Digital photography is one of the late 20th centurys most innovative technologies. In 2000, digital cameras outsold traditional film format cameras 4:1. As the quality of digital images increases and the price decreases?and as more highly regarded photographers work almost exclusively in digital?this trend can only continue.
Digital Nature Photography is the definitive how-to book on photographing nature with a digital camera. Focusing primarily on the art of taking the picture in the field?rather than just manipulating the image after it has been shot?this comprehensive guide is geared to the nature photographer who is fairly new to the world of digital cameras. Packed with step-by-step directions and resplendent full-color examples from the author?s own body of work, readers will receive hands-on practice with lighting, composition, landscapes, sunrises, sunsets, animal portraits, close-ups, manipulating and storing images, and much more. The essential reference for every level of photographer, Digital Nature Photography guides the reader through a magnificent and unique visual experience into the natural world.
Combines two of the hottest areas in photography into one comprehensive guide. Author is known as an early pioneer in digital field photography, with an incredible body of work. Filled with 200 dazzling examples from the author?s own work. Digital photography is becoming more and more popular among nature photographers.
Jonathan Cox, who has a degree in entomology and plant pathology, is a renowned photographer, stock shooter, and naturalist who specializes in wildlife, nature, and adventure photography. He teaches nature/wildlife photography for the University of Delaware and runs a digital photography business. He is also widely published in all the major photography magazines, appearing most frequently as a staff writer and adventure photographer for Digital Camera. He lives in Unionville, PA.