A manual on taking large-format nature photographs, written by Pulitzer Prize- winning author Jack Dykinga. The author merges. Landscape master Jack Dykinga’s new “secret” view camera is in the form of a modern After all, he calls it a “secret large-format camera. Buy Large Format Nature Photography (): NHBS – Jack W Dykinga, Watson-Guptill Publications.

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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. I’m leading that with a guy named Bill Ellzey, who’s a highly-regarded fine-art photographer from Colorado.

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I’ve done shows where some of the stuff was made on the Nikon and some on the view camera, and believe me, there’s no telling things apart. Both David and I decided we were going to go digital. In this interview, Jack discusses jjack he takes photographs, digital processing, the challenges of making a living at photographyconservation, and much more. Get phofography Know Us. All-in-all, an excellent book! You did your early photography for newspapers, right?

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He shot Ektachrome–pretty flat stuff and not gussied up at all. This is primarily a personal journal and not really an instructional volume. Keep up-to-date with NHBS products, news and offers. Michael Chmilar rated it it was amazing Apr 30, You might be surprised how many of us that actually do this have heard of stitching and know all the ins and out about it.

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I’ve sometimes looked at your photos and thought of them as wilderness journalism. I was wondering if in the digital era, the ante is being upped with both of those. Were there changes in the institution as a result of that press coverage?


Time to ignore and move on. It’s discovery of self.

I’m left-handed and dyslexic. Isn’t that what this forum is about?

When I was looking at some of your older books recently, what immediately struck me was that the photographs tended to be much less saturated than what you see in current digital photographs, and they probably had less contrast. Too bad the cost for,at getting a digital back for a 4 x 5 camera is so expensive – otherwise I would be still shooting with this format.

I decided that I really wanted to become a wilderness guide. Time to go out and create photos with MF gear, not talk about Nikon gear in this forum. Don Peters’ photographs can be seen here. I’m a slow reader.

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See all 23 reviews. I think we have a fundamental problem. I’ve made stitched images up to one-and-a-half gigabytes. I’m not a person who likes to stick stuff in the picture that doesn’t belong there.

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This book is incredile beyond belief! They’re looking for maximum visual impact. That seems to be it. A Close Up Look. Tim Parkin added it Mar 12, We visited various institutions. He describes how he did them. If you are interested in LF or thinking of getting one, this is one of those books you can read rather than watching that stupid television. Photographing Wildlife in jacj UK.


For those who wonder why one would bother with view cameras for landscapes, Dykinga’s “LF Nature Photography” shows individual landscape “problems” and how to use the view camera’s functions to compensate. About this book Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Jack Dykinga is famous for his compelling large format nature photography. Each one is a like little jewel. An intriguing concept may be a automatic stitching back that moves the sensor dkyinga.

Gormat are gorgeous and motivate the reader to suck it up and start hauling a heavier LF camera kit for landscape outings. I was in high school and wanted to make money, so I was going to develop film. The problem is that issues like the environment are much more slow moving and more complicated, and often not human-centered.

I wouldn’t suggest this book as your first large format book because he photlgraphy tell you how to use one, you should already know by the time you read this. Brad Shimmin rated it really liked it Aug 12, I assume digital photographers are welcome at your workshops? By the same token, I was the kid in the library looking at the National Geographics, and not just for the naked women. April 06, Please try again later.

I can critique over somebody’s shoulder. Most of the examples given in other books are for product or architectural photography.