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Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography

Handbook / Manual

By: J Chris Hansen (Author)

117 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations

Rocky Nook

Hardback | Sep 2014 | #216291 | ISBN-13: 9781937538552
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NHBS Price: £15.99 $20/€18 approx

About this book

Photographing birds in your backyard is a convenient, rewarding, and addictive adventure. Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography is a guide to that pursuit. In this book, author and wildlife photographer J. Chris Hansen teaches techniques for creating professional-quality images of the subjects right in your yard. Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography covers all aspects of backyard bird photography, including the best camera equipment to use and the basics of attracting birds using bird feeders, perches, backgrounds, and photo blinds. You'll learn about the common camera settings and composition styles used to create outstanding backyard bird images.

Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography also offers ideas and examples of ways to exhibit your photography, including step-by-step instructions for a variety of fun, easy projects for the do-it-yourselfer. Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography contains a collection of beautiful, detailed images that illustrate the important aspects of creating stunning photographs of the birds right in your backyard.

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J. Chris Hansen is a wildlife and nature photographer who lives and works in the redwoods of Northern California in the United States. His images have been published in numerous outdoor magazines, including Mule Deer and California Hunter. He has a passion for bird photography and can often be found photographing in his backyard.

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