Ilex follows up the successful Photographers Field Guide with a specialist title aimed at bird watchers. This handy book contains all the expertise you need to make your bird-watching trip into a rewarding photo session: there is copious advice on equipment, technique and field-craft, and a wealth of wonderful photos to inspire you. Finally, a section on the digital darkroom will help you turn your shots into perfect prints.
David Tipling is one of the worlds most widely published wildlife photographers, renowned for his artistic images of birds. His many accolades, include a coveted European Nature Photographer of the Year Award (2002), for work on Emperor Penguins, and in North America, Natures Best Indigenous Peoples Award (2009) for his pictures of Mongolian Eagle hunters. He is the author or commissioned photographer for many books including the RSPB Guide to Digital Wildlife Photography (Bloomsbury) and Penguins - Close Encounters (New Holland). His website can be visited at www.davidtipling.com