Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography by J. Chris Hansen

By J. Chris Hansen

Photographing birds on your yard is a handy, lucrative, and addictive event. secrets and techniques of yard fowl images is a consultant to that pursuit. during this ebook, writer and natural world photographer J. Chris Hansen teaches ideas for growing professional-quality photographs of the themes correct on your yard.

This e-book covers all facets of yard poultry images, together with the simplest digital camera apparatus to exploit and the fundamentals of attracting birds utilizing fowl feeders, perches, backgrounds, and picture blinds. You'll know about the typical digital camera settings and composition types used to create extraordinary yard chook images.

This booklet additionally bargains rules and examples of the way to express your images, together with step by step directions for a number of enjoyable, effortless initiatives for the do-it-yourselfer. secrets and techniques of yard poultry images incorporates a selection of attractive, precise photos that illustrate the real features of making attractive images of the birds correct on your yard.

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Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography

Photographing birds on your yard is a handy, worthwhile, and addictive experience. secrets and techniques of yard chook images is a advisor to that pursuit. during this e-book, writer and natural world photographer J. Chris Hansen teaches options for growing professional-quality photographs of the themes correct on your backyard.

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An honest day’s work This man may feel that his job is ordinary, but maybe he’s involved in the construction of the world’s tallest building—wouldn’t that make his job extraordinary? What makes this image stand out is the shallow depth of field, which blurs out the background. We can also see he is surrounded by metal, which contextualizes the image. The icing on the cake is the sparks, which give the image more . . well, spark! indd 34 22/03/2012 11:25 o rdin a ry sc e n e , e x t ra or din a ry ph ot ogr a p h Are we all just repeats?

The river is usually no different to any other river, but on this one day of the year it came alive with the color of the floating lanterns. I was able to get this photo of the lady floating a lantern during the festival. I used the light from the lantern to focus on her face, which made the shot very challenging, but also very rewarding. indd 41 22/03/2012 11:26 C hapter 2 | M A KI NG THE ORDI NARY EXTRAORDI NARY Ritual This monk is performing a ritual that he has probably carried out many times before.

At nighttime the chance to use long exposure can really transform what appears a humdrum urban jungle into something space age! then there is the human side to any neighborhood—where there are people there will always be good photo opportunities, and then it just takes the patience to capture the decisive moment. If you never thought to photograph your local neighborhood here are some examples of shots you might try. 5 1 2 6 4 3 1. iN a WorLD of His oWN 2/3. LiNes aND rePeTiTioN as a photographer you sometimes get a photographic gift, though you still have to take it.

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