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John Shaw’s Guide to Digital Nature Photography

John Shaw's Guide to Digital Nature Photography by John Shaw
Mar 17, 2015 | 240 Pages
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Table Of Contents

What Is There to Photograph?

01 / Gear
Which Camera?
Setting Up Your Camera
Tripods and Heads

02 / Getting Started
Working in Stops
Exposure Modes
Metering and Metering Patterns
Manual Exposure
Autoexposure and Exposure Compensation
Proper Exposure and Histograms
High ISO

03 / Lenses
What Lenses Do
Focal Lengths
Depth of Field
Focusing a Lens
Zoom Lenses or Fixed-Focal-Length Lenses
Tilt/Shift (T/S) Lenses
Chromatic Aberration

04 / Composition
Learning to See Photo-Graphically
Vertical or Horizontal?
Framing and Placement
Working a Subject

05 / Close-ups
Defining a Close-up
Working Distance and Background Coverage
Making Lenses Focus Closer
Macro Lenses
Close-up Flash

06 / The Photographer at Work
My Personal Field Gear
Changing My Camera Settings
Working in the Field
Working in the Digital Darkroom

Index 218

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