Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography

August 28, 2014 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Books | Comment |

Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography by J. Chris Hansen is a new title from Rocky Nook. Topics covered in this book include the recommended photographic equipment, camera set-ups and the use of backgrounds and photo blinds, composition styles, step-by-step projects for the do-it-yourselfer and techniques to attract birds using feeders and perches. The 128-page volume is available for $24.95.

Press Release

Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography
Santa Barbara, CA — August 28, 2014
Photographing birds in your backyard is an accessible, rewarding, and addictive adventure. This book is a guide to that pursuit. Author and wildlife photographer J. Chris Hansen teaches techniques for creating professional-quality images of the subjects found right outside your door.

The techniques taught in Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography are illustrated by a collection of beautiful, detailed photographs that are sure to inspire you to create your own stunning backyard bird images.

Topics include:

  • The best camera equipment to use
  • Techniques to attract birds using feeders and perches
  • Camera set-ups and the use of backgrounds and photo blinds
  • Composition styles used to create outstanding images
  • Ideas and examples of ways to exhibit your photography
  • Step-by-step projects for the do-it-yourselfer

About the author:
J. Chris Hansen is a wildlife and nature photographer who lives and works in the redwoods of northern California. His images have been published in numerous outdoor magazines, includingMule Deer and California Hunter. He has a passion for bird photography and can often be found photographing in his backyard.

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