Digital Landscape and Nature Photography For Dummies
By Doug Sahlin
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: July 2011
Pages: 372

Learn how to photograph the most spectacular subject of all — nature

So you long to preserve the beauty of that sunset or capture that hummingbird in flight? Photographing the natural world is an art, and this book reveals its secrets. Whether you're a neophyte photographer or simply new to nature photography, you'll find what you need to know about equipment, exposure, lighting, lenses, composition, and much more.

  • The nature of your equipment — select the right camera, lenses, and accessories for outdoor use

  • Compose your masterpiece — explore the elements of good composition and how to apply them creatively to nature photography

  • Be prepared — anticipate changing weather conditions, protect your equipment from the elements, and operate safely in the wild

  • Focus on details — get specific guidance on photographing birds, animals, wildflowers, insects, forests, rivers, mountains, and the ocean

  • Make it even better — capture an incredible panorama with HDR techniques

Open the book and find:

  • Things to consider when shooting outdoors

  • Flash techniques for natural settings

  • How to capture birds in flight

  • Secrets of getting great shots in inclement weather

  • Where to find the animals

  • Enhancing effects you can get with Lensbaby

  • Hints for photographing water

  • How to get the shot while protecting the environment

Learn to:

  • Use the right equipment, settings, and lighting

  • Get superior shots of birds, animals in their native habitats, and flowers

  • Capture exceptional views of mountains, forests, and sunsets


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