An updated bestseller, this book of extraordinarily beautiful photographs of nature contains state-of-the-art instruction on how any photographer can aim for equally impressive results every time a camera is focused on the great outdoors.
Even highly skilled photographers are often baffled by the problems facing them when they work outdoors. But with this exceptional field guide in hand, every photographer—beginner, serious amateur, semi-pro, and pro—can conquer the problems encountered in the field. Using his own exceptional work as examples, the author discusses each type of nature subject and how to approach photographing it. Specific advice and information cover selection of equipment and lenses; how to compose a shot; how to get close ups; and other tips covering a range of techniques to enrich various types of nature photographs.
Photographing nature poses unique challenges and demands that you have special skills and a working knowledge of how to work in—and with—nature. This Photo Workshop is a must-have how-to guide for shooting nature images in nearly any situation you might encounter.
You'll learn which equipment is right in different settings and why it should be used, how to get an amazing photo of a fast-moving animal, and how to handle a myriad of tricky weather scenarios. This book covers composition, exposure, fill-flash, special creative techniques, and more. Plus, assignments at the end of each chapter sharpen your skills to for taking unique, artistic nature photographs.
Shows you what equipment to use in different settings and why to use it
Offers essential advice for photographing a fast-moving animal and dealing with weather obstacles.
Provides a clear understanding of the basic fundamentals of photography.
Addresses composition, exposure, fill-flash, creative techniques, and more.
Shares Photoshop tips for sharpening and improving photos you’ve already taken.
Packed with inspirational color photos throughout, this workshop guide encourages you to improve your technique for taking nature photographs.
David Busch's Nikon D4/D4s Guide to Digital SLR Photography is the long-awaited guide to using Nikon's flagship cameras. This book is your best bet for getting great results with your D4 or D4s. Both include a high-performance 16.2 megapixel sensor, advanced HDTV video features, ISO up to 408,800 (with the D4s), and a sophisticated exposure sensor with 91,000-pixel resolution. If you're hoping to use your new Nikon D4/D4s to explore the world of digital photography, to flex your creativity, or to do your job better, this is the book for you. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, David Busch's Nikon D4/D4s Guide to Digital SLR Photography covers all the features of these capable cameras in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lenses, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. With David Busch as your guide, you'll be in full creative control, whether you're shooting on the job, as an advanced hobbyist, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge, creativity, and confidence with the Nikon D4/D4s today.