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Wildlife Photography in Botswana: A Practical Guide

Handbook / Manual
Invaluable handbook of techniques applicable throughout Africa

By: James Gifford and Steven Stockhall

192 pages, Col photos

Enlivened (Pty) Ltd

Paperback | Apr 2011 | #189653 | ISBN-13: 9789991209692
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £14.95 $19/€18 approx

About this book

A guidebook covering all the essential tips and hints of wildlife photography, suitable for all levels of photographer. The book contains:
Over 200 images of 75 different species illustrate basic technical aspects and advanced creative techniques;
In-depth, local knowledge of wildlife destinations and when to visit;
Outlines what equipment is needed;
Easy to understand explanations of exposure, aperture and shutter speed;
Advice on composition and animal behaviour;
How to capture birds in flight, create impressive panning shots and manage tricky lighting situations;
Specialist chapters include mammals, birds, reptiles, black and white photography, macro, and many more.


Contents

Part 1
Destination Botswana

Part 2
Equipment
Technical Elements

Part 3
Composition
Aerial
Mammals
Birds
Reptiles & Amphibians
Macro
Patterns & Textures
Landscapes
Dust till Dawn
Black & White

Part 4
Post production
Ethics
Glssary


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Biography

Having moved to Botswana, James Gifford initially worked in the safari industry before devoting himself to photography and writing. His work has appeared in numerous magazines.

Steven Stockhall was born in Zimbabwe and raised in Cape Town. With many years of experience in Botswana working as a photographic guide, he aims to highlight the plight of dimishing wildlife around the world through photography.

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