Garden Photography: A Professional Guide

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Superb color photography, an authoritative text, and an engaging and artistic approach make this the most inspiring guide to capturing the garden in all its varied splendor. With the invaluable information found here, photographers who already have a solid photographic grounding will reach their goal of taking publishable, magazine-quality pictures. Of course, all the general points are covered, such as equipment, film, composition, exposure, and light. But most importantly, there’s an in-depth focus on garden ...

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Overview

Superb color photography, an authoritative text, and an engaging and artistic approach make this the most inspiring guide to capturing the garden in all its varied splendor. With the invaluable information found here, photographers who already have a solid photographic grounding will reach their goal of taking publishable, magazine-quality pictures. Of course, all the general points are covered, such as equipment, film, composition, exposure, and light. But most importantly, there’s an in-depth focus on garden specifics, such as changes through the seasons, different locations, plant portraits, garden buildings, and backyard wildlife. With this knowledge, even amateur photographers will successfully make their pictures pay.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861083920
  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, Limited
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Pages: 156
  • Product dimensions: 10.32 (w) x 10.28 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 8
Part 1 Techniques and Equipment
1 Equipment and Film 16
2 Digital Photography 32
3 Composing the Picture 44
4 Exposure and Metering 56
5 Light 68
Part 2 In the Garden
6 The Seasons 82
7 Plant Portraits and Plant Associations 94
8 Garden Buildings and Ornaments 108
9 Wildlife in the Garden 116
10 Making Your Pictures Pay 130
Appendix Locations 140
Glossary 146
Bibliography 150
About the author 151
Index of Plants 152
Index 154
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