In this richly illustrated book, and then take your skills to the next level in order to capture action shots, illustrate birds in their habitats, you’ll learn how to be in the right place at the right time and how to obtain tack sharp portraits, and portray birds in evocative and artistic ways. Building on basic technical topics such as camera choice, and camera settings, lens choice, compositional decisions, Marie reveals how fieldcraft, and knowledge of bird behavior contribute greatly to a successful bird photograph.
Mastering Bird Photography: The Art, Craft, and Technique of Photographing Birds and Their Behavior #ad - Throughout the book, bird behavior insights provide bird photographers of all skill levels a wealth of essential insider information that will help you produce images that stand out from the crowd. Topics include:equipment and accessoriesfocus, water, exposure, and lightComposition and creativityBird photography ethicsCapturing bird behaviorStorytelling imagesAction and in-flight shotsBackyard photo studioWeather, and moodTop bird photo sites in North AmericaBasic image editing…and much more.
Learn the Art of Bird Photography: The Complete Field Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Photographers and BirdersTim Boyer Photography LLC #ad - Bird photography can be difficult, but with this book you will learn how to make it easier, and you’ll learn how to be more successful and create beautiful images. This book contains more information about bird photography techniques than any other book on the market today. There’s a complete list of the bird photography hot spots in North America by week -so you’ll know where and when to go! This book is designed to make you successful in your quest to photograph birds and create stunning bird images.
Learn the art of bird photography is a comprehensive field guide to bird photography – so you can create beautiful bird images. There are comprehensive chapters on: how to set up your camera for bird photography, depth of field, the basics of light, composition, exposure, practice sessions at the end of each chapter so you’ll master the concepts and techniques quickly, how to master your camera and settings, how to get the best point of view, the best settings for photographing birds in flight for beginners and intermediate photographers, and how to get sharp photos.
Wildlife PhotographyIlex Press #ad - More than that, though, it takes a practical approach. It comprehensively introduces natural-history and wildlife photography techniques alongside truly useful tips about what gear you'll need and what you can avoid in your pursuit of perfection. It is illustrated by the author's professional work; his clients include National Geographic & Time amongst others.
Wildlife Photography #ad - Those challenges are perhaps why so many enthusiast photographers aspire to perfect their images in this area; to get their work recognised by the photographic community as well as record their experiences. This book reveals more world-class images with every turn. There is nothing quite so satisfying as capturing a stunning wildlife photograph; a good one will reflect practice, patience, careful equipment choice and dedication.
Bird Photography: A Beginner's Guide to Mastering the Art of Capturing Stunning Images of Birds#ad - With camera in hand, you now have the ability to pause time, take a step back and really see what our incredible world has to offer. Avid birder and wildlife photographer mark smith takes you under his wing and shows you how to start capturing your own breathtaking images of birds by explaining everything you need to know about bird photography in an easy to understand conversational tone that makes sense out of the often confusing jargon of the photography world.
Filled with personal stories that demonstrate crucial bird photography facts and overflowing with beautiful bird images that not only inspire but also include all relevant camera settings used to capture them. Mark's enthusiasm for the natural world and photography is contagious! A must read. Matt in florida“an easy read filled with valuable bird photography tips and techniques I wish I knew years ago.
Bird Photography: A Beginner's Guide to Mastering the Art of Capturing Stunning Images of Birds #ad - Betty in alabama“the color illustrations and beautiful bird photographs made everything so much easier to understand. Phil in the uk“i just wanted to say thank you for making photography fun, inspiring and exciting. Bird photography is something anyone can do. Mark Smith. This bird photography book teaches you all of this information and so much more while at the same time encouraging you to get outside and explore our incredible planet all while having fun.
I created this book for a very simple reason: to share my passion for finding and photographing amazing birds with people from all over the world.
Secrets of Backyard Bird PhotographyRocky Nook #ad - This book covers all aspects of backyard bird photography, perches, including the best camera equipment to use and the basics of attracting birds using bird feeders, backgrounds, and photo blinds. Photographing birds in your backyard is a convenient, rewarding, and addictive adventure. Chris hansen teaches techniques for creating professional-quality images of the subjects right in your yard.
Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography #ad - In this book, author and wildlife photographer J. Secrets of backyard bird photography contains a collection of beautiful, detailed images that illustrate the important aspects of creating stunning photographs of the birds right in your backyard. You'll learn about the common camera settings and composition styles used to create outstanding backyard bird images.
. Secrets of backyard Bird Photography is a guide to that pursuit. This book also offers ideas and examples of ways to exhibit your photography, including step-by-step instructions for a variety of fun, easy projects for the do-it-yourselfer.
The Landscape Photography Book: The step-by-step techniques you need to capture breathtaking landscape photos like the prosRocky Nook #ad - From epic scenes at sunrise to capturing streams and waterfalls with that smooth, sweeping panoramas, and from photographing the night sky or the Milky Way to creating breathtaking, silky look, Scott has got you covered. Among many other topics, you’ll learn:• The secrets to getting super-sharp, crisp images without having to buy a new lens.
Exactly which camera settings work best for landscape photography and why and which ones you should avoid. Where to focus your camera for tack-sharp images from foreground to background. How to shoot beautiful high dynamic range images and stunning panoramas and even HDR panos!, along with how to post-process them like a pro.
How to create captivating long-exposure landscape shots that wow your viewers. What gear you need, which accessories work best, what gear you can skip, and a ton of killer tips that will not only help you create better images, but make the entire experience thatmuch more fun. It’s all here, to the shoot, it’s just one topic per page, from the planning, to the post-processing—taking your images from flat to fabulous—and best of all, so you’ll get straight to the info you need fast.
