The Creative Nature Photography Workshop -
a "workshop in a book" by Douglas Schwartz.

You can spend thousands of dollars on camera equipment
capable of producing technically good photographs.
The Creative Nature Photography Workshop
book might
very well help you to make the best creative use of your
investment.

This book is based upon actual field workshops that
Douglas has led as well as his thirty-plus years of
professional nature photography experience. The Creative
Nature Photography Workshop
is designed to encourage
nature photographers in developing their creative potential.
The book features 26 lessons with accompanying color
photographs. Each lesson concludes with an assignment
for the participant to complete on their own. Included are
such lesson topics as "Reality and Illusion", "Fog",
"Individuality", "Imagination", "Visual Words", "Inspiration
and Amazement" and "Serendipity", among others.
Information is applicable to photographers using digital
or film cameras in any format.

While some of the technical basics of the medium are
covered, the primary focus of this book, as the title implies,
is on the creative process - and Douglas accomplishes
this through his professional insight and personal style.

First Edition (Published 2006)
  Hardcover with Dust Jacket
 
Currently Unavailable

8.5 x 11 inches, 106 pages
BOOKS
Above The C&D - The Nature of Northern Delaware
is a unique and elegantly designed book in which Douglas
visually explores and artistically celebrates the natural
wonders of the Northern Delaware region - starting from
just above the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, extending
up to and including the Brandywine Valley.

This beautiful photographic celebration features such parks
as Brandywine Creek, Iron Hill, Lums Pond, White Clay
Creek, and others.

If you live in the Northern Delaware region, or if you simply
enjoy looking at truly inspiring photographs of nature, this
book should definitely be a part of your personal collection.

First Edition (Published 2005)
  Hardcover with Dust Jacket
 
Currently Unavailable

60 Full Color Photographs with introduction by
  Douglas Schwartz

Also includes selected quotes by various authors
  and other artists such as Henry David Thoreau,
  John Muir and Ralph Waldo Emerson

8.5 x 11 inches, 100 pages

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