Following on from his highly successful Creative Bird Photography, top natural history photographer Bill Coster now shares his tricks of the trade and engaging experiences in the field in respect of more general nature photography. Creative Nature Photography embraces locations as varied as Bill's home base in Essex, UK, the icy polar regions, Africa's arid lands, North America's mountain habitats and Europe's wetlands and forests. Each chapter deals with a specific environment, starting with landscapes and moving on to plants, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and insects. Every photograph demonstrates key approaches, taking into account light conditions, terrain and the general surroundings, and is accompanied by detailed technical data, as well as information on locations and other issues that need to be tackled in order to achieve the perfect shot. There is also an up-to-date chapter on nature photography basics, including equipment such as cameras and lenses.
Bill Coster's work often appears in national bird and wildlife magazines and journals, and he is the author of New Holland's Creative Bird Photography. He is represented by several picture agencies, and his images have appeared in publications worldwide. Although best known for his work on bird flight photography, he covers the full spectrum of natural history subjects, from close-up macro images to landscapes shot in the world's wildest places.