Digital Landscape and Nature Photography For Dummies by Doug Sahlin

By Doug Sahlin

Step-by-step guide on developing appealing nature and panorama portraits

This eye-popping advisor walks you thru the nitty gritty of the way to take memorable and beautiful panorama and nature pictures. filled with positive suggestion and a very good dose of pleasant handholding, this full-color and additional large-trim newbie consultant escorts you thru the fundamentals of images and explains find out how to follow these basics whilst taking top quality photos.

• Walks you thru the fundamentals of images and information how one can observe these abilities to nature and panorama photography• Zeroes in on how one can sharpen your abilities by way of adjusting publicity, composition, and lights so as to get the simplest results
• Explores the most well-liked panorama subject matters and describes the way to trap them, together with forests, mountains, crashing waves, and sunsets
• stocks tips about processing pictures, making universal upkeep, and discovering inspiration

Digital panorama and Nature images For Dummies investigates the preferred nature issues and describes how you can trap them, together with birds, animals within the wild, animals in captivity, plants, and bugs.

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You may think your cellphone will be all the protection you need. However, in many wilderness areas, there are no nearby cell towers. If you do a lot of photography in remote regions, consider investing in a mobile phone on a satellite network. If you’re visiting a remote area for a short period of time, you can rent a satellite phone or a device that emits a radio beacon that indicates where you are in an emergency. ✓ Don’t leave anything behind. If you carry water or food on your photo walkabout, bring a plastic bag with you to store any trash and deposit it when you get home.

Your Safety and the Safety of the Environment Photography — especially nature photography — is a lot of fun. You get to take photographs of beautiful things in beautiful places. But there are also issues you need to be aware of. You need to be an environmentally friendly photographer. Consider the following points to keep you and the environment safe: ✓ Watch where you step. It’s easy to get in the moment when you see something beautiful that you want to photograph. But be aware of what is beneath your feet.

Digital noise is readily apparent in the shadow areas of an image when the image is enlarged. To determine the highest ISO at which your camera delivers acceptable images, place your camera on a tripod and take a series of images at night. Make sure that part of the scene you capture has dark shadows. Take the series of pictures starting with your lowest ISO rating up to your highest. Download the images to your computer, increase the magnification to 200 percent, and then scroll to the shadow areas of each image.

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