Author: JOHN KIEFFER
by John Kieffer
For roadside enthusiasts or seasoned professionals, this is the
one-stop-resource to shooting and selling nature photography. Drawing from the
author's long-time experience as a nature photographer, the book provides a
comprehensive real-life account of the field's working conditions along with the
artistic, business, and technical skills to succeed in it.
The information is presented in a practical field-guide format, for users of
both traditional and digital equipment, and organized into five main sections.
The first three sections cover basic techniques and practices of nature
photography, from the various types of environment, objects, and equipment to
questions of style, composition, and mood. Sections four and five cover
organizational, business, and career issues, from planning and organizing a
one-time photo expedition for a magazine shoot to selling one's work to a nature
stock agency. The book provides extensive coverage of digital production, file
management, email/internet distribution, and other competitive tools of the
Written in a tone that appeals both to serious pros and thrill seekers and
spiced with multiple anecdotes from the author's own excursions, this versatile
companion combines photographic competence and fun at its best.