25 years of nature photography instruction in one gorgeous, full-color, hands-on course Anyone can photograph natureajust step outside and youare on location. But becoming a good nature photographer takes expert training. In Photographing Nature, Ralph Clevenger, whose images have appeared in such publications as Natureas Best and National Geographic, shares the techniques heas been personally using and teaching to aspiring photographers for the last 25 years in his popular nature photography course at the elite Brooks Institute. In this stunning, four-color course-in-a-book, each chapter opens with a spectacular photo spread from the natural world that Clevenger uses to illustrate themes and techniques essential to mastering nature photography. Just as he does in his classroom at Brooks, Clevenger explains how each photo was captured, the tools and techniques used, and typical problems related to capturing such a photo, along with solutions. Chapters also include sample QaA sessions as well as assignments you can try yourself. By the time youave worked through all of the techniques in this beautiful, yet informative book, youall not only photograph the world differently, youall see it differently as well. With a foreword by George Lepp, one of North Americaas best-known contemporary outdoor and nature photographers.(Nikon D300, ISO 200, 105 mm macro lens, off-camera flash with gel, tripod, 1/30 sec. @ f/8.) Lighting. TTL flash metering makes using flash nearly foolproof. I use it all the time. It works with any camera exposure mode, including manual.
|Author||:||Ralph A. Clevenger|
|Publisher||:||New Riders - 2009-10-29|