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Photographing Acadia National Park: The Essential Guide to When, Where, and How by Colleen Miniuk-Sperry

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Photographing Acadia National Park by Colleen Miniuk-Sperry


“I found it the most pleasant and informational photo travel book I have ever read. Colleen has set a new bar for travel photography guides.” —Bruce Taubert, professional photographer at Bruce Taubert Wildlife Photography

Winner, Travel Book, 2014 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards
Winner, Best Travel Guide/Essay, 2014 International Book Awards
Winner, Best Interior Design, 2014 International Book Awards
Finalist, Art Book, 2014 New Mexico Book Awards
Finalist, Best Interior Design 2014 USA Book Awards
Finalist, Best Travel: Guide or Essay, 2014 USA Book Awards

Whether you are a beginning shutterbug, a professional photographer, painter, hiker, or naturalist, Photographing Acadia National Park: The Essential Guide to When, Where, and How will save you time and help you prepare for the photographic trip of a lifetime to Acadia National Park—Maine’s coastal gem.

Based on author Colleen J. Miniuk-Sperry’s extensive experience, including three terms as an Artist-in-Residence at Acadia National Park, this guide is jam-packed with detailed location-specific information, over 180 color photos, and practical instructional photography tips for novice and expert alike. Key features include:

WHEN: The ideal times to photograph scenic vistas and intimate details, based on lighting conditions and seasonal events
WHERE: 50 can t-miss classic and lesser-known locations across Acadia’s three main areas: Mount Desert Island, the Schoodic Peninsula, and Isle au Haut
HOW: Recommended equipment and techniques to help you make stunning photographs at each suggested spot

In addition, the guide also includes an 18-page Photography Basics section, 12 insightful Making the Photo stories, and a Shoot Calendar to help you quickly plan your visit to Acadia. Learn the professional secrets and be in the right place at the right time to create your own treasured photographs of Acadia National Park!

224 pages with over 180 color photographs
50 locations with detailed driving directions
18-page instructional “Photography Basics” section
12 “Behind the Scenes/Making the Image” stories
A “Shoot Summary” to help you plan your visit
A 6″ x 9″ laminated glossy soft cover

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10% of the book’s profits will be donated to the Schoodic Education Adventure residential program, where 4th through 8th graders learn about science and nature in nature on the Schoodic Education and Research Center in Acadia National Park!

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Offered to you by this Acadia Centennial Partner(s): Analemma Press, LLC