Capturing the Moment: The Art & Science of Photographing Wild Animals - 2nd Edition
Photographing wildlife is one of the most rewarding areas of photography. It touches our emotions, is dynamic and fast moving, and when we allow ourselves to enter an animal's world, the experience changes our lives.
Photographer, Author and Workshop Leader Kathleen Reeder has fine-tuned her tips to photographing wildlife in this fully revised reference guide. Featuring over 50 of her beautiful wildlife photos from North America and Africa, as well as numerous charts, tables and graphs, the information presented is ideal for all skill levels, from beginner to advanced.
The book expands on the ideas central to Kathleen's photography techniques and reflects the latest advances in technology (including mirrorless cameras and artificial intelligence). It outlines essential elements for capturing visually compelling images, simplifies the technical knowledge, prepares you for spending a day in the field and can fit in your camera bag. Enjoy the personal connections with wildlife and being a part of those incredible moments!
Camera Settings For Animals in Snow
When presented with the opportunity to photograph animals in snow, this reference book helps you be prepared with the most optimal camera settings, taking into account sky light, speed of the animal, whether you want to freeze or blur movement, whether you're hand holding the camera or using a tripod, the number of animals in the composition and physical size and color of the animal. It gives you the suggested lenses, exposure mode, aperture, shutter speed, ISO, focus mode, metering mode and exposure compensation. This book is a great reference for wildlife photographers of all skill levels.
Camera Settings: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
When presented with the opportunity to photograph Arizona-indigenous animals, birds, reptiles and raptors, this book helps you be ready with lenses and camera settings. It’s a collection of photos and associated camera equipment/settings captured at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in the Tucson Mountains.
Not a “museum” in the usual sense, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a 98 acre zoo, botanical garden, art gallery, natural history museum, and aquarium. There are two miles of walking paths through various desert habitats with over 200 animal species, including native mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, and birds. From October – April, the Museum has a daily raptor free flight, described as a dynamic bird of prey flight demonstration in the open desert to showcase natural behaviors of native birds. The Museum also has a wonderful hummingbird aviary and several butterfly-dense gardens.
This book provides the optimal lenses and camera settings, taking into account lighting, speed of the animal and whether you're hand holding your camera or using a tripod. It gives you the suggested lenses, exposure mode, aperture, shutter speed, ISO, focus mode, metering mode and exposure compensation. This book is a great reference for photographers of all skill levels.
Wildlife Photography - Ten Composition Tips
Why do some photos grab our attention and others do not? It’s because of the artistic qualities of the photo. Mastering the artistic quality of your wildlife photos is a journey. An excellent composition will reveal what was experienced up close, in that one moment. This eBook will provide you with the essential composition elements, simplified down to 10 techniques, to help master these artistic skills. Practice these tips and be rewarded with incredible wildlife photographs.
Cats: Stunning Photos, Volume 1
From one beautiful cat to the next, this is an iconic collection of some the world’s most elusive, majestic, ferocious, powerful and mysterious cats, carefully selected for your inspiration. Enjoy images of African lions, white lions, cheetahs, leopards, snow leopards, tigers, mountain lions, lynxes, bobcats, servals and caracal. Wildlife photographer Kathleen Reeder showcases her stunning cat portraits in over 50 full-color photographs. The remarkable pictures in this book will appeal to all who want to feel inspired by the innocence, purity and courage of wildlife.
Dogs: Stunning Photos, Volume 2
From one beautiful dog to the next, this is an iconic collection of some the world’s most elusive, majestic, ferocious, powerful and mysterious dogs, carefully selected for your inspiration. Enjoy images of gray wolves, coyote, arctic fox, red fox, cross fox, African wild dog, black-backed jackal and kit fox. Wildlife photographer Kathleen Reeder showcases her stunning dog portraits in 40 full-color photographs. The remarkable pictures in this book will appeal to all who want to feel inspired by the innocence, purity and courage of wildlife.