Creative Bird Photography: Essential Tips and Techniques by Bill CosterCreative Bird Photography: Essential Tips and Techniques by Bill Coster

Creative Bird Photography: Essential Tips and Techniques

byBill Coster

Paperback | March 1, 2010

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A leading wildlife photographer offers a fresh approach to photographing birds in this beautifully illustrated, indispensable guide.

Bill Coster carved out a niche taking photographs of birds in flight and has become one of the U.K.'s top wildlife photographers. In this inspirational guide, Coster shares the secrets of "creating good images of the birds you meet, going about their often complex and fascinating lives," as he writes in the introduction. "The main thrust of the book is about using that most precious piece of photographic equipment-your creativity."

Creative Bird Photography shows how to photograph specific aspects of birds' lives, such as eating and drinking, courtship and flight. The author gives examples, demonstrating approaches for taking great shots of these daily bird activities as well as taking "mood" photographs at dawn and dusk. Each photograph comes with detailed technical data, information about locations, and advice about overcoming challenges to achieve the perfect shot. Coster also shares fascinating anecdotes about his encounters with the birds featured and provides up-to-date sections on bird photography basics, including equipment and storage of digital images.

Bill Coster is one of the UK's leading wildlife photographers. His work frequently appears in national wildlife magazines and journals. He is widely travelled, often leading photography tours to North and South America, and the photographs used in this book include his images from around the world. Coster has lived in Essex, England, f...
Title:Creative Bird Photography: Essential Tips and TechniquesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.5 inPublished:March 1, 2010Publisher:Greystone Books Ltd.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1553655451

ISBN - 13:9781553655459

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“A master lensman.”—Birdwatching

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