposure

a. Exposure guideline summary

b. Exposure Basics

c. Understanding the Exposure Meter

4. Conquer Extreme Contrast with HDR

a. What is HDR?

5. Shooting Sharp Images

a. Hand-held techniques

b. Tripod Techniques

c. Avoid adding Extra Glass to the optical path

d. Optimum apertures

e. Focusing strategies

6. Focus Stacking for Incredible Depth of Field

a. What it does

7. The Crucial Role of Light

a. The Magic of Light

b. The Qualities of Light

8. Close-ups and Macro

a. Definition of the two

b. Ways to Focus Close

c. Getting Sharp Images

d. Ideal Close-up Light

9. The Power of Flash

a. Flash

b. Flash Sync Speed

c. Using Multiple Flash

10. Developing Your Eye for Composition

a. Composition-a definition

b. Composition Guidelines

11. Stunning Panoramas

a. Opportunities

12. Traveling with Camera Gear

a. Camera bags

13. The Equipment We Use

a. Camera gear

b. Office Gear

Sources

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