Nature’s Alphabet Additional Information

Recommended Web sites:

You can learn more about Kjell Sandved, his butterfly alphabet, and his nature photographs at Sandved).

Articles about Kjell Sandved can be found at (Detroit Free Press),

(Kodak), and (Sunday NewsLancaster).

To find out more about nature photography, see (Adobe) and (Academy of Natural Sciences).

Books recommended by SearchIt!Science:

Take a Look Around: Photography Activities for Young People— Jim Varriale

Published by Millbrook Press, 1999.

Do you suffer from the following problem? You love to take photographs, or maybe you want to start taking them, but you can’t figure out how to get ideas for great pictures like the ones you see in magazines and books. This book may help. It has simple explanations, with full-page photographs as examples, of all of the important concepts of photography: light, camera angle, framing, and composition, even how to tell a story. Though the book looks like a picture book for young students, it contains a lot of information that would be useful to new photographers of all ages.

Wildshots: The World of the Wildlife Photographer— Nathan Aaseng

Published by Millbrook Press, 2001.

Meet a different kind of hunter. These hunters go after animals because they love wildlife and the great outdoors. These adventurers take photographs of the animals they stalk. It takes patience, determination, and knowledge of animals that can come only from years of observation. Don’t be fooled, wildlife and nature photography is not glamorous, and you won’t make a lot of money. Sometimes it’s even dangerous. Beautiful photographs are included on every page.

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Power Words

symmetry An exact matching of parts on opposite sides of a dividing line or around a central point.


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