National Audubon Society Guide to Photographing America's National Parks
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National Audubon Society Guide to Photographing America's National Parks

by Tim Fitzharris
     
 

A comprehensive guide to photographing one of America's greatest naturals wonders by a leading expert.

In this exciting book, Tim Fitzharris reveals his personal secrets of the wheres and how-tos of photographing America's treasured national parks, and his stunning photographs illustrate the most important elements of good composition and use of light.

Overview

A comprehensive guide to photographing one of America's greatest naturals wonders by a leading expert.

In this exciting book, Tim Fitzharris reveals his personal secrets of the wheres and how-tos of photographing America's treasured national parks, and his stunning photographs illustrate the most important elements of good composition and use of light.

National Audubon Society Guide to Photographing America's National Parks lists practical tips on traveling through the national parks, working in remote locations and making the best of "roughing it" in the wilderness. In all, Fitzharris provides an overflowing kit of expert advice, artistic insight and tried-and-true techniques.

Features include:

  • Favorite national parks and preferred shooting locations in each
  • How to recognize picturesque views off the beaten path
  • The advantages and limitations of digital equipment
  • Technical references specific to digital cameras (and non-digital cameras, too)
  • Issues to consider when shooting natural scenes and wildlife
  • Practical advice for choosing and using the latest equipment
  • Tips on filtering, composition, lighting, color and exposure
  • Valuable advice on working in remote locales
  • Post-capture image manipulation.
  • This practical and beautiful guidebook is useful for the hobby photographer, the experienced shutterbug and any tourist looking to record an adventure.

    Editorial Reviews

    Outdoor Photographer
    Discover useful tips on traveling through national parks, working in remote locations and choosing the right digital equipment for shooting nature. Detailed maps are also included.
    The Photograph Collector
    The book is copiously illustrated with 250 color photographs taken by the author, each accompanied by descriptive text of the particular photographic techniques and settings involved.
    SciTech Book News
    From where to see the best scenic views to how to take close-ups of wildflowers, Fitzharris (nature columnist, Popular Photography & Imaging magazine) makes recommendations on taking professional-looking photographs of the attractions of 21 of America's most popular national parks (from Acadia in Maine to Zion in Utah). Digital photo basics and techniques are explained and illustrated in 250 color photos. The 8.5 x 8.5 guide includes a map of park locations, contact information, and a reading list.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781554074556
    Publisher:
    Firefly Books, Limited
    Publication date:
    02/15/2009
    Pages:
    192
    Product dimensions:
    8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

    Meet the Author

    Tim Fitzharris is well known to legions of photographers who read his monthly nature column in Popular Photography. He is the author of more than 25 photography books, including the remarkable National Audubon Society Guide to Nature Photography.

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