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by Ralph A. Clevenger


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25 years of nature photography instruction in one gorgeous, full-color, hands-on course.

25 years of nature photography instruction in one gorgeous, full-color, hands-on course. Anyone can photograph nature-just step outside and you're on location. But becoming a good nature photographer takes expert training. Just as he does in his classroom at Brooks, Clevenger explains how each photo was captured, the tools and techniques used, and typical problems related to capturing such a photo, along with solutions. Chapters also include sample Q&A sessions as well as assignments you can try yourself.

Ralph A. Clevenger teaches courses in nature photography, stock photography, video production, and undersea photography at Brooks Institute. Clevenger has traveled throughout the world on assignment. His clients include the Monterey Bay Aquarium, The Nature Conservancy, Denali National Park Wilderness Center, the National Park Service, and the National Marine Sanctuary.

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In Photographing Nature, Ralph Clevenger, whose images have appeared in such publications as NatureâÄôs Best . This book of nature photography instruction and inspiration features striking full-color images and concise, informative text.

by John and Barbara Gerlach. It includes the author's stunning nature images from across the United States.

25 years of nature photography instruction in one gorgeous, full-color, hands-on course Anyone can photograph nature—just step outside and you’re on location. But becoming a good nature photographer takes expert training. In Photographing Nature, Ralph Clevenger, whose images have appeared in such publications as Nature’s Best and National Geographic, shares the techniques he’s been personally using and teaching to aspiring photographers for the last 25 years in his popular nature photography course at the elite Brooks Institute. In this stunning, four-color course-in-a-book, each chapter opens with a spectacular photo spread from the natural world that Clevenger uses to illustrate themes and techniques essential to mastering nature photography. Just as he does in his classroom at Brooks, Clevenger explains how each photo was captured, the tools and techniques used, and typical problems related to capturing such a photo, along with solutions. Chapters also include sample Q&A sessions as well as assignments you can try yourself. By the time you’ve worked through all of the techniques in this beautiful, yet informative book, you’ll not only photograph the world differently, you’ll see it differently as well. With a foreword by George Lepp, one of North America’s best-known contemporary outdoor and nature photographers.

Comments: (7)

Yadon
Pros:
- Very well-written
- Filled with well-explained "how-tos", "tips and tricks" and "this is how I do it"
- Beautiful, to-the-point examples, and photos of actual techniques (as well as "before" and "after")

Cons:
- Intermediate-advanced guys (think photographers who do this for living, aka "pros") won't learn a whole lot
- Organization / structure of the book could've been a bit better given that the author is a Brooks Institute instructor

If you are a newbie or (even advanced) amateur, you will learn a lot from this book - there is no way you could've possibly hired someone to share so many tips, tricks and how-tos for $30. In that regard, the book is an amazing value.

At the same time, if you shoot nature for a living, this book may be too "beginner" for you
Jogas
I bought this book as a gift for my Dad who is starting to really advance in his photography. I am a professional, but do not usually shoot nature. Over Christmas, I decided to read the book and found myself extremely impressed with the breadth of information covered within. Not only does the author give you the basics that any good field photographer must know, but there are a lot of tips and tricks that I'm sure it has taken him decades to learn through his own trial and error. The tone is easy to read and the pictures are GORGEOUS, making it an enjoyable book to continue to flip through again and again. It struck me as the type of book that you would be able to return to repeatedly after you go out on "assignment" (even self assignment) and the wisdom therein would continue to pop out at you and become increasingly relevant as you experienced the challenges of nature photography first hand.
This makes a great gift for yourself or any nature shooter in your life - amateur or budding professional.
Thorgaginn
This is a great book! This book was not only educational but I enjoyed reading it very much! The author is a top notch nature photographer and a top notch teacher as well. The book isn't all that big as far as textbooks go and it's easy to read. Yet the volume of knowledge and experience I'll be lucky to absorb just a third of it just once. I'll definitely be reading it again this winter and probably a third time in the spring.

Ralph Clevenger not only describes how he set up many of his cool nature shots, but he also goes into a lot of detail about his equipment and how he uses it. He lists every item of equipment he uses no matter how minor. He describes how he organizes, stores and transports his equipment and his reasoning behind it. Throughout the book he details exactly how and why he uses each piece of equipment.

"Photographing Nature" is a bargain when you compare the very low price with the volume of experience and knowledge the author shares with you in a very understandable manner.
Araath
This book is small in size, but very big in stature!

The photos are impressive by any measure. But what really sets the book apart are the detailed descriptions of the "how he did it" that accompany almost every photo, including many "tricks of the trade" that can often be leveraged by mere mortals carrying a point and shoot camera. That's not to say there aren't photos taken using lenses, equipment and methods that cost thousands of dollars. There are. So people who are serious enthusiasts or who regularly dabble with their digital SLRs (like me) can also get a lot out of this book. That's what makes it such a fun coffee table item. Almost everyone who picks it up can find photos they like and learn something relevant to their skillset - and investment level.

You also might want to consider getting this book if you live in or have visited California and are looking for gifts that reflect some of the state's diverse natural beauty. Based on my rough tally of location attributions, it looks like a majority of the photos in the book were taken in California.

Whatever the reason you might buy or gift this book, I don't think you can go wrong. It seems like there is always someone in the circle of family and friends trying to learn about and improve upon their photography skills. Oh, and did I mention most of pics in this book are breathe-taking?
Wild Python
Just received the book yesterday, it is very well written by a man that truely has a passion for Photographing Nature. The pictures are inspiring and the text is easy to read and insightful on what it takes to get GREAT images. I will be keeping this book for years to look at and refer to- WONDERFUL BOOK.
Dominator
This is a fantastic book. I learned some great tips and the photos are wonderful. It's easy to learn how to make improvements in my own photos. I like the approachable voice of the author, he offers useful information without the dryness of a text book. And it's a book I can go back to often for suggestions in every photographic situation.
Arador
This book was recommended to me by another photographer who said this book was the best book she ever saw. It's good but not the best out there.
Disappointing. The whole first chapter on playing nice - REALLY ???. Even though, important Not what I bought this book for (say a few sentences or a paragraph and get on with it). Hope I don't sound too harsh with that, but it was not what I was looking for - would like more meaty content on photography practices. Had I been in a book store and browsed through this book - I wouldn't have bout it.
Photographing Nature: A photo workshop from Brooks Institute's top nature photography instructor download epub
Photography & Video
Author: Ralph A. Clevenger
ISBN: 0321637542
Category: Arts & Photography
Subcategory: Photography & Video
Language: English
Publisher: New Riders; 1 edition (November 5, 2009)
Pages: 320 pages