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The Photography Library
Bryan's resources for digital photographers
Treat yourself to some reading from Bryan’s library of resources for beginning and advancing digital photographers. Here you’ll find advice on buying and using cameras, including some of the handouts (PDFs) Bryan provides to students in his digital photography workshops.
Buyer's Guide to Cameras
Everything you need to know about cameras for botany, birds and other wildlife or nature photography, including 2020 camera reviews.
Shutter, aperture, ISO, color balance, metering, focusing, flash, exposure compensation and other essentials.
You and Your Camera
Bryan's concise, one-pager on the buttons, dials, menus and other important features on your digital camera.
The Nature of Nature Photography
Another one-pager with general advice for shooting birds, insects, sunsets and other wonderful things outside.
Mega-Zooms and Birds
Advice on how to photograph birds with your point-and-shoot, mega-zoom camera.
Mega-Zooms and Insects
Advice on how to photograph insects with your point-and-shoot, mega-zoom camera.
A sampling of images I captured not with SLR gear, but rather point-and-shoots costing no more than $450 each.
Some crazy shots showing the amazing range, from near to far, of point-and-shoot mega-zoom cameras.