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The Wildlife Photography Workshop is full of beautiful and inspiring photos of all different types of wildlife right from the beginning. Written in the style of a workshop, the book is easy to follow and provides everything you need to know about wildlife photography. The book begins with a chapter on what equipment will be necessary, talking us through the different types of lenses available and what features they bring to the table. There is also a section on useful accessories for your sh...
Wildlife Photographer of the Year Portfolio 22 is a collection of winning images from the Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the year competition 2012. The book is a brilliant collection of stunning images from all over the world. More than just a collection of images, though, each picture is accompanied by a small paragraph about the nature of the animal photographed, and sometimes the photographer's aim with the photo as well as some technical information about what camera was used and the s...
2020 vision is not strictly a book about photography. It is a book concerning the conservation of key wildlife habitats all over the UK. It is, in essence, a magnificent collection of some of the best wildlife photography you have ever seen in one book. It tells the story of 20 flagship projects across the UK aiming to preserve and conserve key wildlife habitats all over the UK. The book is ordered into sections, from woodland and forests, to peat bogs and salt marshes. Each section feat...
Digital outdoor photography – 101 Top Tips is a brilliant read for anyone interested in wildlife photography. As it says on the cover, the book is written as 101 photography tips, each with a double page spread in the book. It covers everything from lighting the image, to what equipment to take with you in the field. Author and photographer Heather Angel is the perfect guide for this area of photography, having toured most of the world in the pursuit for amazing wildlife and outdoor shot...
If you are an aspiring nature or wildlife photographer, then you need to read this book. Sean Arbabi is the perfect guide for this adventure into shooting nature. His work has featured in over 250 different publications including national geographic. Staring from the very beginning, Sean takes us through safety for your self and your precious equipment before even mentioning anything about technique. As an expert in the field, he knows the importance of keeping yourself safe when shooting in...
Jim Reed is a world famous weather photographer whose book showcases world-class images of sever weather found in the USA. Each page has a different colourful and exciting image which are supported by well written captions detailing where and when the event occurred. The book is one giant photo album which is organised by seasons and it illustrates everything from storms and flooding to draughts and intense heat. If you're looking for a book which gives you detailed information about fo...
This book documents and celebrates Ecuador's beauty. Not only is it full of images, many of which are taken by people who live there it also includes insightful text that tells you all about the region. The book is very colourful and documents wildlife, people, vegetation and the impact oil is having on the forest. If you like to look at wildlife or you just want to learn more about the world we live in take a look at this book.
This book tells you how to capture great wildlife images with digital equipment. It starts right at the beginning taking you on tour round a digital camera and finished with simple tips to improve your post-production work. The books sections make it easy to follow and the colourful images and useful diagrams make the book visually pleasing as well as educational. The language used isn't too complicated and useful technique tips and field tips pop-up on several of the pages offering little ...
Tim Flach is a fine art graduate of Central St Martins in London. He's been fascinated by animals since shooting a project on composition at a zoo as part of his art foundation course. In this, his first book, he brings us a unique insight into the physical dymnamics and spirit of the horse. The project began seven years ago where Tim's realised he'd photographed a horse in a fresh and pleasing way. These semi abstract images form part of the aesthetic section of this book. Two other sections lo...
I remember being knocked out by an exhibition of wildlife photographs and when looking who the artist was I noted the name Steve Bloom. Steve started wildlife photography at a late age of 40, following a safari holiday. As he became hooked on wildlife he started to become aware that his subject was becoming extinct and set about recording the threatened creatures, while starting to raise awareness and share his concern for the environment. In this 20x24cm book that aims, as the title suggest...