Book Review: The Art of Fungi Photography

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Clare Disano investigates some intriguing photography techniques from Paul Hobson’s latest book, The Art of Fungi Photography.

Packed full with unusual and creative images of fungi, this book is an essential guide to harnessing tools that will add atmosphere to pretty much all flora.

If you want to develop your photography skills and primarily capture artistic images that are the exception rather than the rule, then The Art of Fungi Photography is the book for you. Whilst Paul Hobson uses fungi as his loyal subjects, there can also be something gained for all wildlife and macro photographers, with a whole host of photography tips and techniques.

Fungi offer really interesting textures and patterns to experiment with and Paul’s suggestions to play with angles and perspectives give you all the tools you need to add a whole new dimension to your images. His techniques and will help you to tap into your own imagination, while gaining some professional insight along the way...


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Paul Hobson

Paul has been a professional wildlife photographer for over ten years, prior to which he was a lecturer in Environmental Sciences in Sheffield. He uses his images to work with local and national organisations and he is a contract holder with the Peak’s branch of Natural England. He writes a monthly article about Peak District wildlife for Derbyshire Life and his work is regularly featured various publications.

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