Take Great Wildlife Photographs by NOT Making These Image-Killing Mistakes (VIDEO)

We often turn to Chelsea and Tony Northrup for great tips on things you can do to improve your photography. The video below takes the opposite approach by illustrating 15 photo faux pas to avoid when shooting wildlife.

Chelsea is adamant that the “creepiest mistake you can make” when photographing animals is to underexposing their eyes, and you’ll learn a couple quick tips for correcting that transgression. High on Tony’s list is the dreaded “missed focus” mistake, and he explains why you can increase your odds of crisp images by shooting in the continuous focusing mode with a single focus point.

There are 13 more mistakes to avoid if you want to capture great wildlife shots, so watch the tutorial and learn what they are. You can find more videos on the Tony & Chelsea Northrup YouTube channel, and be sure to look at our earlier story explaining 10 things you should NOT do in Photoshop.