The Ultimate Field Guide to Landscape Photography

The Ultimate Field Guide to Landscape Photography

Book - 2007
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Random House, Inc.
Ever wonder how landscape photographers manage to capture every detail in a panoramic shot of the Grand Canyon? Want to make a waterfall look like velvet? Or highlight the shafts of sunlight in your pictures of forests? All these answers and many more can be found in this definitive new guide to landscape photography—a must-have resource for amateur and experienced shutterbugs alike.

In clear, straightforward language, master photographer Robert Caputo reviews the basics of landscape photography for both film and digital camera users. Using concrete examples, he reveals recent directions in style and sheds light on the latest technology, advising how and when to use it. For additional guidance and inspiration, every picture shown in the book includes specific details on shutter speed, aperture settings, ISO settings, lenses, and types of cameras. Profiles of top landscape photographers provide more innovative tips for making your pictures unique. And a hefty chapter shares up-to-the-minute, information on new equipment and software for creating better digital images.

Filled with practical information and step-by-step instruction, this 160-page volume will easily fit in a camera bag for handy reference in the field. A glossary of useful web sites and professional resources completes this authoritative guide from National Geographic—the ultimate "professor" for anyone eager to learn how to take better landscape photos.

Baker & Taylor
Written by a master photographer, a comprehensive introduction to the art of landscape photography for both film and digital camera users offers an overview of the latest cameras and equipment, beginning and advanced techniques, new software for editing digital images, and other valuable information, suggestions, and tips. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2007
ISBN: 9781426200540
Characteristics: 159 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Landscape photography


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Jul 08, 2013

This is the best photography guide I have ever read. It focuses on the art of photography and not technology so even though it was published a while ago it will continue to be relavant for years to come. The suggestions given in this book will definitly help beginners improve their landscape images.


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