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National Geographic Photography Field Guide: Birds

Simmons, Rulon

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ISBN 10: 0792268784 / ISBN 13: 9780792268789
Published by National Geographic, 2002
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An informative guide to bird photography; what equipment to use, tips for getting close, and photography websites. Bookseller Inventory # R1504075

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Title: National Geographic Photography Field Guide:...

Publisher: National Geographic

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Used: Like New

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In a single year, 25 million people will travel specifically to observe and photograph wild birds, spending 18.1 billion dollars on trips, equipment, and publications. And this dedicated population continues to grow each year. Now, National Geographic offers novice to advanced birders and photographers a sturdy, easy-to-carry guide packed with the information they will need to take their best wild bird photographs. Author Rulon Simmons, a 30-year birder and award-winning photographer, joins Bates Littlehales, a 40-year National Geographic photographer specializing in birds, to offer specifics on finding and photographing birds, whether in the backyard or in the nation?s stunning national parks. Includes comprehensive information with full-color images on the right films and lenses to use; the best time of day to shoot; stalking, luring, and ?posing? birds; range maps and birding hotspots; and a complete index. This excellent companion to National Geographic?s #1 selling National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America is the only book photographers will need to capture stunning images of wild birds.

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Rulon Simmons is a 30-year birder who has photographed more than 300 species in his birding quest. He is an expert technician in image quality at Kodak and teaches photography for Kodak and for a local college. He has written and photographed for Popular Photography, Kodakis Viewpoints magazine, Birds and Blooms, The Genessee, NG BirdWatcher. His work appears in the book Applied Photography. An exhibit of his bird photography was featured at the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography. He has won numerous photographic competitions, domestic and International.

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