Wildlife Photography How To

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Ron Leach  |  Dec 21, 2022  |  0 comments

It’s impossible to capture great images if your photos are consistently unsharp. There are several fixable issues that can result in soft photos, from faulty technique, incorrect camera settings, gear malfunction and more.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 12, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re tired of hearing photo purists claim that, “you’re not a real photographer unless you shoot in Manual,” join the club. That’s simply a lot of bunk, as numerous pros of all genres regularly shoot very effectively in Aperture or Shutter Priority modes.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 07, 2022  |  0 comments

Selecting the appropriate shutter speed for a given scene is important for most types of photography if you want the best possible results. This decision is important with landscapes and wildlife shots—particularly when shooting hand-held, for scenes with motion, and while using long lenses.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 05, 2022  |  0 comments

Many inexperienced photographers make a simple mistake than can compromise the quality of their photos, and that’s thinking of a camera’s metering-mode options as a set-it-and-forget-it feature. If you’re guilty of this common error, the video below is for you.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 18, 2022  |  0 comments

Everyone knows how shutter speed, aperture, and ISO interact to arrive at properly exposed photos. But nailing exposure is only part of the challenge if you want to create images with maximum impact.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 07, 2022  |  0 comments

If you consistently capture great images under normal conditions but struggle in low light, the tutorial below is for you—whether you shoot landscapes, wildlife, or other types of outdoor photographs.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 12, 2022  |  0 comments

Last week we featured the first of a two-part beginners guide to nature and wildlife photography from expert Janine Krayer—a photographer and instructor who spends much of her time teaching workshops and photographing exotic animals in the wilds of Africa.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 06, 2022  |  0 comments

Lens diffraction is an important concept that’s not very well understood by many photographers, and it can have a big impact on your images. In the tutorial below you’ll find a simple explanation, and learn how to deal with diffraction for better results.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 05, 2022  |  0 comments

The quickest way to fall into a creative rut is shooting the same types of images over and over again. Landscape photographers shoot landscapes, portrait specialists concentrate on people … well, you get the idea.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 27, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’ve never tried your hand at wildlife photography, we hope to change that today, with the simple primer below that covers all the basics. You’ll pick up a variety of technical tips, shooting advice, and suggestions for finding appropriate subjects wherever you happen to be.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 22, 2022  |  0 comments

Professional bird photographers often travel far and wide to capture images of exotic species. But what if you’re just an enthusiast and you’d like to give this a try in the convenience of your backyard?

Ron Leach  |  Sep 21, 2022  |  0 comments

Attaining precise focus is essential for all types of images and it can be difficult to achieve, particularly when shooting moving subjects or scenes where you want maximum sharpness from foreground to background.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 16, 2022  |  0 comments

Once photographers set up a new camera, they tend to use the same functions over and over again, without investigating other capabilities that can really make a difference. In the quick tutorial below you’ll be encouraged to give an overlooked feature a try, and we’re convinced that better images will be the result.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 08, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re disappointed with your bird photos because many are unsharp, the video below should set you straight. You’ll learn the best autofocus modes to use for improving your batting average.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 06, 2022  |  0 comments

There’s no better way to up your game than by following the advice of accomplished professionals. In this interesting tutorial you’ll learn how to make better images by shooting in Manual with Auto ISO.

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