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Category Archives: Books We Recommend

Books and magazines are a valuable resource when it comes to learning more about photography, travel, birds, animals, life on the road, and more. We have sorted out a wide variety of books that have served us well and that we highly recommend to help you learn more about nature photography and travel.

When we find new books or collections, we’ll let you know here, helping you to expand your library of books on nature photography, travel, wildlife, travel photography, bird photography, and the study of all things natural, and occassionally “unnatural”.

Learning to travel light, we have now expanded our library to include books in digital form and we will be reviewing and discussing these, as well.

Amelia Takes a Road Trip

Amelia Hits the Road, by Marissa Moss (and YEEHAW – Amelia!), is a fantastic book for children, introducing them to travel and life on the road. This is my new travel notebook. Mom bought it for me so I wouldn’t be bored on the long driving part of this trip. She said if I’m busy […]

Digital Camera Hacking Tips Reference

Chieh Cheng’s Camera Hacker is a site featuring technical articles and tips, as well as the Camera Hacker’s Hacking Digital Cameras book. If you are a computer techie and into hacking up computer and digital parts and pieces, including cameras, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy there. Highlighted tips, tricks and techniques for understanding […]

Jim Zuckerman – Nature Photography Books

Jim Zuckerman, contributing editor to Petersen’s Photographic Magazine, is a master of all forms of photography, especially nature photography, though he loves pushing the limits with digital and studio manipulation. He has published many articles and books on his work, helping others learn various photographic techniques. As fans of his work for a very long […]

Photographer’s Rights

If you are a photographer in the UK, there is now a UK Photographers Rights Document available in PDF form to guide you through the ins and outs of the laws and restrictions of photography in England. The UK Photographers Rights PDF is intended to provide a short UK guide to the main legal restrictions […]

Nature Archives – Now Back to 1970

While this isn’t one of our recommendations on books, it is another resource nature and science lovers need to know about. The Nature Publishing Group has announced it is releasing their archives to the public back to 1970. Started in 1869, Nature is the the most highly-cited weekly multidisciplinary journal. Nature Publishing Group (NPG) announced […]

Best Nature Photographers Books

Inspiration comes from anywhere. When it comes to inspiring us with natural images, these are the books that leap from our shelves. We have now made it easier for you to get these wonderful books through Amazon.com. If you don’t see the link or picture of the book, hit your REFRESH button or the F5 […]

Nature Photography and Photography Magazines

Photography and specialized nature photography magazines serve to provide us with information and inspiration. We are always studying, learning, reading, and researching, learning from stories and photographs. We study how a story and images are combined to create an overall picture of a place or animal. We learn to see what other photographers see and […]

Regional Travel and Wildlife Guide Books

Traveling and writing about our travels, we’ve found some amazing books about various regions, the wildlife, habitat, and natural environment for our nature photography. Many of these books help you find the wildlife and understand how to get close for nature and wildlife photography, while others give you indepth views of the natural areas of […]

Digital Photography and Imaging Magazines

Getting into digital photography? Enjoy! There are a lot of magazines and resources coming up for digital photography. Even some of the traditional magazines like Popular Photography and Shutterbug are turning towards digital photography. Technology in digital photography and imaging is changing rapidly. Sometimes it hard to keep up with all the changes. Websites that […]

Writing and Writers Magazines

We write all the time, about photography, travel, adventure, life on the road, life in general, interviews, all kinds of subjects. We keep up with what is going on in the writing world through magazines about writing. Here are some of our favorite resources. We have now made it easier for you to get these […]

Business of Photography Magazines

As professional nature photographers, we study the business of photography as well as nature photography. There is a lot to learn about marketing, sales, negociating prices, and the print, stationery, editorial, and stock photography market. To stay on top of the news, we enjoy the following magazines to keep us focused on the business of […]

Travel Photography Books

As writing photographers who travel, we love travel photography books. We get ideas, information, and see the perception of a place through others’ eyes. This gives us ideas on how to see things differently from those who have gone before. The range of travel photography books we enjoy is very diverse, depending upon our interest […]

Travel Magazines for Travel Photographers and Writers

As writing photographers who travel, it is part of our daily effort in learning more about travel, travel writing, and travel photography to study the various travel magazines. We get all kinds of ideas of where to go and the perspective of those who have gone before us. Here are some of the magazines that […]

Free eBooks from Australia

Australia is not to be outdone when it comes to listing resources for free online books. Free e-books doesn’t just list thousands of books. It lists tons of links to thousands of books, but these links are invaluable. The Cochrane Library Free Online Books on Health Care Treatments and Interventions provides extensive free information and […]

Books on the Business of Writing

If you are a writer and photographer, you have a more complicated job. You not only have to learn about the business of photography, you have to learn about the business of writing. Here are some books we recommend to help you handle the business end of writing. The Writers Market If you are serious […]