This is an invaluable manual for wildlife photographers keen to improve and update their work with the newest techniques and digital equipment. "The Essential Wildlife Photography Manual" takes a spectacular photographic trip, from tropical rainforests to the polar extremes of the globe, revealing the myriad of creatures and how to perfectly capture them. Chris Weston covers the basics-including essential information on transporting kit overseas - as well as understanding and photographing the best of wildlife subjects. His down-to-earth, practical approach consolidates a huge amount of technical information into easy-to-read, step-by-step chunks. Illustrated with world-class photography throughout, "The Essential Wildlife Photography Manual" boasts practical case studies from top international lights Art Wolfe, Jim Brandenburg, and Paul Harcourt-Davies, who reveal the secrets of their trade. This gives an insight into the world of professional wildlife photography, while there's also essential information on working with biologists, zoologists, and researchers.
Chris Weston is a full time photographer specializing in natural history and wildlife. A regular contributor to UK magazines, Chris also leads numerous workshops and overseas photographic safaris. He is the author of a number of books, including The Essential Lighting Manual, 500 Digital Hints, Tips, and Techniques and Mastering Your Digital SLR for RotoVision. He lives in Hertfordshire, UK.