Testimonials Wild in Arizona:
Photography Arizona Wildlife "Whether you are a casual wildlife watcher or a dedicated nature photographer, Wild in Arizona: Photographing Arizona’s Wildlife is an invaluable guidebook to help you find and photograph your favorite critters. Author and expert wildlife photographer Bruce Taubert, with more than four decades of experience in the field, shares his insider information, lushly illustrated with his stunning photographs of Arizona’s extraordinary menagerie of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and insects. This book reveals their hiding places and teaches you effective nature photography techniques that enable you to capture your own striking images of the untamed world." ~ Peter Ensenberger, former Arizona Highways Director of Photography and photography workshop leader
"Are you ready to improve your wildlife photography? Or start capturing wildlife photography? Then, Wild in Arizona: Photographing Arizona’s Wildlife by Bruce Taubert is the book for you. With enough content to serve as a textbook, this easy to read guidebook includes fourteen photo tips and twelve “making the photo” stories where the author shares his passion for photographing on location. Whether you want to capture photos of wildlife in remote wilderness or urban ponds, Bruce Taubert covers the when, where and how through detailed location descriptions, stunning photos and exposure details for every photo. Reading this book is like having the author in the field with you and gaining the knowledge and inspiration to plan your own wildlife photographic adventure." ~Amy Horn, M.Ed., photography lecturer at Northern Arizona University, and photo workshop leader
"Love the book! The overall quality is first class...Great that Bruce was able to share his many years of wildlife and photo knowledge with us to now enjoy. Just part way through the book and I already have some places I want to visit." ~Fred B. "
...I have many books of a similar ilk, but I am happy to say that yours is the best one I have seen! Congratulations! The photos are beautiful; the cover is stunning. I am amazed at the wide ranging information and technical advice. The maps and directions seem to have about the right amount of detail." ~Brad S.
"As soon as I received this book, I felt thrilled to have something so thoroughly knowledgeable about photographing wildlife in Arizona and where to go to find it...I have been meticulously studying and already planning when and where I want to go in search of experiencing this wildlife and obtaining some great pictures as well. It’s just wonderful having people like you, Paul, and Bruce in the photography world who want to share their experience and expert information with others so we can enjoy shooting with educated choices." ~Camille M.
"In addition to the 50 locations, with directions and suggestions for all levels of photo enthusiasts, the first 37 pages are one of the best and well written instructions to wildlife photography and the fundamentals of the camera ever published. His coverage of wildlife seasons & migration, how to camouflage, rules and regulations, commercial wildlife site, etiquette, photography basics, preparing for the photo shoot and finally a note of caution set the tone for anyone to set out and photograph the unique wildlife in Arizona. Other pearls of wisdom dubbed “making the photo’ stores and ‘photographic tips’ are throughout the book each brimming with advice, enthusiasm and ideas. These alone is a must read and the 50 locations are where you can put it to good use. With over 220 of his images, this publication is more than a guidebook, it is a photography treasure." ~Greg M.
"If you are intending to experience the wildlife wonders of "The Last Frontier" State, here, hot off the presses (so to speak) is a veritable treasure chest of helpful information. In these 247 pages, author, Bruce D. Taubert (retired from AZG&F) covers not only the wheres you may find the herps, birds, and mammals, but, as stated, the whens and hows as well. Whether you are a veteran or newcomer photographer, this book should have a place in either your photo bag or on your bookshelf. It is a beautiful and much needed book." ~Dick B.