Amphoto Book: National Geographic: The Ultimate Field Guide to Landscape Photography

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Amphoto Book: National Geographic: The Ultimate Field Guide to Landscape Photography


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  • Author: Robert Caputo
  • Softcover, 160 Pages
  • Publisher: National Geographic
  • Date Published: 2007
  • ISBN: 9781426200540
  • Profiles of Top Landscape Shooters
  • Images Include Camera Settings
  • Compact Size for a Handy Field Reference
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In National Geographic: The Ultimate Field Guide to Landscape Photography from National Geographic, master photographer Robert Caputo reviews the basics of landscape photography for both DSLR and analog shooters. In clear, straightforward language and using concrete examples, Caputo reveals recent directions in style and sheds light on the latest technology, advising how and when to use it. Profiles of top landscape photographers provide innovative tips for making your pictures unique. For additional guidance and inspiration, every picture includes specific details of shutter speed, aperture settings, ISO, lenses, and camera types. Additionally, a hefty chapter shares valuable information on equipment and software for creating better digital images.

Filled with practical information and step-by-step instruction, this 160-page volume will easily fit in a camera bag for handy reference in the field. A glossary of useful web sites and professional resources completes this authoritative guide from National Geographic, the definitive source for amateur and experienced shutterbugs alike.

About the Author:
Robert Caputo is a freelance photographer, writer, and filmmaker. His photography books include Journey Up The Nile, Kenya Journal, and the comprehensive National Geographic Photography Field Guide.

Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • The Landscape Photograph
  • A Sense of Place
  • Thinking in Adjectives
  • Photographing New Places
  • Seeing and Thinking
  • Subjects
  • Profile: Raymond Gehman
  • Composition
  • Three Elements of Photography
  • Point of Interest
  • Avoid the Bull's Eye
  • Rule of Thirds
  • Foreground Elements and Depth of Field
  • The Sky
  • Leading Lines
  • Framing
  • Patterns
  • Scale
  • Negative Space
  • Eliminating Unwanted Elements
  • Panoramas
  • Profile: Joel Sartore
  • Using Light Effectively
  • Making the Most of What You Have
  • Time of Day
  • Mood
  • Seasons
  • Frontlighting
  • Sidelighting
  • Backlighting
  • Adding Light
  • Flash
  • Exposure and Bracketing
  • Weather
  • Sunset & Sunrise
  • Night
  • Profile: Bruce Dale
  • Cameras & Lenses
  • Digital Strategies
  • Useful Info
  • Index
  • Credits
Subject Photo & Digital Media Technique
Author Robert Caputo
Edition First
Format Softcover
Pages 160
ISBN Number ISBN-10: 1426200544
ISBN-13: 978-1426200540
Illustrations Yes
Publisher National Geographic
Date Published January 2007
Dimensions 5.25 x 8.4" / 13.3 x 21.4 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.65 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.3 x 5.2 x 0.4"
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