Capturing The world
A guide to taking remarkable travel photographs by an award-winning photographer
This is not your regular photography tips book - this is about how to take the best photos in real-world situations. Having been a professional photographer for the last 30 years, Nick has taken every genre of travel photo, from people and architecture, to landscapes and nature. Nick takes you through the process of taking a successful travel photo from beginning to end, using his own spectacular images as examples. These examples demonstrate how it's not just about technical skill; the best photographers put huge effort into getting themselves into a position where the potential for great images is maximized, including researching, planning where to be and when, and thinking about potential shots in advance. This gloriously illustrated book will show you how to take your best travel photos - and capture your world through your lens
Nick Rains is the author of a number of sucessful photography books for Hardie Grant Explore, including The Photographers Eye, Country Australia and Coastal Australia. A professional photographer for over 30 years, Nick started off in the UK with sports and commercial work before moving to Australia in 1990. Since then he has specialised in travel and landscape work, criss-crossing the world on assignments for many large book and calendar publishers including Explore Australia, Penguin and Australian Geographic. Nick enjoys packing up his trusty 4WD and heading off into the wilderness for weeks at a time, driving tens of thousands of kilometres and camping out under the stars in a never-ending quest for the perfect light.