This detailed reference is designed to prepare readers for photographic adventures in the wild. Whether planning a major safari to the savannahs of Africa or a simple trip to a local park, you will find the tools needed to create professional-quality images. Learn how to choose lenses, photograph local people, and join a tour or go alone. This is mandatory reading for anyone who is planning to photograph the natural world. Over 220 color photos provide examples of stunning nature photography and the text identifies the equipment used to capture them.