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With examples of work from various professionals such as Mark Denton, David Noton and Charlie Waite, the Landscape Photographers Guide to Using Filters demonstrates how to successfully use different types of filters. It features locations such as Dustanburgh Castle in Northumberland, the Lake District and Exmoor National Park.
With a foreword by Joe Cornish – freelance photographer for the National Trust photo library since 1989, all the photographs in this book were donated for free by various professionals across the field of landscape photography. Among these are John Gravett, a photographic partner of Lakeland Photographic Holidays, Charlie Waite, one of the most celebrated international landscape
photographers and Tom Mackie, an accomplished travel and architectural photographer both here and in the US. The shots, which exemplify use of a range of different filters are taken at locations all over the world.
The book is hardback, has 135 pages, and includes the following chapters:
Chapter 1: Neutral Density Graduated Filters
Chapter 2: Neutral Density Standard Filters
Chapter 3: Warm Up Filters
Chapter 4: Combination Filters
Chapter 5: Polariser
Chapter 6: Digital
Chapter 7: Glass Enhancer
Chapter 8: Effects
Chapter 9: Black and White Filters
While this is a bit of an advert for Lee Filters, the book is full of tips on how to use certain types of filter and packed with examples of stunning landscape photography. Alongside these is a full of explanation of where and how each one was taken. It is of high quality print and paper and would make an ideal gift for anyone with an interest in landscape photography, or who uses filters regularly in their work.
Good value for money, inspirational and with plenty of tips and advice from the professionals.