Some 59.3 million digital cameras will be sold this year-and most comes fully equipped with close-up features that let users get up close and personal with all the wonders of nature, from birds and trees to flowers and insects to underwater plants and fish. But few buyers know how to get the most from these exciting features. Digital Nature Photography Closeup lets everyone-from amateurs on up-harness this new macro power to create truly breathtaking nature photography. The author also offers advice on purchasing and using all manner of special macro equipment, i.e., lenses, extension tubes, teleconverters, microscopes, etc. In this logical follow-up to his best-selling, Digital Nature Photography, author Jon Cox uses dozens of full-color examples and clear explanations to illustrate exactly how he got that shot-and how other photographers can, too. From basic techniques, to action shots, aquarium and underwater photography, even shooting through a microscope, Digital Nature Photography Closeup is the perfect guide to exploring the fascinating world of nature.
• Many digital cameras come equppied with close-up features-but few users understand them
• Combines two of the hottest topics in photography today: digital and nature
Jon Cox, author of the acclaimed and top-selling Digital Nature Photography (0-8174-3791-6), is a well-known digital photographer. His work appears in major photography magazines, and he is the adventure photographer/writer on staff at Digital Camera. An instructor at the University of Delaware, he lives in Unionville, PA.