Captured: Lessons from Behind the Lens of a Legendary Wildlife Photographer
by Moose Peterson
New Riders | October 2010 | ISBN-10: 0321720598 | PDF | 408 pages | 138 mb
Captured: Behind the Lens of a Legendary Wildlife Photographer is more than just a photography book-it's a chronicle of more than 30 years' worth of unbelievable moments that only nature can reveal.
And Moose Peterson is more than just a wildlife photographer-he's a storyteller in both prose and pictures.
If you're looking for the ultimate guide to wildlife photography from a man who has devoted his entire career to capturing nature's finest and most rare moments, you'll find it here in Captured.
If you're looking to be transported into the wild to confront a grizzly bear and her cubs, stumble upon a pack of wolves, or capture an owl in flight, you'll find it here, as well. You'll also find a healthy dose of inspiration as the stories behind the photos are revealed as only Moose can tell them.
In the end, you'll come away with invaluable photographic techniques gained through a lifetime of experience and a new appreciation for the passion of wildlife photography. You'll gain knowledge that you can put to use on your next excursion into the wild, your local or state park, or even your own backyard.
About the Author
A Nikon Legend Behind the Lens, Lexar Elite Photographer, recipient of the John Muir Conservation Award, Research Associate with the Endangered Species Recovery Program, published in over 130 magazines worldwide, author of 23 books and lecturing across the country to thousands upon thousands of photographers barely covers the work and goals of wildlife photographer Moose Peterson. One of the original Nikon shooters to receive the D1 in 1999, Moose embraced this new technology becoming the only wildlife photographer in the world to shoot strictly digital in the early years. A beta site for all the major hardware and software manufacturers, Moose continues his main goal of photographing the life history of North America ’s endangered wildlife and wildplaces using the latest tools. A creative innovator of new techniques both behind the camera and the computer is the driving force behind his photography and goals.
Chapter 1 You Gotta Start Somewhere 1
Chapter 2 No Illusions, I’m Not in Control 38
Chapter 3 Hold onto Your Pants! 70
Chapter 4 In All Honesty, This Is Really Just a Starting Point 108
Chapter 5 And That’s How You Do It 152
Chapter 6 It’s Just That Essential to Success 198
Chapter 7 They Set the Stage 238
Chapter 8 It’s Not Over by Any Stretch of the Imagination 292
Appendix 1 My Camera Bag & Gear 368
Appendix 2 My Cleaning Kit 370
Appendix 3 My D3 Settings 372
Appendix 4 My Original Teddy Bear Exercise 378
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