Learn how renowned photographer and conservationist David Yarrow manages to get his incredible shots. For two decades Yarrow has been venturing further and further afield in search of amazing animals to photograph. Here he shares the incredible knowledge and stories he has gathered along the way and distils them down into the key lessons to take into your own photography. Including guides to composition and perspective, tips on using remote cameras and dealing with dangerous animals, and the philosophy behind his boundary-pushing approach to image taking.
David Yarrow has managed to capture some of the most memorable images of the planet's endangered species in their natural habitats. His work has made a hugely important contribution to the animal conservationist movement.
"How I Make Photographs, by the famed conservationist and photographer David Yarrow, features 20 lessons on capturing wildlife on film. Learn about composition, perspective, using remotes, and pushing boundaries (safely)."
– Out Traveler
"Compact, practical, and often breathtaking."
– Library Journal
"[Yarrow's] new book How I Make Photographs is a very practical, pocket-size manual with his best advice to make it big as a photographer, but it also narrates his journey from hedge fund manager to fine art photographer – because even though he's most famous for his wildlife work, he refuses the label."
"Have you ever wondered how wildlife photographers get those stunning, seemingly impossible shots? Renowned photographer, David Yarrow, takes readers inside his process and career in this nonfiction book."
– Life Savvy