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Bird Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

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In Bird Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, author and wildlife photographer Laurie Excell teaches you key techniques for capturing images of birds–whether you spot them in your own backyard or in a faraway, exotic location. Laurie starts by discussing various camera setups and basic settings and why she uses them, as well as the fundamentals of exposure and how it relates to real-world bird photography. She then covers practicing at home, planning your trip, and selecting the best locations and times to shoot. Finally, she explains how to interpret behavior to determine how to approach your subject–so that you can maximize the time you have on your next big photography adventure. Filled with dozens of beautiful images, this short ebook will show you how to get the bird photo you want every time you pick up your camera.

Follow along with your friendly and knowledgeable guide, photographer and author Laurie Excell, and you will:

  • Use your camera’s settings to gain full control over the look and feel of your images

  • Master the photographic basics of composition, focus, depth of field, and much more

  • Get tips on the best seasons and locations for photographing your subjects

  • Develop an understanding of your subjects' behavior, increasing your chances of getting great shots

  • Fully grasp all the concepts and techniques as you go, with assignments at the end of every chapter