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  • The Photographer's Guide to Attracting Birds eBook by Alan Murphy
  • Sample Page: Table of Contents
  • Sample Page: Author Biography, Alan Murphy
  • Sample Page: Attracting Shorebirds Using Bait
  • Sample Page: Attracting Birds with Insects
  • Sample Page: Attracting Raptors Using a Decoy
  • Sample Page: Attracting Birds Using Audio Playback

The Photographer's Guide to Attracting Birds eBook by Alan Murphy

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The Photographer’s Guide to Attracting Birds is a 51.5MB, downloadable eBook PDF by Alan Murphy. In this ebook, Alan covers techniques on how to attract many families and species of birds into camera range.

This eBook has over 50% (182 pages) more information than his first eBook entitled The Guide to Songbird Setup Photography.

Topics Covered in this eBook

Blinds and Camouflage

  • Camouflage suits
  • Covering your gear
  • Throw-over Camouflage
  • Portable blinds
  • Homemade Blinds

Attracting Shorebirds Using Bait

  • Perspective of shooting
  • Equipment for getting low
  • Technique for belly crawling
  • What kind of bait
  • Where to find bait
  • Where to place it

Attracting Birds Using Insects

  • Where to find insects
  • Technique and placement of insects using meal worms

Attracting Raptors Using a Decoy

  • Gear needed
  • Where to find the gear
  • How to build a decoy owl with feathers
  • How to set up and mount the decoy owl
  • Where to set up your decoy
  • Distance of decoy to photographer
  • Technique
  • How to perch raptors

Attracting Birds Onto Ground Perches

  • How to build mounds
  • How to dress them up
  • How to set up stumps
  • How to get birds on your stumps and mounds

Attracting Birds Off Barbed Wire

  • Choosing a location
  • Tools needed
  • Set up and technique

Attracting Birds Using Road Kill

  • What kind of road kill
  • Different ways of using road kill
  • What species to expect
  • Using fish for eagles

Attracting Birds Using Audio

  • Playback devices
  • Apps for bird calls
  • What kind of speakers work best
  • Speaker placement
  • Volume
  • What not to do
  • Audio technique for grebes, loons and ducks, flycatchers, warblers and other small birds, roadrunners and quail, woodpeckers and nuthatches, grassland birds, shorebirds, and rails

Attracting Birds for Flight Photography I

  • Choosing the right feeder
  • Where and how to set up
  • Camera settings
  • Technique
  • Working with flocks of birds at your feeder

Attracting Birds for Flight Photography II

  • How to suspend fruit, nuts and suet
  • Equipment used and how to set up
  • Framing
  • Camera settings
  • Shooting technique
  • Multi-flash technique for songbirds
  • And more!

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