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Ian Plant
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My Bio
Hailed by Outdoor Photographer magazine as "an emerging talent in nature photography," Ian Plant has been photographing our natural world for over fifteen years. His photographs and instructional articles have appeared in a number of books, calendars, and magazines, including Outdoor Photographer, Popular Photography, Nature Photographers Online Magazine, National Parks, Common Ground, Blue Ridge Country, Adirondack Life, Wonderful West Virginia, and Chesapeake Life, among others. Ian is also a Contributing Editor to Nature Photographers Online Magazine, and writes a regular blog column for Outdoor Photographer online. Ian is the photographer/author of eight print books, including Chesapeake: Bay of Light (2007), which received critical acclaim from the Washington Post, Washington Times and Baltimore Sun, among others. The Washington Times said "Plant's sensational lens work . . . is a smash hit." Ian is also one of the lead authors and designer of The Ultimate Guide to Digital Nature Photography (2009). Most recently, Ian has authored a number of nature photography instructional eBooks. Ian leads several nature photography workshops, digital photo tours, and online classes each year.
After many months of false starts and hard work, I am pleased to announce the launch of my new series of Creative Digital Processing video tutorials. These videos present my personal digital image processing workflow using Adobe Camera Raw and Adobe Photoshop CS5. The first eight videos in the series focus on basic techniques for raw conversion, working with layers and masks, image editing using adjustment layers, black & white conversion, and blending multiple exposures. Personally, I think that instructional videos are simply the best way to learn the complexities of digital image processing. Written tutorials, no matter how thorough and ge
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Hi all, I've just released my newest eBook, Patagonia Behind the Lens. This book presents twenty of my favorite photographs from Patagonia, an epic land of sapphire-blue lakes, towering glaciers, and mighty mountain peaks that pierce the heavens. Together, they tell part of this land's incredible story, and give you a sense of the flavor of the land and a glimpse of its diversity and character. Each photograph is accompanied by a detailed description of not only how each photograph was made, but why. Patagonia Behind the Lens is a 45-page downloadable PDF eBook filled with informative text, stunning full-color images, and plenty of insights
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Hi all, I've just released my newest eBook, Five Landscape Challenges 2, which I co-authored with fellow deviant Joe Rossbach. This book is the second in the "Five Landscape Challenges" series. Each book in the series focuses on five different common landscape scenes, providing detailed "recipes" showing you how to get each shot right, every time, discussing the best equipment, light, and compositions. This book focuses on the following five scenes: 1. Alpine Flowers 2. Sandstone Oddities 3. Coastal Scenics 4. Autumn Reflections 5. Above the Clouds Five Landscape Challenges 2 is a downloadable PDF eBook filled with informative text, stu
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Hello, we are looking for more photographers and models in the NC state. If interested check out the group: www.deviantart.com/ncphotograp…
Hi ! Your very beautiful and awesome works featured here  ->  Art Feature : Landscape Photography part 2.
I see you've taken the official sample photos for the new Tamron 15-30 f/2.8 VC lens.
Respect! :thumbsup:
Inspirational photographing!

Peter :)

I hope you don't mind that I've featured your wonderful artwork in my journal here: fav.me/d7enmyb

The pieces link back to your profile, directing viewers to see more of your talent.  Please let me know if you would like them removed, and I will understand.  I respect you & your art and just wanted to share them with others.

Best regards,