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Photographing Birds

Author : Mark Sisson
ISBN : 9781847977144
Genre : Photography
File Size : 88.50 MB
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Bird photography is one of the most challenging genres of photography, and can test even modern high-specification cameras to their limits. This practical book guides you through both how to understand your camera and how to develop your own style and approach. With technical, practical and creative insights throughout, it also emphasizes the importance of fieldcraft and understanding your subject. The book advises on cameras and equipment, explains the importance of light and composition, encourages experimentation and a creative approach, suggests project ideas and locations and demonstrates post-capture processing. This practical book helps you master the challenges of photographing birds and to capture their beauty, flight and behaviour and will be of great interest to bird photographers, bird enthusiasts, artists and ornithologists. Beautifully illustrated with 160 stunning colour images.
Category: Photography

Mastering Bird Photography

Author : Marie Read
ISBN : 9781681983646
Genre : Photography
File Size : 72.46 MB
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In Mastering Bird Photography: The Art, Craft, and Technique of Photographing Birds and Their Behavior, acclaimed bird photographer and author Marie Read shares techniques and stories behind her compelling images, offering fresh insights into making successful bird photographs, whether you’re out in the field or in the comfort of your own backyard.

In this richly illustrated book, you’ll learn how to be in the right place at the right time and how to obtain tack sharp portraits. Marie then teaches you to take your skills to the next level in order to capture action shots, illustrate birds in their habitats, and portray birds in evocative and artistic ways.

Building on basic technical topics such as camera choice, lens choice, and camera settings, Marie reveals how fieldcraft, compositional decisions, and knowledge of bird behavior contribute greatly to a successful bird photograph. Captions for the over 400 images contained in the book provide details on the equipment used, as well as camera settings. Throughout the book, bird behavior insights provide bird photographers of all skill levels a wealth of essential insider information that will help you produce images that stand out from the crowd.

Topics include:

  • Equipment and accessories
  • Focus, exposure, and light
  • Composition and creativity
  • Bird photography ethics
  • Capturing bird behavior
  • Storytelling images
  • Action and in-flight shots
  • Backyard photo studio
  • Weather, water, and mood
  • Top bird photo sites in North America
  • Basic image editing
  • …and much more

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    Category: Photography
  • Guide To Photographing Birds

    Author : Harold Stiver
    ISBN : 1927835135
    Genre : Photography
    File Size : 87.34 MB
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    A Systematic Guide for Beginner and Intermediate Bird Photographers*** The Equipment Section Includes information on DSLR Cameras and Accessories, Digiscoping and Remote Photography*** The Settings Section covers suggested camera settings and Long Lens Technique*** Fieldcraft has a look at Finding and approaching birds, Recordings, Blinds Baiting, Weather and Flight shots*** Where to Find Birds*** Composition and Image processing*** Sales
    Category: Photography

    How To Photograph Birds

    Author : Larry West
    ISBN : 0811730131
    Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
    File Size : 27.10 MB
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    This work demonstrates how to capture nature's art without destroying it. Colour photographs show songbirds, wading birds, shorebirds, and ducks.
    Category: Crafts & Hobbies

    National Geographic Photographing Birds

    Author : Rulon E. Simmons
    ISBN : 0792254848
    Genre : Nature
    File Size : 33.33 MB
    Format : PDF
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    An award-winning nature and wildlife photographer shares his secrets for creating stunning close-up photographs of dozens of bird species, covering everything from how to select the right equipment, to how to stalk or lure different birds until one has the perfect shot, to taking a great picture despite different lighting or weather effects. Original.
    Category: Nature

