Timber Wolf, Lake Superior, Ontario

A lone timber wolf greets
paddlers along the north shore
of Lake Superior, Canada
(Photo by Michael Neiger)


One picture
is worth more than
a thousand words.
  -- Chinese proverb



The Rucksack Masthead
By Michael A. Neiger, Marquette, Michigan
Wilderness tripper: backpacking, winter camping, swift-water canoeing
Web site URL: http://therucksack.tripod.com • E-mail: mneiger@hotmail.com
Contents copyright © 1984-2007 by Michael A. Neiger • All rights reserved.


Bush skills

By Michael A. Neiger
Copyright 2001

Last updated on May 13, 2006

Contents of page

   Wilderness photography

Looking for
wilderness tripping
equipment and
For 100's of sources for wilderness tripping equipment and supplies, visit the sources for gear page on this Web site.

Need help
finding a book?
Trying to buy a new or used copy of a book, but can't locate one? Want to find a library somewhere in the country that will lend you the book at no cost? Then visit the handy book finder page on this Web site.

a book, catalog,
or Web site.
If you know of a useful outdoor-related book, catalog, or Web site not listed on this Web site, e-mail the book's title, subtitle, author, publisher, date of publication, and short description; or the catalog's address and phone number; or the Web site's URL to Michael Neiger at mneiger@hotmail.com.

** Recommended



About's "Taking Great Travel Pictures" (05-06)

Backpacking for Photographers

Fodors' "Focus on Photograpy" (05-06)

Nature Photographers Online Magazine



TravelPhoto.Net (05-06)




Amphoto Guide to Backpacking Photography, by Susan Lariviere and Ted Schiffman (Watson-Guptill Publications, Inc., 1981

Art of Outdoor Photography--Techniques for the Advanced Amateur and Professional, by Boyd Norton (Voyageur Press, 1993)

Backpacker's Photography Handbook--How to Take Great Wilderness Pictures While Hiking, Climbing, and Skiing, by Charles Campbell (Amphoto, 1994)

Basic Essentials of Photography in the Outdoors, by Jonathan Hanson (Globe Pequot Press)

Complete Book of Nature Photography, by Russ Kinne (A. S. Barnes, 1962)

Hunting With Camera and Binocular, by Francis E. Sell (Chilton Co., 1961)

Hunting With the Camera, edited by Allan D. Cruickshank (Harpers, 1957)

Kodak Guide to 35-mm Photography--Techniques for Better Pictures (Eastman Kodak Co., 1987)

Outdoor Photographer's Bible, by H. Lea Lawrence and Aubrey Watson (Doubleday, 1997)

Outdoor Photography, by Erwin Bauer (Outdoor Life, 1965)

Photographing the Landscape--The Art of Seeing, by John Fielder (Westcliffe Pub, 1997)

Photography for the Hiker and Backpacker, by Michael Krohn (Ptarmigan Press, 1979)

Photography Outdoors--A Field Guide for Travel and Adventure Photographers, by Mark Gardner and Art Wolfe (Mountaineers Books, 1995)




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In God's wilderness lies the hope of the world,
the great, fresh, unblighted, unredeemed wilderness.
— John Muir 1838-1914, Alaska Wilderness, 1890

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