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9781592283132

L.L. Bean Outdoor Photography Handbook, Revised and Updated

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    9781592283132

  • ISBN10:

    1592283136

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2007-03-01
  • Publisher: Lyons Press

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Summary

The L.L. Bean Outdoor Photography Handbook offers practical advice and reinforces the fundamentals for beginning and intermediate outdoor photographers. This book covers the gamut, including an introduction to understanding light; primers on equipment, film, exposure, gear, storage, and display; in-depth how-to advice on the most popular outdoor subjects; landscapes, close-ups, and wildlife; including invaluable pointers on the challenges presented by natural conditions.

Author Biography

Jim Rowinski is the former director of fly fishing for L.L. Bean. His photographs have appeared in many national magazines, catalogs, calendars, and books.
 
Kate Rowinski is a writer and catalog consultant, and author of several children’s books. The Rowinskis live in Virginia.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
How to Use This Bookp. xiii
Exposure, Light, and Filmp. 1
Painting with Lightp. 2
Measuring ana Controlling Lightp. 4
Shutter Speedp. 4
Aperturep. 7
Light Conditionsp. 10
Bright Sunlightp. 10
High-Contrast Subjectsp. 10
Back Lightingp. 12
Low Lightp. 14
What Is Film?p. 15
Choosing the Right Filmp. 16
Color Slide Filmp. 16
Color Print Filmp. 16
Black-and-White Filmp. 17
Film Attributesp. 17
Speedsp. 17
Color Sensitivityp. 18
Equipmentp. 21
The Camerap. 22
Exposure Controlp. 22
Metering Methodsp. 23
Shutter Speedsp. 23
Focusing Screens and Viewfinder Accessoriesp. 24
Manual or Auto-Focus?p. 24
Depth-of-Field Previewp. 24
Motor Drivesp. 25
Lensesp. 25
Angle of Viewp. 25
Wide-Angle Lensesp. 26
Short Telephoto Lensesp. 26
Long Telephoto Lensesp. 26
Zoom Lensesp. 27
Camera Supportsp. 27
Filtersp. 29
Skylight Filtersp. 30
Polarizing Filtersp. 31
Warming Filtersp. 31
Neutral-Density Filtersp. 32
Motor Drivesp. 32
Other Accessoriesp. 33
Composition and Perspectivep. 35
Identifying Your Subjectp. 37
Form and Lightp. 39
Perspective: Choosing Your Vantage Pointp. 41
The Rule of Thirds: Subject Placementp. 43
The Power of Lines, Texture, and Repetitionp. 46
Formatp. 50
The Landscapep. 53
Basic Landscape Designp. 54
Simplify, Simplify, Simplifyp. 54
Illustrating Scopep. 57
Illustrating Depthp. 59
The Ever-Changing Lightp. 62
The Edge of Lightp. 63
Weatherp. 65
Special Placesp. 65
Mountainsp. 66
Canyonsp. 67
Seascapesp. 69
Moving Waterp. 70
Deep Forestsp. 70
Fall Foliagep. 73
Close-Up Photographyp. 75
Equipmentp. 76
Compositionp. 78
Depth of Fieldp. 83
Lightingp. 85
Natural Lightp. 86
Artificial Lightp. 88
Shooting Wildlifep. 91
Equipmentp. 92
Animal Naturep. 96
Stalking and Concealmentp. 100
Getting the Great Shotp. 102
People in the Outdoorsp. 105
Facesp. 106
Compositionp. 109
Lightingp. 112
Special Conditionsp. 116
Winterp. 116
Waterp. 117
People in Actionp. 117
Encountering the Unusualp. 121
Wild Skiesp. 121
Virga, Rainbows, and Cloudsp. 122
Sunrises and Sunsetsp. 124
Lightningp. 125
Following the Heavensp. 126
Star Trailsp. 127
The Moonp. 127
The Sun and Solar Eclipsesp. 130
Aerial Photographyp. 130
The Special Challenges of Fieldworkp. 133
Basic Camera Packsp. 133
Coping with Weatherp. 134
Coldp. 134
Heatp. 137
Humidityp. 139
Keeping Your Equipment Cleanp. 140
Dust and Sandp. 140
Waterp. 141
Storage and Display of Prints and Slidesp. 145
Storagep. 146
Slidesp. 146
Printsp. 147
Displayp. 147
The Slide Showp. 147
Printsp. 149
Digital Technology and the Digital Camerap. 151
The Digital Camerap. 153
Megapixelsp. 153
Memoryp. 154
Zoomp. 156
Exposurep. 158
Choosing Your Camerap. 159
Point-and-Shoot Camerasp. 159
The Next Levelp. 160
Advanced Cameras and Professional SLRsp. 160
Capturing and Sharing Your Digital Picturesp. 163
Direct Printing to a Printer with a USB Connectionp. 163
Memory Card Slotsp. 164
Docking Stationsp. 164
Transferring Images to Your Computerp. 165
Downloading to an On-line Photo Servicep. 165
Making the Most of Your Imagesp. 166
File Formatsp. 169
Choosing a Desktop Printerp. 171
Organization and Storagep. 174
Glossaryp. 177
Indexp. 187
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