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Paperback The Photographer's Guide to Puget Sound: Where to Find the Perfect Shots and How to Take Them Book

ISBN: 0881507563

ISBN13: 9780881507560

The Photographer's Guide to Puget Sound: Where to Find the Perfect Shots and How to Take Them

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Anyone who has visited Puget Sound, the Olympic Peninsula, and the San Juan Islands has experienced the sublime natural and urban wonders of these stunning destinations. This is a year-round guide for anyone looking to capture the rare beauty of Northwest Washington. Lively descriptions of each place are accompanied by directions and detailed maps for how to get there, plus information on seasonal timing and the best places to photograph. Packed with...

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4 ratings

Great idea book

Can't decide where to go? Even though this book is dated, it has some great idea's of places to visit.

Loved this book!

I loved this book! The author shares many great secrets for finding out-of-the-way places to photograph. If you are looking for a book on technical how-to photograph, get another one. This book is all about location.

Attractively priced so I went for it. Glad I did.

I will be extremely busy this year. I like that the guide concentrates on the "non" typical areas of the Sound. We all know that Mt.Rainier is the bomb. It can have it's own book. This book covers the areas a local would most likely seek out versus a visitor. (ie Bremerton, Poulsbo etc) As a local I'll be spending a lot more time than usual on the Olympic side of the sound this year. Very good detail on times of year, day and lenses types for the various locales. All in all very thorough and for 10 bucks! what a bargain.

An outstandingly useful book.

As a photographer who has lived in the Puget Sound region for over 40 years I was astounded by the numerous locales detailed by Mr Barbee that I have not(yet)visited. I found his directions and suggestions to be clear and concise and very user friendly. I particularly enjoyed Mr Barbee's unpretentious and conversational style of writing sprinkled with subtle humor. I am a bit confused by "BookGeeks" negative comments. The purpose of this book is primarily to detail many of the exceptional photographic opportunities in the Puget Sound area. Certainly, for me, that task is well accomplished. In addition, Mr Barbee has included a substantial amount of very useful suggestions regarding the more technical and practical aspects of photography both in general as well as locale specific. I would also disagree regarding the quality of the photography in the book. Admittedly this is not a "picture" book and so does not highlight Mr Barbee's considerable photographic talents and yet I found many of the images to be exceptional and inspirational. If one is looking for a "how to" book of photography there are many other books out there that will do the task. On the other hand, if one's plans include photography in the Puget Sound area this is the book to get.
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