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Photographing Big Sur: Where to Find Perfect Shots and How to Take Them
     

Photographing Big Sur: Where to Find Perfect Shots and How to Take Them

by Douglas Steakley
 

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An exciting series that combines wanderlust with the art of photography.
The rugged Big Sur coastline is one of the most photogenic in the world. Th e route along Highway 1 dips down to pristine beaches and climbs precariously high above the Pacific, offering sweeping panoramic views. There is also a great variety of wildlife, including gray whales, porpoises,

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An exciting series that combines wanderlust with the art of photography.
The rugged Big Sur coastline is one of the most photogenic in the world. Th e route along Highway 1 dips down to pristine beaches and climbs precariously high above the Pacific, offering sweeping panoramic views. There is also a great variety of wildlife, including gray whales, porpoises, sea lions, and elephant seals. Patient and lucky photographers might also spot endangered California condors riding the thermals. This book describes the best photo locations for novices and professionals alike, beginning with Point Lobos and continuing south to Hearst Castle and San Simeon. Clear directions and detailed maps are here too. Professional photographer Doug Steakley guides you to the right place at the right time of day to get memorable photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881509281
Publisher:
Countryman Press, The
Publication date:
03/07/2011
Series:
Photographer's Guide Series
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,293,190
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.36(d)

Meet the Author

Douglas Steakley is the author of several books,
among them The Photographer’s Guide to the California
Coast and The Photographer’s Guide to Big Sur (Countryman). His work has appeared in many magazines, including Outside, Architectural Digest,
Backpacker, and Art and Antiques. Steakley leads photo workshops and tours internationally; he has also received the Ansel Adams Award from the Sierra Club for his environmental photography.

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