The Handbook of Bird Photography

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The Handbook of Bird Photography
Markus Varesvuo, Jari Peltomaki, Bence Mate
Rocky Nook

Three well-known professional wildlife photographers distill their knowledge, talent and experience into one beautifully illustrated volume showcasing their award-winning photographs.

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The Handbook of Bird Photography distills the knowledge, talent, and experience of three well-known professional wildlife photographers into one beautifully illustrated volume. Written in a manner that is easy to understand, this book offers fresh insight and practical tips that will broaden horizons for nature and bird photographers. The authors share their stories showcasing photographs for which they have received awards in major international wildlife photo competitions.

In this book, you'll learn about all of the elements that lead to a great bird photograph, including:

• The bird photographer's equipment
• Shooting techniques: exposure, focus, how to show movement and freeze action, etc.
• In the field: bird behaviour, hides, and how to attract birds
• How to use light and compose and crop images
• The best sites for finding and photographing birds

You'll also learn how to show, share, promote, and sell your photographs.

Bird photography is a brilliant way to spend your free time, and for some it's a career. This book helps beginners get the hang of things quickly and accurately, and offers field-specific expertise for more experienced photographers.