Travel Photography

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National Geographic Books, 2010 - Photography - 159 pages
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This superb practical guide to travel photography combines the best of all worlds: convenient size, comprehensive coverage, and useful, straightforward advice from the experts of National Geographic Traveler, the highest circulation magazine in its field. Itís the perfect "how-to" for anyone seeking to master the veteran photographerís trademark skills: a strong sense of place; a swift, decisive eye; and a sure instinct for the dramatic scene.

Be it a weekend escape or far-flung adventure, every occasion promises the chance for a great photograph. Whether youíre after that once-in-a-lifetime shot or just want a vivid travelogue to share with friends, The Ultimate Field Guide to Travel Photography will help you achieve your goals. It explores such key genres of photography as panoramas, portraits, and creating a narrative in photographs. Always, the focus is on engaging your subject and working--often quickly--to get the best shots.

Chapters cover everything from inspiration and research to the practicalities of purchasing the right equipment. Practical information including checklists, essential contents of a camera bag, and other helpful resources are listed in the back. Designed especially for active travelers, the book fits easily in a backpack or pocket for handy access.
  

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Review: National Geographic Ultimate Field Guide to Travel Photography

User Review  - T - Goodreads

I regularly read Nat Geo magazines, and I am very interested in photography (I also own a DSLR) but this book was a bit of a let down for me. Maybe I had a wrong impression about the book because of ... Read full review

Review: National Geographic Ultimate Field Guide to Travel Photography

User Review  - Ricardo Ribeiro - Goodreads

I didn't learn much, and I don't consider myself advanced photographer. The reading is smooth and pleasant, some nice pictures and that's about it. I don't reccomend this book unless to the begginers. For those it's a great book to buy. Read full review

Contents

CONTENTS
6
MASTER THE CORE CONCEPTS
20
GET THE STORY
40
PHOTOGRAPH PEOPLE IN PLACES
68
DISCOVER THE COUNTRYSIDE
118
ADD ADVENTURE AND NATURE
136
MANAGE AND SHARE YOUR PHOTOS
150
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About the author (2010)

Scott Stuckey, senior editor at National Geographic Traveler magazine, assigns and edits major feature stories and works regularly with top writers and top photographers. He writes a regular feature called "The Big Picture," focusing on panoramic techniques.

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