The Landscape Photography Book: The step-by-step techniques you need to capture breathtaking landscape photos like the pros #ad - Scott shares all his secrets and time-tested techniques, as he discusses everything from his go-to essential gear and camera settings to the landscape photography techniques you need to create absolutely stunning images. Right here, in this book, pro photographer and award-winning author Scott Kelby teaches you how to shoot and edit jaw-dropping landscape photographs.
There has never been a landscape book like it!table of contentschapter 1: essential gearchapter 2: camera settings & panoschapter 6: Long ExposuresChapter 7: Starry Skies & LensesChapter 3: Before Your ShootChapter 4: CompositionChapter 5: HDR & the Milky WayChapter 8: Post-ProcessingChapter 9: Even More TipsChapter 10: Landscape Recipes .
Wildlife Photography: Proven Techniques for Capturing Stunning Digital ImagesFalcon Guides #ad - But good gear doesn’t guarantee good results, and that’s where Wildlife Photography can help you succeed. Also included is an introduction to post-production computer skills that can really bring your photos to life. In this handy reference you will find information on camera equipment, how to frame shots and make split-second decisions, proper photography technique, and how to gain and apply specific knowledge about the animals you are hoping to photograph.
Recent advances in camera technology have made wildlife photography so reasonable anyone can get hooked. Viewing wildlife in action is always a pleasure–capturing that action with your camera is one of the most rewarding and challenging ways to become even closer to Nature. Birders, hikers, national-park visitors, and international travelers are all discovering the joys of wildlife photography.
A Season on the Wind: Inside the World of Spring MigrationHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Now climate change threatens to disrupt patterns of migration and the delicate balance between birds, seasons, and habitats. One such place is along Lake Erie in northwestern Ohio. But wind farms—popular as green energy sources—can be disastrous for birds if built in the wrong places. There, the peak of spring migration is so spectacular that it attracts bird watchers from around the globe, culminating in one of the world’s biggest birding festivals.
A Season on the Wind: Inside the World of Spring Migration #ad - Millions of winged migrants pass through the region, some traveling thousands of miles, performing epic feats of endurance and navigating with stunning accuracy. Every spring, billions of birds sweep north, driven by ancient instincts to return to their breeding grounds. A close look at one season in one key site that reveals the amazing science and magic of spring bird migration, and the perils of human encroachment.
This vast parade often goes unnoticed, except in a few places where these small travelers concentrate in large numbers. This is a fascinating and urgent study of the complex issues that affect bird migration.
Peterson Reference Guide to Sparrows of North America Peterson Reference GuidesHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Sparrows are harder to pin down. This is an essential guide to identifying 76 kinds, along with a fascinating history of human interactions with them. Sparrows are as complicated as they are common. What, is a sparrow? all birders and many non‑birders have essentially the same mental image of a pelican, or a flamingo, exactly, a duck, and a guide dedicated to waxwings or kingfishers would need nothing more than a sketch and a single sentence to satisfactorily identify its subject.
This book includes not just facts and measurements, but stories—of how birds got their names and how they were discovered—of their entanglement with human history. . This book covers one family Passerellidae, which includes towhees and juncos, and 76 members of the sparrow clan. Birds have a human history, their taxonomic fortunes and misfortunes, too, beginning with their significance to native cultures and continuing through their discovery by science, and their prospects for survival in a world with ever less space for wild creatures.
Photo Therapy Motivation and Wisdom: Discovering the Power of Pictures#ad - Looking, creating your own reality, learning is health, it’s never too late to be what you might Have Been, Light and Color Therapy, and What Does Your Photography Mean to You? The book also includes more than 20 “missions” that you can accept in your quest to expand your photographic horizons.
This very personal book is filled with rick’s photo and life wisdom – wisdom he has gained by spending almost an entire lifetime – starting in the late 1950’s with developing pictures in his parents’ basement – involved in photography in many forms and fashions. Yet, rick feels as though it is his most important work.
Photo Therapy Motivation and Wisdom: Discovering the Power of Pictures #ad - Unlike rick sammon's 39 other best-selling and photo-rich books, Photo Therapy Motivation and Wisdom – Discovering the Power of Pictures, has no photographs between the covers. Rather, he’d like you to imagine your own pictures – and potential pictures – while he is describing a situation, process, 000-word text, technique, in reading the 35, feeling or emotion.
Chapters include: Emotional Intelligence for Photographers, Seeing vs. One of rick’s favorites: “When you are through changing, you are through. Bruce Barton. Or as stated by famed black-and-white landscape photographer Ansel Adams, “The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it.
It’s not that rick is tired of having to "lug around a camera, " as Lewis Hine said, it’s just that he thinks the motivational and inspirational message of this book is better expressed without showing his own pictures. He trusts this book will make you think – hard – about your photography, and about how using your brain, the best photo “accessory, ” will help you become a better photographer.
The New Art of Photographing Nature: An Updated Guide to Composing Stunning Images of Animals, Nature, and LandscapesAmphoto Books #ad - Against a backdrop of more than 250 photographs of nature, and landscapes, they share insights and advice about what works and what doesn’t, wildlife, and how small changes can take an image from ordinary to extraordinary. Throughout, understanding sensor size, whether by choosing the right color space, all-new tips from digital imaging expert Tim Grey show readers how to make the most of digital technology, or removing distracting elements in post-processing.
The New Art of Photographing Nature: An Updated Guide to Composing Stunning Images of Animals, Nature, and Landscapes #ad - A new spin on the classic guide to composing stunning images of nature and wildlife What is the difference between a good picture and a great one? In this fully revised edition of the classic bestseller The Art of Photographing Nature, master photographer Art Wolfe and former Audubon photo editor Martha Hill team up to explain the art of composing images of enduring beauty.
The result is an invaluable collection of expert advice updated for the modern age.