National Audubon Society Guide to Landscape Photography
A master photographer's guide to capturing the natural landscape -- written for hobbyists and pros. Photographers around the world admire Tim Fitzharris for his creative eye and technical expertise. His readers have purchased nearly 200,000 copies of his photography guides. This updated edition of the classic guide has 30 new pages with new photographs and Tim's expert guidance on such topics as setting white balance, sharpness, LCD monitors, and the digital workflow. Tim gives step-by-step instructions and uses pictograms and before-and-after comparisons to provide a complete course in capturing a landscape's natural beauty. He reveals the foolproof techniques he has developed over decades of fieldwork in a wide variety of settings. Outstanding examples of his photography highlight detailed information on the equipment, exposure, shutter speed and filters used. Topics include: The best equipment and how to use it Detailed field techniques for a wide variety of natural settings Using filters Fine art composition, simplified and diagrammed A step-by-step guide to recognizing and finding great scenic shooting sites Getting a correct exposure every time Recording mirror-like reflections in lakes and shooting postcard-perfect sunrises and sunsets Creating high-quality panorama images. Filled with personal tips and strategies gained from decades of experience, this outstanding guide includes all that is required for taking professional-caliber photographs of great landscapes.