Author(s): Steve Watkins
This title is aimed at both the novice and more experienced amateur, with hints & tips from professional photographers. This new series of "Expanded Guides" focuses on photographic techniques not only to give you a comprehensive grounding in the subject but also takes you a step further to enable you to get much more from your photography. "Landscape Photography" is a detailed guide to capturing outstanding images in the great outdoors, using today's sophisticated digital SLR and compact digital cameras. From choosing the correct camera, lenses and filters to the practicalities of gauging the weather, tide times and the optimum time of day to shoot, this comprehensive handbook discusses the theory and technicalities of exposure, composition, light and colour. Expert advice describes the preparation and techniques for shooting in a wide variety of outdoor locations, from mountains, coastlines, deserts and jungles, to lakes, waterfalls, rivers, clouds, flowers and trees - plus how to successfully photograph people and animals in the landscape.
Steve Watkins is an award winning travel photographer and writer, and the editor of Outdoor Photography magazine. He has worked closely with BBC Books, and wrote and shot three of the titles in the international bestselling 'Unforgettable' series. Steve has been an adventurer and travel photographer 20 years and in the past eight years alone he has shot 120,000 images in 65 countries.