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Photographing Wild Birds


This comprehensive guide looks at all aspects of taking great photographs of birds, illustrated throughout with the author’s fabulous pictures and full of practical advice on equipment and working methods. The practicalities of working in the field are the fundamental skills for any bird photographer and here the author’s many years of professional experience allow him to explain clearly his methods for stalking, using hides, capturing action or rare birds, even in tough conditions, as well as advanced techniques such as using decoys or tapes. Each section contains a feature interview with a successful bird photographer showcasing their work and the particular techniques or subjects, and an extended section of case studies shows how these field techniques are put into practice to capture stunning images of many birds. Introductory chapters on equipment and camera techniques, and concluding chapters on post-production, including digital storage, complete this comprehensive guide.