This guidebook combines two markets clamouring for books and information -photographers and birders - especially information coming from an expert in both fields National Geographic. This book will appeal to buyers of two of National Geographic's strongest selling backlist titles: National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America and National Geographic Photography Field Guide. This sturdy, easy to carry, and information-packed guidebook brings the birder and photographer - from novice to advanced - the specifics on finding and photographing birds whether in the back garden or in a stunning natural setting. Author Rulon Simmons, 30-year birder and photographer gives you the best film to use, the best lens, the best time of day to shoot. While the photography guidance is for all birds, special tips will be given for favorite songbirds, raptors, and others. Find out how to stalk, lure, and pose a bird while staying out of sight. Full-colour images, excellent range maps, contact information, and superb index are included. 1. National Geographic, renowned experts in the field of photography, brings you the latest in their best-selling photography field guide series. 2.
Excellent companion to the Field Guide to Birds of North America 3. Avid and growing market.
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.