Digital Wildlife PhotographyBook - 2007
The ultimate reference for aspiring and established natural history photographers.
Digital photography has quickly become the norm for all photographers. For those shooting wildlife in particular, it has opened new realms of expression and technique. This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is suitable for photographers of all levels of experience and covers all aspects of using digital equipment for wildlife photography.
Wildlife photographer David Tipling explains how digital equipment has changed the art of photography and shows how photographers can adapt their craft to exploit this new technology. He guides the reader carefully through every aspect of digital wildlife photography, referencing his own stunning photographs with technical notes and detailed captions. Concise instructions are provided for cameras and lenses, field craft, locations, composition, post-processing, image manipulation, publication and more.
Chapters include:Getting started Taking pictures Field techniques Creative techniques The digital darkroom Working in RAW Basic image adjustments inside Adobe PhotoShop(tm) Storage and backup Printing and scanning Examples from the wild The business of wildlife photography.
The author addresses those challenges unique to wildlife photography and offers solutions and advice based on years of field experience using both conventional and digital equipment.