Have you ever wondered how legendary nature photographers like Jim Zuckerman and John Sexton create their captivating images™ Here is your opportunity to follow in their footsteps, as these and other top photographers capture the beauty and drama of nature on film.
You’ll learn their favorite shooting techniques, visit their favorite locations and learn how each photographer has learned to express his or her creative vision. You’ll read stories from behind the photos—like how Jim Zuckerman improvised when he came upon a once-in-a-lifetime scene in Africa, but the flash he needed to capture it was thousands of miles away on his kitchen table. You’ll even learn how bird photographer Arthur Morris turned his seven-year hobby into a legendary career.
Pairing fascinating text with over 150 stunning images, this book provides an inside look at the photographers who risk their equipment, safety and sometimes their lives, to produce world-class images of nature.
SPECS: 8.5 X 11, paperback, over 100 full color photos, 128 pgs, index, glossary
About the Author: Jenni Bidner is the former editor of Petersen’s PHOTOgraphic, as well as other magazines. She currently serves as the editor of Content and Community for Photoalley.com. Bidner has been active in the photo industry for fifteen years and is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, from which she holds a B.S. in Professional Photography.
Melena Wagner has been a professional photographer for the past fifteen years. Her images have appeared in numerous books and magazines across the United States and abroad. Wegner is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, from which she holds a B.A. in Photographic Illustration.