Contents: Art of Bird Photography: The Complete Guide to Professional Field Techniques (): Arthur Morris: Books. Written in a manner that is easy to understand, this book offers fresh insight and practical tips that will broaden horizons for nature and bird photographers. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Tim Boyer is an award-winning nature photographer. Bird photography can be difficult, but with this book you will learn how to make it easier, and you'll learn how to be more successful and create.

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This book is well written and includes tack sharp photos of all kinds of birds. It is obvious that Morris is passionate about his photography and has mastered long. Art of Bird Photography book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Whether one photographs songbirds in the backyard, or travel. The Handbook of Bird Photography distills the knowledge, talent, and experience of three well-known professional wildlife photographers into one beautifully.

The last two chapters point us to the future. Read offers ways of sharing digitally and in paper, tips for successful presentations and for entering photograph contests. The most intriguing suggestions involve giving back—donating photographs to conservation and educational projects, and, even more strategically, bartering access to a preserve in exchange for documenting bird activity.

Mastering Bird Photography: Donna was a Library Journal book reviewer for 15 years, reviewing over titles, and has also reviewed labor relations books and contributed articles on labor relations research to specialized journals and monographs. When she is not birding or working on her nature photography, Donna travels to Florida, where she attempts to turn her young nephews into birders so far, they are fisherman who send her photos of birds , to Los Angeles to visit her writer daughter and son-in-law, or somewhere wonderfully new and birdy.

She also contemplates someday writing an article for her blog, Queensgirl. Notify me of follow-up comments via e-mail. Get 10, Birds in your email inbox every day. Sign up for our free email newsletter! Email address: All words, images, and opinions are the property of their respective authors unless stated otherwise.

Your Comment: Best Bird of the Weekend First of February Welcome to 10, Birds, just the place for people who love birds , pictures of birds , and people who write about birds, birding, conservation, and much more. Trying to reach Mike or Corey?

Recent Posts Comments Tags. May 30, No Comments. May 29, 2 Comments. May 27, 1 Comment. May 26, No Comments. May 25, 4 Comments. May 24, No Comments. May 23, No Comments. May 22, No Comments. Beginners can learn and grow with it and even seasoned pros will probably pick up a few new tricks worth far more than the price of the book. No theories, ideas, or suppositions here — these are the techniques I personally use in the field.

Use it on your tablet Apple, Android, or Windows , enjoy it on your computer, and even put it on your smartphone so you have it with you out in the field for quick reference! In the tech section, we cover tripods, lenses, crop vs.

Jpeg, smarter ways of shooting from your car, the best metering and exposure modes and so much more! Speaking of which — I know that many times photography e-books are just a bunch of images with a smattering of text. That is NOT the case here.

The vast majority of this book is exceedingly helpful, direct information. While it does have plenty of pictures, each and every image serves to strengthen the lessons.

So many times we spend countless hundreds or even thousands of dollars downloading gear that we hope will help us create more powerful images. He enjoys traveling the country speaking at festivals and photo clubs. Alan and his wife Kim raise their children in the Houston area, where he can be found immersing himself in the local and migrating birds along the coast, valley and hill country of Texas. Andy Rouse is an inspirational wildlife photographer who is well known the world over.

He is the current holder of the Cherry Kearton award for wildlife photography from the Royal Geographical Society.

Arthur Morris is a free-lance nature photographer and writer specializing in birds. Arthur Morris has been a Canon Explorer of Light for more than 20 years and continues in that role today. Currently living in Indian Lake Estates, FL, Artie now photographs, travels, speaks, and teaches extensively across North America and around the world. In he was awarded the Eric Hosking prize given to the most prepared under nature photographer, which he repeated in , , and !

His excellent eye for details and ability for professional work has made him one of the best known wildlife photographers in the world.

His highly distinctive images have earned him many awards and accolades. David has enjoyed a long and close association with book publishing having been the author or commissioned photographer for more than 40 titles. Glenn Bartley is a world renowned professional nature photographer from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

He focuses almost all of his efforts on capturing intimate images of birds in their natural habitat. His images regularly appear in books on birds including several by National Geographic. Gregory Basco is a professional nature photographer based in Costa Rica. He believes in representing the nature in a unique way.

First, I use a number of in-camera techniques flash, creative exposures, different shutter speeds, filters to give a different take on my subjects. Second, I attempt to include something in the frame a little plant, more habitat, interesting light, motion, lines, out of focus background elements that gives any image that little something extra. He lives in Liminka, Finland.

His photography work has been used worldwide and he has co-published several books of birds and photography. Miguel Lasa started taking photographs as a teenager when his mother gave him a film SLR as a birthday gift. Since then, photography has become his passion.

Top 12 Bird Photographers in the World

He has traveled the world in search of wildlife subjects. For Ofer Levy, photography is his passion, profession and a way of life. He has been fascinated by nature ever since he can remember. Ofer Levy served as a Biology teacher for many years. He believes that his photography and teaching wildlife photography to others serves as a tool to promote the love for nature and conservation. She is passionate about birds and is specializing in bird photography.

In documenting birds through her photographs, she has developed a style of technical excellence combined with a captivating story. She has travelled to most of the National parks in India, and has also been to national parks in Africa.

For Rathika, wildlife photography is not only for her a passion, but a powerful medium to help conserve nature. Her work has been appreciated and featured in several national and international publications as well as exhibitions.

Tim Laman is a field biologist and wildlife photojournalist. He credits his childhood in Japan, where he had ready access to the mountains and oceans, for his strong interest in exploring nature, both above and below water.

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Since then, he has pursued his passion for exploring wild places and documenting little-known and endangered wildlife by becoming a regular contributor to National Geographic. He has 21 articles to his credit to date, all of which have had a conservation message. Tim has also published more than a dozen scientific articles related to rainforest ecology and birdlife.

Tim Laman has developed somewhat of a reputation for being able to come back with shots of nearly impossible subjects like gliding animals in Borneo, displaying Birds of Paradise, and some of the most critically endangered birds in the world such as the Nuku Hiva Pigeon and the Visayan Wrinkled Hornbill of the Philippines. He continues to relish such challenges, and firmly believes that promoting awareness through photography can make a difference for conservation.

I bet you do. Take your time and go through each of them. Study all the photographs from these top 12 bird photographers. See what makes them different. You know why? Their work speaks for itself. Mention the photographer name and link to their portfolio.

Prathap is a professional nature photographer and founder of Nature Photography Simplified blog. He aims to simplify every photography concept to help beginners and amateur photographers. Look at Michael Milica great photographer http: I would just want to thank you for your recent project, the bird photo contest. It is truly inspiring for a bird lover like me. Hello Prathap, thank you for sharing all this wonderful work where we can be inspired and learn!

Do you know Melissa Groo? Her website is here: Do take a look! Sudhir Shivaram is one of the best photographers who have inspired many, a teacher who is easily accessible.

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His images have several awards and one of which have won the best yellow cover on National Geographic. Do have a look www. Hi Beena, I know Sudhir Shivaram from years.

I follow him closely too. Thanks for sharing it here. I like the significant facts you give in your own articles. I will bookmark your website and examine again here repeatedly. Excellent luck for that up coming!Gombert rated it liked it Nov 11, Tim Edgerly rated it really liked it Feb 19, Rating details. He offers advice on lots of topics, from sketching birds in the field to feathers shapes to an analysis of different birding gear.

The book is divided into two parts — creative and technical techniques. May 26, No Comments. He stresses the importance of approaching slowly and keeping low, and describes the use of portable blinds or a car, but above all emphasizes understanding bird behaviour and thinking creatively.

It has helped me immensely, both in the field and using my field guides.

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