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How and Where to Photograph Birds in Southern Africa

This informative book by the first South African to ever win the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award in the Bird Behaviour category, Isak Pretorius, is the most comprehensive guide on bird photography available.

A Comprehensive Guide on Bird Photography

Whether you are new to bird photography or already a passionate hobbyist, this guide will teach you all the tools, techniques and creative ideas required to take your bird photography to the next level. It covers everything you need to know to make your images look spectacular, including how to choose the right equipment, where to look for birds and how to predict their movements, how to get close enough to your subject and how to produce sharp images, to the digital darkroom. This is the most comprehensive guide on bird photography available – and the only guide you’ll ever need. 

About the Author

Isak Pretorius is a specialist wildlife photographic guide from South Africa. His discovery of nature’s special moments at a young age shaped his aspirations of today: to showcase the beauty of his continent’s natural wonders in a creative way. His bird and wildlife images have won multiple awards. His preferred genre of fine art bird photography is easily recognisable by his authentic style, simplistic design and technical skill.

Isak’s passion for nature is fuelled by the reminiscence of a classic Africa and his aim is to create conservation awareness for his continent’s natural wonders. He is not only focusing his attention on photographic assignments

throughout the African continent but also on offering private photographic safaris with avid amateur and professional photographers. He has taken a keen interest in educating photographers about their surroundings as well as teaching them the art of photography.

Specifications

  • 244-page paperback
  • 210 x 140 x 22mm (L x W x T)
  • 2014 Edition by Jacana Media
R 365 Awaiting Stock
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What's in the box

  • How and Where to Photograph Birds in Southern Africa by Isak Pretorius
  • Warranty not applicable

Reviewed by 9 customers

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Great book to help beginners. It covers everything you need to know about photographing birds.
Thanks Isak
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Excellent book. Full of information I needed for my bird photography. Plainly set out for even the beginner to understand. Well done!

Really great
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I am really enjoying the book, well written and easy to understand, great tips

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A great book, it is informative and comprehensive, I particularly like "Isak's Tips". It also reads nice ans easy, like a conversation.

Well worth the Investment!
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Found this book to be an easy, informative read with some great illustrations and tips. As a keen amateur, who enjoys photographing wildlife of every description, it is an invaluable guide to improving your technique and results...and not just for birds!! An excellent buy, well written .

Awesome and informative
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What a great book for everyone who loves photographing birds. Especially a beginner like me. Firstly, I am off to buy the correct equipment then for the rest ...... exciting days ahead. Thanks Izak!!

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Excellent book with lots of great tips and explanations of technical aspects of photography well worth a read.

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The last book you will ever need to learn your camera and to improve your knowledge and skills to photograph birds. It is absolute fantastic!
You need to read this book before you buy your camera and lenses, it will save you a fortune on the correct equipment, and absolute must for a bird photographer and for that matter any photographer.
A great investment

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Very informative. It is broadening my technical knowledge. Excellent book.

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