    The Complete Guide To Bird Photography

    Author : Jeffrey Rich
    ISBN : 9781682033593
    Genre : Photography
    File Size : 88.47 MB
    Format : PDF, Kindle
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    In this beautifully illustrated book, author Jeffrey Rich provides indispensable tips for taking polished, professional-quality photographs of birds. Catering to a wide audience, from beginners to professional photographers who are new to bird photography, he covers equipment selection and camera settings to maximize your in-camera captures and provides ideas for finessing the images in postproduction and getting the images seen. Readers will also learn when and where to find subjects that are flying, perching, nesting, eating, and mating—as well as how to attract them. Birding enthusiasts will enjoy informative text about a wide variety of birds, from swallows, to hummingbirds, to cranes, flamingos, owls, and more, and will also learn how to be a better steward of nature by behaving ethically while capturing heart-fluttering images. Illustrated with over 180 full-color images, this book is both a bonafide educational tool and a feast for the eyes.
    Category: Photography

    Bird Photography

    Author : Laurie S. Excell
    ISBN : 9780133594850
    Genre : Photography
    File Size : 50.17 MB
    Format : PDF, ePub
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    (Please note that this material was also published as Bird Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, Peachpit Press [978-0-13-308592-1].) In Bird Photography, author and wildlife photographer Laurie Excell teaches you key techniques for capturing images of birds, whether you spot them in your own backyard or in a faraway, exotic location. Laurie starts by discussing various camera setups and basic settings and why she uses them, as well as the fundamentals of exposure and how it relates to real-world bird photography. She then covers practicing at home and at nearby parks and lakes, selecting the best locations and times to shoot, and planning for a more extensive trip. Finally, she explains how to interpret behavior to determine how to approach your subject and maximize your time on your next photography adventure. Now available as a full-color PDF and filled with dozens of stunning images, this ebook shows you how to get the bird photo you want every time you pick up your camera. Follow along with your friendly and knowledgeable guide, photographer and author Laurie Excell, and you will: Learn what equipment you need and the camera settings to use to gain full control over the look and feel of your images Master the basics of composition, focus, and depth of field, whether you’re in your own backyard, in a local park, or at a distant bird-friendly locale Get tips on the best seasons and locations for photographing all sorts of birds Develop an understanding of bird behavior so you can get closer to your subjects, anticipate next steps, and be ready for action
    Category: Photography

    Backyard Bird Photography

    Author :
    ISBN : 9781629141015
    Genre : Nature
    File Size : 49.45 MB
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    Fans of bird watching will rejoice with Backyard Bird Photography, a guide for learning how to set up your backyard in order to take the best photographs of your local birds. In addition to guiding you through the first steps of setting up your plantings and bird feeders, this book describes the types of photographic equipment you will need to get just the right image; how to maneuver yourself into just the right position to create a quality bird photograph; how to compose your shots for the greatest visual effect; and how to use more advanced techniques such as macro lenses and external flash techniques. Author and bird photographer Mathew Tekulsky breaks down the challenges of photographing these beautiful creatures and explains how utilizing your own natural surroundings can create stunning shots that rival those shot in the wild. Tekulsky explains that when your garden is set up as a tiny oasis for these feathered friends—with the right foliage, water sources, and feeders—then your backyard will be frequented by a variety of species on any given day. With tips for gaining the bird’s trust and composition, every photograph will come out a stunner.
    Category: Nature

    A Guide To Photographing Birds Camera Series Vol Xxix A Selection Of Classic Articles On The Methods And Equipment Of Ornithological Photograp

    Author : Various
    ISBN : 1447443365
    Genre : Photography
    File Size : 90.27 MB
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    This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Carefully selecting the best articles from our collection we have compiled a series of historical and informative publications on the subject of photography. The titles in this range include "A Guide to the Chemistry of Photography" "A Guide to the Carbon Printing Process" "A Guide to Landscape Photography" and many more. Each publication has been professionally curated and includes all details on the original source material. This particular instalment, "A Guide to Photographing Birds" contains information on the methods and equipment of ornithological photography. It is intended to illustrate aspects of nature photography and serves as a guide for anyone wishing to obtain a general knowledge of the subject and understand the field in its historical context. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
    Category: Photography