Fully illustrated guide to superb landscapes, seascapes, shoreline and weather events as they impact on the environment, including how to create dramatic pictures of storms, lightning strikes, misty scenes and rainbows.
For each type of nature scene we recommend suitable equipment, camera settings, how to approach each shot, and advice on post-capture editing.
Each chapter has links to useful related web pages for further information on specific topics.
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As the images in Nature Photography show, Margaret Brown has travelled extensively with camera in hand. She has been writing on photography for more than 30 years, and she has been taking and printing photos since the age of 9. Currently her authoritative camera and lens reviews and technique articles appear in enthusiast photographic magazine and website, Photo Review, and she is author of the popular and extensive Photo Review Pocket Guide series, and the Australian Consumer Association's Choice Guide to Digital Photography.
A typical beach shoreline on the north east coast of Victoria, photographed from a low angle with an ultra-wide angle lens to create a different perspective. Canon EOS 400D, 10mm focal length, ISO 100, 1/60 second at f/18.
Sunset at Macquarie Island with the sun behind the hills. Sony DSLR-A100, 75mm focal length, ISO 200, 1/80 second at f/5.6. (Photograph by Nick Brown.)
Rain cells over the plains near the Stirling Ranges in Western Australia, photographed from Mount Trio using exposure compensation of -0.7EV to prevent highlights from 'blowing out' to white. Canon PowerShot G10, 25mm focal length, ISO 80, 1/800 second at f/6.3.
Mists rising above the Champagne Pool in the Wai-O-Tapu geothermal area in New Zealand. Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 24mm focal length, ISO 100, 1/180 second at f/11.
A partial arch over Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands north of Scotland. Note the faint patch of the second arch above the brightest section. Canon EOS 300D, 18mm focal length, ISO 200, 1/320 second at f/11.
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