eleanor oliphant win prizes books of the month tudor queens series lyrebird
Search our site
Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell Read the opening extract of the brand new Lisa Jewell book before its publication on 27/07/2017

Wildlife Photographer A Course in Creative Photography by Chris Gomersall
  

Wildlife Photographer A Course in Creative Photography

RRP £25.00

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

Wildlife Photographer A Course in Creative Photography by Chris Gomersall

As nature photography has shifted decisively towards digital in recent years, much has been written offering guidance and tips on technical matters, but there has been little published on the creative aspects. European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Chris Gomersall addresses this gap in a fresh and accessible guide, which takes account of developments in photography without dwelling on technical details. Ten thematic chapters on subjects such as Space, Light, Time and Developing a Narrative are generously packed with examples, advice and suggestions for projects and exercises. The second part of the book consists of sixteen case studies, where Gomersall describes how he achieved some of his most outstanding images. The large new audience for a guide such as this is evidenced in the growth of ecotourism and the uptake of digital cameras with excellent zoom facilities in recent years. The field has opened up to many more people as cameras are now largely automated and foolproof. The book will serve as an inspiration to these relative newcomers, as well as to more accomplished photographers who are technically assured but are looking to extend their creativity, to try fresh approaches and to learn from one of the masters.

Reviews

This book will give you the drive to do even more or even take up the hobby for the first time. Birdwatching This photography course breaks the mould of others by abandoning the manual format of tables and charts. All the techie information is still there, but delivered in a more organic and conversational style, with discussion about the contexts that photography comes from and exists within. The author is an experienced professional photographer of wildlife, and he distils knowledge and wisdom accrued over the years into a progressive portfolio. Good Book Guide An inspiration for photographers who aspire to capture stunning nature pictures. Westmorland Gazette A delight not only for those who aspire to take such photographs, but also for those who admire wildlife photography. Good Book Guide


About the Author

CHRIS GOMERSALL has worked as a full-time, self-employed wildlife photographer since 1984, initially as staff photographer for the RSPB. The first British photographer to win the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year (2007), he is a Nikon UK training partner and runs tours and workshops throughout the year. He is the author of Photographing Wild Birds (David & Charles 2001), and was the principal photographer and picture editor on Mark Cocker and Richard Mabey's Birds Britannica (Chatto 2005). Chris lives in Potton, Bedfordshire.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

26th January 2012

Author

Chris Gomersall

More books by Chris Gomersall
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Publisher

Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Format

Hardback
192 pages

Categories

Photographic equipment & techniques
Wildlife: general interest

ISBN

9780711231191

I love the 'like for like' author recommendations, it's like an old friend whispering in your ear.

Emma Caddick

Because of Lovereading I have broadened my reading horizons with some really great books that I probably would never have chosen myself.

Susan Walsh

Their sending me my first book to review 18 months ago re-awakened my fondness for reading, since then I have purchased some real gems.

Barry Griffiths

Insightful reader reviews and unbiased recommendations. I don't know how I chose books before Lovereading! An essential for all book lovers.

Sarah Harper

Love Reading - it not only does what it says on the tin, it does it with Jam on!!

Maz Tucker

It has enriched my leisure time by introducing me to a world of books which I would not have previously considered.

Val Rowe

Lovereading tells me about new books before they hit the shelves, lets me find other authors I may like and has great prize draws!

Sheila Dale

Lovereading - a community of people passionate about reading and sharing their views. An incomparable website for book lovers.

Helen Clark

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools