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Digital Wildlife Photography

by David Tipling
     
 

The ultimate reference for aspiring and established natural history photographers.

Digital photography has quickly become the norm for all photographers. For those shooting wildlife in particular, it has opened new realms of expression and technique. This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is suitable for photographers of all levels of experience and

Overview

The ultimate reference for aspiring and established natural history photographers.

Digital photography has quickly become the norm for all photographers. For those shooting wildlife in particular, it has opened new realms of expression and technique. This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is suitable for photographers of all levels of experience and covers all aspects of using digital equipment for wildlife photography.

Wildlife photographer David Tipling explains how digital equipment has changed the art of photography and shows how photographers can adapt their craft to exploit this new technology. He guides the reader carefully through every aspect of digital wildlife photography, referencing his own stunning photographs with technical notes and detailed captions. Concise instructions are provided for cameras and lenses, field craft, locations, composition, post-processing, image manipulation,
publication and more.

Chapters include:

  • Getting started
  • Taking pictures
  • Field techniques
  • Creative techniques
  • The digital darkroom
  • Working in RAW
  • Basic image adjustments inside Adobe PhotoShop™
  • Storage and backup
  • Printing and scanning
  • Examples from the wild
  • The business of wildlife photography.

The author addresses those challenges unique to wildlife photography and offers solutions and advice based on years of field experience using both conventional and digital equipment.

Editorial Reviews

Wavelength
Fabulous photos on every page illustrate a text written in a personal style, drawing on the author's experiences with photographing animals in the studio and the field. This is a useful guide for anyone wanting to learn more about digital photography and how to take stunning wildlife photographs using new technology and techniques. Even experienced photographers will benefit from learning how Tipling approaches his work, and can apply his techniques to their own way of working. Amateur photographers can read and practice now, and be ready for encounters with wildlife during the paddling season!

— Diana Mumford

Wavelength - Diana Mumford
Fabulous photos on every page illustrate a text written in a personal style, drawing on the author's experiences with photographing animals in the studio and the field. This is a useful guide for anyone wanting to learn more about digital photography and how to take stunning wildlife photographs using new technology and techniques. Even experienced photographers will benefit from learning how Tipling approaches his work, and can apply his techniques to their own way of working. Amateur photographers can read and practice now, and be ready for encounters with wildlife during the paddling season!
The Cottager
Tipling provides valuable information and techniques to take the best pictures possible by making the right adjustments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781554073054
Publisher:
Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date:
09/14/2007
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.87(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

David Tipling is a professional wildlife photographer and birder, whose work has been widely published. He has won many awards, including the prestigious Nature Photographer of the Year, and is the author of several books.

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