Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Jack Dykinga is famous for his compelling large format nature photography. His beautiful and unique photographic style merges photojournalism techniques with large format photography to create dynamic, spectacular images of nature and remote locations.
In order to capture the one-of-a-kind intricacies, patterns, textures, tonal range, and colors that made Dykinga famous, he uses a 4 x 5 camera. In this valuable reference, Dykinga shares his expert guidance, renowned experience, and incredible imagery to show photographers how they can master this dramatic photographic art.
Dozens of clear, step-by-step instructions show readers practical techniques for using a 4 x 5 camera, film, lenses, light meters, filters, color, composition, digital backs, and tripods. They'll also see how to work with weather, keep images organized, maintain their personal vision, and chase the "sweet light." What's more, Large Format Nature Photography features more than 200 stunning photos of Dykinga's work in resplendent color.
For professional photographers, photography lovers, nature and outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone else who wants to capture the beauty of the world around them, this how-to reference is an important addition to every library.