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National Audubon Society Guide to Nature Photography: Digital Edition

by Tim Fitzharris
     
 

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A professional course in digital nature photography.

National Audubon Society Guide to Nature Photography is a comprehensive reference and inspiring guide to taking outstanding photographs of the great outdoors. Renowned photographer Tim Fitzharris shares his foolproof techniques, emphasizing digital photography field procedures for a wide variety

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A professional course in digital nature photography.

National Audubon Society Guide to Nature Photography is a comprehensive reference and inspiring guide to taking outstanding photographs of the great outdoors. Renowned photographer Tim Fitzharris shares his foolproof techniques, emphasizing digital photography field procedures for a wide variety of nature shots.

Everything needed to achieve professional results is covered, including:

  • The best digital equipment, and how to use it
  • Detailed insider field techniques for photographing mammals, birds, insects, amphibians, reptiles, wildflowers, wilderness landscapes, seascapes and more
  • Getting a correct digital exposure every time
  • Using filters (with before-and-after examples)
  • Fine art composition
  • Photographing scenes for maximum sharpness
  • Shooting postcard-perfect sunrises and sunsets
  • Digital processing
  • Preparing digital captures for publication.

Packed with tips and strategies, this outstanding guide is ideal for beginners, advanced amateurs and professionals. The information is presented in a conversational style and accompanied by hundreds of stunning examples of the author's photographs.

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Editorial Reviews

Booklist
The author provides practical advice for both the craft and art of nature photography.
— Nancy Bent
Kitchener Record
[Review of related edition:] Proven techniques and advice for making top-quality, award-winning photos... inspiring images.
Shutterbug
[Review of related edition:] The perfect guide to aid in your quest for the perfect shot... bounty of fantastic tips.
— C.A. Boylan
Victoria Times-Colonist
[Review of related edition:] Striking images... A practical and pretty volume that both photographers and nature lovers will enjoy.
— Don Denton
Saskatoon Star Phoenix
[Review of related edition:] Many good tips and some amazing photos.
— Bill Robertson
Halifax Chronicle Herald
[Review of related edition:] The book is the product of someone who is in tune with the natural world.
— Len Wagg (Photo Editor)
Chicago Sun-Times
[Review of related edition:] Chock full of tips and color illustrations to help you.
— Dolores and Roger Flaherty
The Outdoor Edge
[Review of related edition:] The perfect guide book for beginners or photographers that want to expand and hone their photographic skills... everything you need to know.
Great Falls Tribune
Just looking through this book of gorgeous pictures will encourage casual photographers to improve their technique.
DentonImages.com
Another beautifully illustrated book covering all aspects of nature photography, covering gear, techniques (both cameras and dealing with wildlife), basic composition, using light, and Macro. Offers a wealth of information to even the most seasoned photographers, highly recommended.
Garry Black Photography (GarryBlack.com
This instructional book provides information that covers all the basic technical aspects of photography.
— Garry Black
Garry Black Photography (GarryBlack.com)
This instructional book provides information that covers all the basic technical aspects of photography.
— Garry Black
Booklist - Nancy Bent
The author provides practical advice for both the craft and art of nature photography... Although the text assumes that the user has basic knowledge of photographic principles, it will be useful for just about anyone who wants to move beyond a simple point-and-shoot camera.
Garry Black Photography (GarryBlack.com - Garry Black
[review of related edition] This instructional book provides information that covers all the basic technical aspects of photography, as well as chapters on picture design and close-ups, wildlife, nature and landscape photography.
The Olympian, WA - Sharon Wootton
A Fitzharris guide is always worth the price.
Shutterbug - C.A. Boylan
[Review of related edition:] The perfect guide to aid in your quest for the perfect shot... a bounty of fantastic tips... 200 illustrations that serve to both inspire and educate.
Victoria Times-Colonist - Don Denton
[Review of related edition:] Striking images... rendered in gorgeous color... This is a practical and pretty volume that both photographers and nature lovers will enjoy.
Saskatoon Star Phoenix - Bill Robertson
[Review of related edition:] Many good tips and some amazing photos.
Halifax Chronicle Herald - Len Wagg (Photo Editor)
[Review of related edition:] Featuring animals and landscapes from all over the world, the book is the product of someone who is in tune with the natural world, and it shows.
Chicago Sun-Times - Dolores and Roger Flaherty
[Review of related edition:] Chock full of tips and color illustrations to help you.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781554073924
Publisher:
Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date:
09/12/2008
Edition description:
Revised edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
345,842
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Tim Fitzharris is well known for his regular column in Popular Photography and Imaging magazine. He is the author and photographer of more than 30 books, including National Audubon Society Guide to Landscape Photography; Rocky Mountains; and Big Sky. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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