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Harold Davis Creative Garden Photography

BH #HACGP • MFR #9781681985619
Harold Davis Creative Garden Photography
Key Features
  • Author: Harold Davis
  • Published September 2020
  • Softcover
  • Pages: 360
In this long-awaited guide to garden and flower photography, noted photographer and author Harold Davis tackles the subject with an expansive brush. Creative Garden Photography goes far beyond the scope one would expect from such a volume, featuring techniques that range from photographing vast formal gardens to taking pictures of flowers and critters using a transparency box. Also discussed are advanced processes like focus stacking, low-key HDR post-production, high-speed macro photography, and a plethora of helpful resources and gear advice. Whether you're photographing tiny flowers or grand landscapes, wandering outside in the garden or bringing the garden indoors, there's always something to be learned from Creative Garden Photography.
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Harold Davis Creative Garden Photography Overview

In this long-awaited guide to garden and flower photography, noted photographer and author Harold Davis tackles the subject with an expansive brush. Creative Garden Photography goes far beyond the scope one would expect from such a volume, featuring techniques that range from photographing vast formal gardens to taking pictures of flowers and critters using a transparency box. Also discussed are advanced processes like focus stacking, low-key HDR post-production, high-speed macro photography, and a plethora of helpful resources and gear advice. Whether you're photographing tiny flowers or grand landscapes, wandering outside in the garden or bringing the garden indoors, there's always something to be learned from Creative Garden Photography.

Features
  • Explore gardens, types of gardens, and how best to photograph them
  • Learn about light, light direction and quality, and controlling light in your photography
  • Work with your camera and tripod to achieve optimal focus
  • Use creative exposures to make beautiful imagery
  • Photograph flowers on a light box for transparency
  • Learn techniques for creating impressionistic photos
  • Master close-up focusing, depth of field, and focus stacking
  • Explore complete exposure data and the story behind every photo
Table of Contents
Entering the Garden

  • Understanding Gardens
  • André Le Nôtre and the French Garden
  • Garden Style
  • The Backyard as Garden
  • The Garden as Status
  • The Importance of Garden Design

Photographing the Garden at Large

  • Exposure and Light
  • Special Times for Lighting
  • Using a Tripod
  • Focus and Depth of Field
  • Types of Lenses
  • The Garden in Black and White
  • Impressionistic Photography
  • In-Camera Motion

Taking the Garden Close-Up and Inside 

  • The Art of Transparency
  • Light Box Photography
  • Macro Photography
  • Focus Stacking
  • Photographing Critters and Water Drops

Notes, Resources, and Index 

Harold Davis Creative Garden Photography Specs

Author
Harold Davis
Publisher
Rocky Nook
Publication Date
September, 2020
ISBN Number
ISBN 13: 9781681985619
Number of Pages
360
Cover Type
Soft
Illustrations
Yes
Dimensions
9.0 x 9.0" / 22.9 x 22.9 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.595 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.9 x 8.8 x 0.9"

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