John Shaw's Nature Photography Field Guide
An updated bestseller, this book of extraordinarily beautiful photographs of nature contains state-of-the-art instruction on how any photographer can aim for equally impressive results every time a camera is focused on the great outdoors.
Even highly skilled photographers are often baffled by the problems facing them when they work outdoors. But with this exceptional field guide in hand, every photographer—beginner, serious amateur, semi-pro, and pro—can conquer the problems encountered in the field. Using his own exceptional work as examples, the author discusses each type of nature subject and how to approach photographing it. Specific advice and information cover selection of equipment and lenses; how to compose a shot; how to get close ups; and other tips covering a range of techniques to enrich various types of nature photographs.
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John Shaws Nature Photography Field GuideUser Review - daveless - Overstock.com
The how tos are terrific. But if you are into digital he spends a lot too much on film and equipment that is film based. But his wisdom about photography is worth the price of the book alone. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PointedPundit - LibraryThing
I find little more frustrating than downloading a series of photographs, only to find my “masterpieces” will serve as examples of mistakes to avoid. Over-exposed. Under-exposed. Poor f-stop selection ... Read full review
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