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Conservation photography handbook : how to save the world one photo at a time

Author: Boyd Norton; Michael Brune
Publisher: Buffalo, NY : Amherst Media, Inc., [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is a call to action, providing the tools photographers need to help preserve threatened species and environments around the world or in their own backyards. Author/photographer Boyd Norton has spent over four decades successfully doing just that, and is credited with saving millions of wilderness acres through his photographs and personal activism. In this book, Norton shares his approaches to designing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Boyd Norton; Michael Brune
ISBN: 9781608959853 1608959856
OCLC Number: 910413143
Notes: "#2080"--Back cover.
Includes index.
"Sierra Club"--Cover.
Description: 126 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Cameras for a cause --
Early conservation photography --
Equipment cases --
Light: quantity, quality, and direction --
In the field: what do I photograph? --
The drama of details --
Picture dynamics: creating the strongest images --
Creative techniques --
Wildlife --
Digital processing & filing --
Working with organizations (or creating your own) --
So what do I do now? --
Video (or cinematography) 101 --
Interviews with conservation photographers.
Responsibility: Boyd Norton ; foreword by Michael Brune, executive director of Sierra Club.

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"This book is a call to action, providing the tools photographers need to help preserve threatened species and environments around the world or in their own backyards. Author/photographer Boyd Norton has spent over four decades successfully doing just that, and is credited with saving millions of wilderness acres through his photographs and personal activism. In this book, Norton shares his approaches to designing powerful images that communicate the threats facing wilderness areas, wildlife, and people around the world. His expert advice guides you step by step through the process of capturing effective photographs and implementing them to educate and build support for these critically important issues. Also featured are images and techniques from acclaimed conservation photographers Amy Gulick, Alexandra Garcia, Alison M. Jones, Joe Riis, Bob Rozinski, and Wendy Shattil."--Provided by Amazon.com.

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