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Outdoor Photography: People, Action and Places

Handbook / Manual

By: Chiz Dakin and Jon Sparks

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Aug 2011 | Edition: 2 | #192875 | ISBN-13: 9781852846466
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NHBS Price: £24.95 $32/€30 approx

About this book

Photography and the outdoors could have been made for each other. This book is about making the most of that connection. Outdoor enthusiasts who want their photographs to do full justice to the quality of their outdoor experiences need look no further.

Building on the foundations of the original Cicerone guide to outdoor photography, this second edition has been rewritten from the ground up, and expanded to cover a wide range of outdoor activities on land, in and on the water, in the air and in extreme environments. Fully up-to-date with the latest digital developments, it is naturally illustrated with a host of stunning images. Professional outdoor photographers Jon Sparks and Chiz Dakin introduce and explain essential technical concepts in the clearest possible language.

The emphasis is on practical, realistic advice for people who want to take better photographs of what they like doing best, while still enjoying it to the max.


Contents

First Light

1 Beyond point and shoot
2 Hardware for the outdoor photographer
3 Places and people
4 Wildlife and nature
5 Walking and running
6 Roped sports - climbing, abseiling and mountaineering
7 Wheel sports
8 On the water
9 Underwater
10 Trekking and expeditions
11 Extreme conditions
12 Bring it back home
13 Putting it all together

Appendix I Geekspeak
Appendix II Movies
Appendix III Links and further reading

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