Close-up Photography in NatureBook - 2008
This is the guide for great close-ups of plants, animals, insects and small landscapes
For this updated edition, master photographer Tim Fitzharris includes the latest developments in digital photography and how they affect close-up nature photography. He shares his proven techniques for capturing once-in-a-lifetime images and inspires both amateur and professional photographers to improve the quality and beauty of their work.
Packed with reliable information and expert advice, the book covers:Traditional and digital methods in nature photography The latest information on lenses, filters, flashes, reflectors and tripods Tips for choosing the best equipment Techniques on focusing and exposure Color, composition, lighting, themes and center of interest Anticipating where wildlife is likely to be found Working with PhotoShop and other digital imaging software.
Both the technical aspects and the creative side are discussed in detail. Along the way, Fitzharris shares tips for photographing everything from frogs to hummingbirds, from wildflowers to small still lifes.