Photography Night Sky: A Field Guide For Shooting After Dark

Photography Night Sky: A Field Guide For Shooting After Dark

by Jennifer Wu, James Martin

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Photography Night Sky: A Field Guide For Shooting After Dark by Jennifer Wu, James Martin

Photography: Night Sky will give you the tips and techniques you need to take stunning photographs in the dark.
You’ll learn how to overcome the unique issues that confront nighttime photographers and capture images of which you’ll be proud.

Co-author Jennifer Wu, an elite Canon “Explorer of Light” professional photographer, has become renowned for her ability to capture nighttime phenomena, from quarter-phase moon rises to shooting stars to the ephemeral Milky
Way. this new guide reveals her methods and concentrates on photographing four principal subjects: stars as points of light, star trails, the moon, and twilight. these subjects share common photo techniques and considerations, but each also requires a distinct approach. Once captured, your digital images must be fi nished on the computer; coauthor and author of the bestselling Photography: Outdoors, James Martin, delves into the settings and procedures that elevate an image from mundane to striking.

This clear and practical guide will help photographers of all levels portray the stunning spectacle of the night sky, preserving those special memories and moments from a life outdoors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594858383
Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date: 04/15/2014
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 207,053
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author






A trip leader for Joseph Van Os Photo Safaris, JAMES MARTIN has contributed to Outdoor Photographer magazine and has seventeen books to his credit. For the Planet Ice project, he has ventured to Antarctica, Greenland, Baffin Island, the Alaska Range, Mount Everest, Patagonia, Central Africa's Ruwenzori Mountains, Mount Kilimanjaro, the Alps, the Canadian Rockies, Glacier National Park in Montana, Ecuador's volcanoes, Washington State's Cascade Mountains, Alaska's North Slope, the Three Gorges in China's Yunnan Province, and Shishapangma, also in China. He is represented by Getty Images and ImageState. For more information on Martin and his newly released book with Braided River, please visit www.planeticebook.com or Planet Ice.

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MarcusMH More than 1 year ago
WOW! So much usable information I ended up highlighting almost 80  percent of every page. Easy to read, understand and use. If you want to learn how to photograph the stars including light painting this is a terrific book.