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The Betterphoto guide to digital nature photography

Author: Jim Miotke; Betterphoto.com.
Publisher: New York : Amphoto Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For any photographer who has ever felt overwhelmed by a breathtaking natural vista, this book makes the process of capturing the "wild" with a camera completely accessible"--Page 4 of cover.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Miotke; Betterphoto.com.
ISBN: 0817435530 9780817435530
OCLC Number: 68786692
Description: 224 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1. Light --
Quality --
Assignment : before you start --
Intensity --
Direction --
Time of day --
Assignment : practice working quickly with the light --
Weather --
White balance --
2. Composition --
Simplicity --
Orientation --
Lens choice --
The rule of thirds --
Color --
Geometric elements --
Assignment : consider composition --
3. Digital exposure --
The three components of exposure --
Exposure modes --
Filters --
Overall brightness --
An introduction to interpreting raw files --
Exposure compensation --
Assignment : intentionally blur your subject --
4. Landscapes --
Conveying a sense of place --
Time of day and the landscape --
Assignment : shoot the same scene throughout the day --
Overcast skies --
Waterfalls and rainbows --
Mountains --
Clouds --
Sunrise and sunset --
Simple composition and the landscape --
Foreground elements --
Using the rule of thirds --
Leading lines --
Aperture and the landscape --
Breaking the rules --
5. Macro photography --
What a macro image needs --
Equipment --
Light and macro --
Macro composition : noticing everything --
Fill the frame --
The rule of thirds close-up --
Geometric elements close-up --
Assignment : try different points of view --
Aperture and macro --
Assignment : take stock of your macro work --
Assignment : cheat on your macro background --
Shutter speed and macro --
Macro rule breaking --
6. Wildlife --
Translating words into images --
Light and animals --
Flash : unnatural light in the natural world --
Composition and animals --
Getting closer to wildlife --
Go wide, go vertical --
Digital exposure and wildlife --
Breaking the rules with animals --
Assignment : practice both prolific and selective photographing.
Responsibility: Jim Miotke.
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From the tiniest ladybug to a towering glacier, nature subjects offer some of the greatest challenges and the greatest rewards to photographers. This book offers a photo course. It includes hands-on  Read more...

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