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Focal Press Book: Photographing the Elements

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Product Highlights
  • Authors: Gary Eastwood & Joseph Meehan
  • Sections for Earth, Air, Fire and Water
  • Each Element is Explored In Depth

Photographing the Elements by Focal Press will help in photographing earth's elements, from the basic sunset & clouds to subjects as diverse as lightning, deserts, floods and lava flows. It is broken up into four chapters - Earth, Air, Fire and Water, and each element is explored in depth via amazing imagery and practical advice on capturing amazing element images. The subject matter has been chosen so that you will find something to shoot whether you stay at home, or venture far afield in search of adventure and exotic subjects.

Contents

Earth
Introduction
Landscapes
Deserts
The Earth in the Stars
The Earth in the Moon
Caves
Sinkholes
Photographing in Extremely Hot Environments
Air:
Introduction
Forecasting clouds
Cloud Time Lapse
Fog & Mist
Storm Clouds
Tornadoes
Hurricanes
Sandstorms
Fire
Introduction
Aurora Borealis
Lightning
Volcanoes
Ash Cloud
Firestorms
Sunsets
Processing for Fire
Rain
Introduction
Rain
Rainforest
Floods
Waterfalls
Seascapes
Waves
Tidal Bores
Photographing in Extreme Cold Environment
Snowscapes
Snowstorms
Arctic Wildlife
Glaciers
Icebergs
Ice storms
Geysers
Capes
Rainbows
Maintaining Optimum Camera Performance
Sharpening
Alternative Sharpening Techniques
Photography Expeditions
Glossary
Index
Image Credits
About the Authors
Gary Eastwood, Winner of the Take-a-View UK Landscape Photographer of the Year competition in 2008, Gary Eastwood works extensively in editorial, commercial, and wedding photography, however, landscapes remain his first love. Gary shoots in the UK and Europe, and in addition to his first book, "Sussex - Loving it!", his work has been published in a variety of projects, publications, magazines, stock libraries, and art galleries.
Joseph Meehan's 40-year career in photography has included photographing around the world, and his work has been featured in magazines such as Outdoor Photographer, Shutterbug, Rangefinder, and Popular Photography, and his style has been characterized by the New York Times as "...alive with color and sparkling with light." Born in New York City, Meehan has authored over 20 books on photographic technique. He has taught photography on the college level in the US, England, and at the National Academy of Arts in Taiwan, and frequently gives workshops at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published June 2012
Subject Photography
ISBN Number 9780240820316
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