Tom Mackie's Landscape Photography Secrets
Learn how to take the best landscape photographs possible with this stunning new guide from world renowned photographer, Tom Mackie. With the sophistication of camera equipment today, taking a regular photograph is relatively straightforward. But taking - and making - a photograph that will have more impact than others requires much greater insight. Rather than concentrating on techniques, here Mackie breaks down all the different sub-genres of landscape photography and examines the challenges and particular processes involved with each specific environment. From the white sand beaches of Aruba, to the snow-capped peaks of the Alps, each chapter is illustrated by Mackie's best images, with detailed captions that explain exactly how each image was achieved.
- Hardback | 144 pages
- 240 x 260mm
- 25 Nov 2005
- DAVID & CHARLES
- Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
- Illustrated edition
Table of contents
Introduction 1. My Equipment and Yours 2. Urban Landscapes. Architecture, townscapes, night illuminations 3. Rural Landscapes Farmland countryside 4. Coastal Landscapes Cliffs, seascapes tropical beaches 5. Mountain Landscapes Summer/winter mountains, Alps, Lake District, Rockies, Scotland 6. Forest Landscapes Treescapes, different types of woodland, seasonal differences close-ups within woodland 7. Desert Landscapes Death Valley wilderness and rock formations, Saharan sand dunes 8. Water Special techniques for waterfalls, springs, lakes, streams 9. Gardens Formal gardens and parkland landscapes, seasonal changes Index
Tom Mackie was born in Philadelphia and spent the first five years of his career as an industrial photographer in Iowa. He then began photographing landscapes in the western United States and since settling in the UK in 1985 has established an international reputation, and has received numerous awards, for his remarkable landscape, travel and architectural photography. He lives near Norwich, England.