African Wildlife Photographer, Michael Huggan, Reveals His Trade Secrets with the Launch of His New Book

Released on: October 20, 2008, 6:26 am

Press Release Author: Michael Huggan Photography

Industry: Media

Press Release Summary: A perfect Christmas gift for budding photographers, the
long-awaited, "African Wildlife Photography - How to Take That Special Picture" is
now available

Press Release Body: Alton, Hampshire: Award-winning photographer, Michael Huggan,
reveals his trade secrets in his first book which he has just released, entitled,
"African Wildlife Photography - How to Take That Special Picture".

Condensed into 40 pages, this soft back book measures only 17 x 17cm which means it
can be carried in a camera bag and, therefore, be quickly and easily referred to at
any time.

It answers questions such as, "What is the best lens and camera body combination?
What is the best aperture? shutter speed? storage devices? bean bags? and much more.

"If you are a budding photographer and would like to try your hand at African
Wildlife - this book is for you, as it contains lots of information that will assist
you in getting that special picture," says Michael. In fact, it includes 24 stunning
examples of Michael's work, giving the location and technical information on camera
settings (speed, aperture and camera/lens combinations) of each.

"The origins of the book started with requests for information from friends and
attendees of some of the talks I give, so I initially produced a 4-page handout; I
think it is important to let people take away something useful from the evening. I
have many many books on wildlife photography, but none of them have, what I call,
real practical information to help the aspiring photographer get that special

The first 15 pages of "African Wildlife Photography - How to Take That Special
Picture" by Michael Huggan can be previewed here:
and the book can be purchased from Michael's own website here: It is priced at only GBP10 (plus GBP1 postage
and packing for the UK).

About Michael Huggan
Michael, a long-time Nikon user, lives in Hampshire. His photographic experience
covers a wide range of subjects from the natural world, lifestyle and business to
Michael's passion of wildlife photography for which he is most well known. His
interest in wildlife photography heralds from many visits to the African continent.
In 2003 Michael gained his Associate Distinction (ARPS) in nature photography with
the Royal Photographic Society and in 2007, he was awarded the Royal Photographic
Society's Travel Group Digital Section Gold Medal. In 2008, he received the
Photographic Society of America's Honorable Mention Ribbon. His photography,
available as limited edition pictures, calendars, note cards and exhibition-range
framed pictures, can be viewed and purchased at . Michael is a supporter of the Born Free

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Web Site:

Contact Details: Michael Huggan, ARPS
Michael Huggan Photography
Cranford House
Alton Lane, Four Marks
GU34 5AJ

01962 773697

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