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Press Release- Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography


New Release from Rocky Nook

Contact: Rocky Nook, Inc. — (805) 687-8727 — Press@rockynook.com

Santa Barbara, CAAugust 28, 2014

351Photographing birds in your backyard is an accessible, rewarding, and addictive adventure. This book is a guide to that pursuit. Author and wildlife photographer J. Chris Hansen teaches techniques for creating professional-quality images of the subjects found right outside your door.

The techniques taught in Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography are illustrated by a collection of beautiful, detailed photographs that are sure to inspire you to create your own stunning backyard bird images.

Topics include:

  • The best camera equipment to use
  • Techniques to attract birds using feeders and perches
  • Camera set-ups and the use of backgrounds and photo blinds
  • Composition styles used to create outstanding images
  • Ideas and examples of ways to exhibit your photography
  • Step-by-step projects for the do-it-yourselfer

About the author:

Chris Hansen is a wildlife and nature photographer who lives and works in the redwoods of northern California. His images have been published in numerous outdoor magazines, including Mule Deer and California Hunter. He has a passion for bird photography and can often be found photographing in his backyard.


Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography

Chris Hansen

Published by Rocky Nook


Hard Cover 8.5″x8.5″

128 pages

$24.95 US, $26.95 CA

About Rocky Nook

Rocky Nook is a leading publisher of books written by photographers for photographers.

Rocky Nook boasts a broad collection of top-selling titles by renowned photographers from around the world, covering a variety of photography topics including composition, fine art, cutting-edge technology, and instruction manuals. Rocky Nook titles deliver premier content that helps beginning through professional photographers master the art, craft, and technology of photography.

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, Rocky Nook is closely associated with dpunkt.verlag, a German publisher of computer and digital photography books.

Rocky Nook’s books are distributed worldwide by O’Reilly Media.