The second edition of this classic guide has 30 new pages with new photographs and Tim's expert guidance on such topics as setting white balance, sharpness, LCD monitors, and the digital workflow. Tim gives step-by-step instructions and uses pictograms and before-and-after comparisons to provide a complete course in capturing a landscape's natural beauty. He reveals the foolproof techniques he has developed over decades of fieldwork in a wide variety of settings. Outstanding examples of his photography highlight detailed information on the equipment, exposure, film, shutter speed and filters used.
Topics include: The best equipment and how to use it; Detailed field techniques for a wide variety of natural settings; Using filters; Fine art composition, simplified and diagrammed; A step-by-step guide to recognizing and finding great scenic shooting sites; Getting a correct exposure every time; Recording mirror-like reflections in lakes and shooting postcardperfect sunrises and sunsets; Creating high-quality panorama images. Filled with personal tips and strategies gained from decades of experience, this outstanding guide includes all that is required for taking professional-calibre photographs of great landscapes.
Tim Fitzharris is a critically acclaimed photographer known for his regular column in Popular Photography magazine. He is the author of 30 books, including National Audubon Society Guide to Nature Photography, Close-up Photography in Nature, Rocky Mountains: Wilderness Reflections and Big Sky: Wild West Panorama.
"This is the perfect landscape book from a master of the photo game."
– Shelf Life on 01/08/2012
"The updated edition of this popular guide offers a wide variety of tips tricks and techniques for serious landscape photographers. Author Tim Fitzharris provides step-by-step instructions and uses before and after shots to expertly highlight each lesson, making learning fast and easy [...] Every stage of the creative process is covered and explained making this guide an ideal resource."
– Shutterbug on 01/07/2012
"This guide is an essential tool [...] Building on the experience gained over several decades, the photographer shares his tricks and strategies."
– Ginette Lapointe, Photo News on 01/06/2012
"Anyone with a desire to improve their nature photos will find both solid advice and inspiration in this book."
– Terry Peters, North Shore News on 01/06/2012
"Perfecting the art of the landscape photograph is an admirable goal for any photo enthusiast. But if it continues to elude you, get a copy of photographer Tim Fitzharris's latest edition of the National Audubon Society of Landscape Photography [...] Even if you're not a shutterbug, the photos alone are worth the price of the book."
– Calgary Herald on 12/05/2012
"If what you're looking for is inspiration, the latest incarnation of National Audubon Society Guide to Landscape Photography is filled to bursting. Photographer Tim Fitzharris' images are gorgeous, color saturated and calendar-ready. But the book is supposed to be a guide to shooting landscapes. And on this count it succeeds [...] Picking up the book would be worthwhile if all you did was look at the mass of incredible images, but the easy-to-digest instructions make it a valuable resource for people ready to step up their landscape photography game."
– John Sykes Jr., Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on 26/03/2012