National Audubon Society Guide to Landscape PhotographyBook - 2007
A master photographer's guide to capturing the natural landscape -- written for hobbyists and pros.
Step-by-step instructions, pictograms, and before-and-after comparisons provide a complete course in capturing a landscape's natural beauty. Renowned photographer Tim Fitzharris reveals foolproof techniques he has used through decades of fieldwork in a wide variety of settings. His own outstanding examples are accompanied by detailed information on the equipment, exposure, film, shutter speed and filters used.
The book is designed for use with the latest digital as well as traditional cameras. Fitzharris encourages photographers to rise above technology and remain sensitive to a landscape's changing moods. Everything needed to achieve professional results is covered, including:
- The best equipment and how to use it
- Digital camera considerations
- Detailed field techniques for a wide variety of natural settings
- Using filters
- Fine art composition, simplified and diagrammed
- A step-by-step guide to recognizing and finding great scenic shooting sites
- Getting a correct exposure every time
- Recording mirror-like reflections in lakes and shooting postcard-perfect sunrises and sunsets
- Creating high-quality panorama images
- Post-production basics, including image selection and color correction.
Filled with tips and strategies, this outstanding guide includes all that's required for taking professional-caliber photographs of great landscapes.
A complete course in landscape photography, digital or film, by a renowned photographer that features step-by-step instruction, composition, before-and-after comparisons, and techniques developed through years of field work.