This book will help photographers of all levels to develop their wildlife photography skills in their own back garden. Develop your ability both as a photographer and as a naturalist by learning to understand your garden and the types of animals that are likely to live there as well as new species you can learn to attract. Whatever your experience, "Photographing Garden Wildlife" is an indispensable guide to learning and building up your skills as a wildlife photographer. From choosing your camera, setting the scene, learning about studio-style sets and maximising your chances of catching unexpected moments to processing your images and tweaking them to present them to their very best advantage, this book covers every aspect of nature photography and you will be surprised to discover the variety and opportunities available in you own back garden. Illustrated with high-impact photographs of all kinds of garden wildlife, the accompanying images complement the instructions in the text.
Marianne Taylor is a former editor at Christopher Helm and former sub-editor of (and regular writer for) Birdwatch magazine, now working freelance. She has written many articles on all aspects of wildlife-watching for Birdwatch and other publications, and her other work includes writing and editing material for the RSPB Learn Birds project. Steve Young is an acclaimed bird and wildlife photographer whose work has appeared in numerous books and magazines. He is also a writer whose work includes A Field Guide to Bird Photography, and he is a columnist for Birdwatch magazine and Outdoor Photography.