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National Geographic: The Ultimate Field Guide to Landscape Photography


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Ever wonder how landscape photographers manage to capture every detail in a panoramic shot of the Grand Canyon? Want to make a waterfall look like velvet? Or highlight the shafts of sunlight in your pictures of forests? These answers and more can be found in this definitive new guide to landscape photography—a must-have resource for amateur and experienced shutterbugs alike.

Filled with practical information and step-by-step instruction, this volume easily fits in a camera bag for handy field reference. A glossary of useful web sites and professional resources completes this authoritative guide from National Geographic—the ultimate "professor" for anyone eager to learn how to take better landscape photos.

In clear, straightforward language, master photographer Robert Caputo reviews the basics of landscape photography for both film and digital camera users. Using concrete examples, he reveals recent directions in style and sheds light on the latest technology, advising how and when to use it. Every picture shown in the book includes specific details on shutter speed, aperture settings, ISO settings, lenses, and types of cameras.

Profiles of top landscape photographers provide more innovative tips for making your pictures unique. And a hefty chapter shares up-to-the-minute information on new equipment and software for creating better digital images.

  • Softcover
  • 160 pages, 135 illustrations
  • 5 1/4" x 8 1/2"
  • © 2007

Robert Caputo, a master photographer, cameraman, and writer, has contributed photographs to National Geographic and other leading magazines for more than 30 years. He has written photographic books for children and adults, including the single-volume National Geographic Field Guide to Photography and the landscape book in our original photography field guide series.


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Excellent pictures, short on info

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  • Overpriced For Paperback
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Needs to be bigger , more information, hardback for frequent user. Overpriced the way it is. Many other books of better quality, size, etc. on market for less price including several of your own books.

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