Amphoto's book, The Betterphoto Guide to Digital Nature Photography, by Jim Miotke teaches you the basics of shooting in the great outdoors. Whether your subjects are insects or mountains, Miotke shows you the fundamentals of composing and capturing great shots, he even covers the ins and outs of buying and understanding your digital camera. The guide is filled with inspiring images to both demonstrate concepts and get you excited about shooting.
About the Author
Jim Miotke has been a photographer for 15 years and runs a free Web site dedicated to helping budding photographers take better photos. He lives in Redmond, Washington
Hands-on lessons cover every aspect of digital nature photography, from buying the right camera for close-ups, landscapes, and movement, to understanding how the camera works, to taking great pictures
Straightforward and Inspiring
Author Jim Miotke uses straightforward text and inspiring yet informative photos to show the best ways to approach nature photography
Everything a beginner or intermediate photographer needs to know is here, including a buyer's guide, full information on camera features, file formats and settings, exposure, low-light photography, filters and white balance, composition and lens choice, creative ideas, manipulating, and printing, along with a glossary and list of useful websites