London: Rotovision, 2008. Quarto, colour photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Showcases work reflecting all aspects of the genre, including projects shot in rural and urban settings; landscape and macro photography; culture, commerce, architecture and cuisine; underwater, maritime, high-altitude, wilderness, and adventure; and, shooting in different climates and topologies. The ethics of photographing indigenous peoples and endangered wildlife, and issues relating to ecology, conservation, and tourism are also dealt with by contributors. The need for specialist photographic equipment and survival kit is also highlighted. Image portfolios, combined with the photographers' comments on what has influenced their lighting styles and technical decisions, introduce readers to the aesthetics of travel and nature photography. Photographers' technical breakdowns of the lighting, composition, colour, tone, etc, they have used, and why, gives readers a thorough knowledge of appropriate equipment and techniques. Checklists and tips-and-hints panels pass on hard-won knowledge in a simple form.
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