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Book review: Digital capture after dark

| December 25, 2013 | Reply

Photography at night has become very popular. Modern cameras with sensors that deliver great quality even at high ISO settings offer many new possibilities. But photography after dark is no piece of cake. If you are new to this a good book can be of great help. “Digital capture after dark” by Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler and […]

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Choosing a lens for macro and close-up photography

| December 11, 2013 | Reply

Note: This is the latest version of this article. Latest update: December 12th 2013. This article is about choosing the right lens for close-up and macro photography in nature. There is no simple advice as there are many choices available. The most obvious one would be to buy a dedicated macro lens like a Canon […]

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Currently under redesign

| December 7, 2013 | Reply

This website is currently undergoing redisign. This can lead to some problems with some articles, galleries and pictures. Update will be complete soon.

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Book review: Success with wildlife photography by Steve and Ann Toon

| August 11, 2012 | Reply

I love Otters and when I saw the cover of this book I immediately was interested. For less than 15 Euros, there was not much too loose and I always get some inspiration out of wildlife and nature photography books. After finishing the book, I was not disappointed. It really is a good book. It […]

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Book review: Digital Flower Photography by Sue Bishop

| April 11, 2010 | 1 Reply

This book is a basic introduction into digital flower photography. On a little more than 140 pages it covers the basics of flower photography with a digital SLR camera. After an overview of necessary equipment like cameras or lenses the book covers exposure, depth of field, light, colour, choosing the right background, composition and digital […]

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Book review: The Ultimate Guide to Digital Nature Photography

| April 4, 2010 | Reply

I just finished reading the The Ultimate Guide to Digital Nature Photography published by the Mountain Trail Photo Team. I really like this book. It may not be “ultimate” but no book can be. For example, you could write a whole book only on bird or butterfly photography and fill more pages than this book […]

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E-book Review: Alan Murphy’s “Guide to Songbird Set-up Photography”

| March 16, 2010 | Reply

I recently had the change to read Alan Murphy’s “Guide to Songbird Set-up Photography”, an E-book written by Alan Murphy, one of the best bird photographers in the world and published by Arthur Morris’ Birds as Art Store. Alan Murphy has become famous for all his amazing pictures of song birds and other species which […]

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Book review: Digital Landscape Photography by John and Barbara Gerlach

| March 7, 2010 | Reply

A while ago, I published a review about the book Digital Nature Photography: The Art and the Science by John and Barbara Gerlach. I really liked their book and found that it was one of the best books on digital nature photography available. Recently I bought and read John and Barbara’s new book, called Digital […]

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Book review: Creative Bird Photography by Bill Coster

| February 20, 2010 | Reply

Birds are among the most popular subjects among nature photographers. But taking good pictures is not easy, one reason among many is that birds are often hard to approach. Because of this, some people think that creativity is only for landscape or flow close-up photography but for birds it’s enough to get a sharp, correctly […]

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Book Review: Michael Freeman’s Top Digital Photography Tips

| July 25, 2009 | Reply

There are many books on the market that offer a collection of tips for the digital photographer. Not all of them are worth reading. The book reviewed here is different and I think is one of the better tip collections on the market. This is not a book for the complete beginner. You should at […]

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