Photographing National Parks will be officially released on August 1, 2015, in both paperback and ebook formats. The book is available for pre-release orders through online retailers such as Amazon.com and BarnesAndNoble.com. If you prefer to buy the book from your favorite brick-and-mortar store and they currently do not stock copies, please ask them to order it through Ingram Book Group.
Note: If you would like to purchase a signed copy of the book, you may order one here.
About the Book
Photographing National Parks is a full-color, 232-page guide to the most treasured lands in the United States.
The book reveals the best practices for finding the best photography opportunities in the parks; how to work in different park environments such as deserts, coastlines and mountains; and techniques for capturing many of the artistic opportunities that make photographing the parks so inspiring and enjoyable. The guide also profiles all 59 national parks in the U.S., detailing the features that nature photographers look for in a location, along with tips about the prime iconic and off-the-beaten-path spots for photography.
Reviews & Testimonials
“Chris has put his expansive knowledge of photography and photographing the National Parks into a great book that can serve as an all-encompassing guide to photographing in the US National Parks.” — Nikon
“While there are countless books on the market specializing in national park photography, Photographing National Parks: A Guide For Scouting And Shooting America’s Most Cherished Lands by Chris Nicholson is a new and worthy addition filled with helpful tips and suggestions that merit more than a passing glance at the title.” — National Parks Traveler
“This handy, compact, and easy-to-read volume makes an ideal starting point on a photographer’s journey to a national park. … Photographing National Parks is sure to fire the traveling photographer’s desire to get out there and visit one or all of the United States’ 59 National Parks. Highly Recommended.” — Luminous Landscape
“This book includes extensive photos and details of 59 of the national parks by someone who has visited and photographed them for most of his life. Photographing National Parks … offers great lessons for both amateur and professional photographers interested in taking pictures of the best landscapes in the nation.” — About.com
“Nicholson guides readers through the best ways to plan and shoot in a diverse variety of national park environments, from dry deserts and swampy marshlands to temperate rainforests and rugged coastlines. Whether you’re looking to shoot iconic, sweeping vistas or more off-the-beaten-path scenes, the book doesn’t miss a beat.” — Mother Nature Network
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Cover and interior design by Kirsten Navin, www.kirstennavin.com
Copy editing by Alison DeNisco
Author photo by Elizabeth Cecere