An Essential Guide to Bird Photography by Steve Young
Capture the beauty of birds on filmwhether they're in flight, feeding, bathing, or even mating. One of the world's top bird photographers, whose work has appeared in Birdwatch and Outdoor Photography, offers enthusiasts a comprehensive introduction to this exacting but satisfying art. He covers all aspects of shooting, from setting up a hide in your garden to finding rarities. The invaluable advice includes tips on: * Choosing the right camera, lenses, film, and accessories for the job * Selecting the best location and approach * Taking great photos even in difficult situations * Improving your technique immeasurably. A "surgery" section demonstrates how to learn from mistakes, trouble shoot, archive your pictures, and submit work to publications. It's the finest photographic handbook of its kindand a most delightful account of one patient artist's passion for birds and their continuing protection in the wild.