Cookies must be enabled to use this web application.

To allow this site to use cookies, use the steps that apply to your browser below. If your browser is not listed below, or if you have any questions regarding this site, please contact us.

Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • 1. Select "Internet Options" from the Tools menu.
  • 2. Click on the "Privacy" tab.
  • 3. Click the "Default" button.
  • 4. Click "OK" to save changes.
Chrome Chrome
  • 1. Click the "Spanner" icon in the top right of the browser.
  • 2. Click Options and change to the "Under the Hood" tab.
  • 3. Scroll down until you see "Cookie settings:".
  • 4. Set this to "Allow all cookies".
Firefox Firefox
  • 1. Go to the "Tools" menu and select "Options".
  • 2. Click the "Privacy" icon on the top of the window.
  • 3. Click on the "Cookies" tab.
  • 4. Check the box corresponding to "Allow sites to set Cookies.
  • 5. Click "OK" to save changes.
Opera Opera
  • 1. Click on the "Tools" menu and then click Preferences.
  • 2. Change to the Advanced tab, and to the cookie section.
  • 3. Select "Accept cookies only from the site I visit" or "Accept cookies".
  • 4. Ensure "Delete new cookies when exiting Opera" is not ticked.
  • 5. Click OK.
Netscape and Mozilla Suite Netscape and Mozilla Suite
  • 1. Select "Preferences" from the Edit menu.
  • 2. Click on the arrow next to "Privacy & Security".
  • 3. Under "Privacy & Security" select "Cookies".
  • 4. Select "Enable all cookies".
  • 5. Click "OK" to save changes.
Safari Safari
  • 1. Click on the "Cog" icon in Safari.
  • 2. Click Preferences.
  • 3. Change to the Security tab.
  • 4. Select "Only from sites I visit" or "Allow".
  • 5. Close the dialog using the cross.
Book Image Not Available
Book details
  • Genre:PHOTOGRAPHY
  • SubGenre:Subjects & Themes / Plants & Animals
  • Language:English
  • Pages:95
  • eBook ISBN:9781618424617

A Totally Biased Close-Up and Macro Photography Book

Secrets of a working pro that anyone can use, part 1

by Rob Sheppard

Book Image Not Available
Overview
Rob Sheppard's goal for this book is to make close-up nature photography more accessible and more fun for everyone. There is so much about close-up and macro photography that gives the impression that you have to have a macro lens or other special gear. You don’t and this book will show you how to get close in a number of ways. You will quickly learn what is important, how to use a set of techniques, and you will see example photographs for all. Your experience will dictate what you can do with each technique, so this book is for everyone.
Description
Rob Sheppard put this book together to give you solid information about shooting close-ups, yet not require you to spend days reading in order to use it. In this e-book, Sheppard helps you become a better close-up photographer and not simply throw a lot of information at you that is hard to take in and use. Sheppard knows what that is like. He says he spent years trying to learn as much as he could about photography, always afraid of missing the one vital link needed to be a “really good Photographer.” He discovered that such a link is elusive ... and it doesn’t exist. It is like the search for the Holy Grail, a noble quest, but something that wastes a lot of time. So, Sheppard took all of those good and bad ideas rattling around in his head and just gives you the good ones. These are ideas based on real experience, Sheppard's long-time experience as a professional nature photographer. Sheppard offers you techniques that he knows really work and can help you become a better close-up photographer. Plus you will see real-world examples of all sorts of subjects in close-up and macro compositions. Topics covered include gear for getting close -- what do you really need? Why both telephotos and wide-angles are important for close-ups and how to use them. How to work a subject to get better shots. How the angle you are to a subject affects how the viewer relates to that subject. The many types of light that can make a close-up better with ideas on their use. And more.
About the author
Rob Sheppard is author/photographer of over 30 books about photography, as well as a well-known speaker and workshop leader, and a Fellow with the North American Nature Photography Association. He was the long-time editor of the prestigious Outdoor Photographer magazine and presently he is editor-at-large for Outdoor Photographer. As author/photographer, Sheppard has written hundreds of articles about photography and nature, plus books including the Magic of Digital Landscape Photography, The Magic of Digital Nature Photography, and the National Geographic Field Guide to Digital Photography. His website is at www.robsheppardphoto.com; his blog is at www.natureandphotography.com.
Thanks for submitting a review!

Your review will need to be approved by the author before being posted.

See Inside
Session Expiration WarningYour session is due to expire.

Your online session is due to expire shortly.
Would you like to extend your session and remain logged in?

Session Expired

Your session has expired.We're sorry, but your online session has expired.
Please log back into your account to continue.