Bird Photography Basics with Emilie Talpin

Bird Photography Basics: A New Series, with Emilie Talpin

Step outside with OM SYSTEM Ambassador @Emilie Talpin Photography in this new photography series! Talpin believes that having fun in the moment is the most important part of photography, and, if you capture the image, it's “doubly fun.” Join her on the New England coast as she discusses her techniques, tips, and gear.

Research & Ethics

Bird photography is about luck, technique and, most of all, research. OM SYSTEM Ambassador @Emilie Talpin Photography shares the resources she uses to learn about birds before getting into the field. While prior research can help bird photographers at any level, these tips will be especially helpful for beginners and will improve your photos. Along with research, being a good bird photographer also means being mindful of your subject, so Talpin shares her ethics for photographing birds.



Cameras, lenses, accessories, and bags! OM SYSTEM Ambassador @Emilie Talpin Photography shares the list of her camera gear that allows for efficiency in the field while photographing birds. What would you add to your bird photography setup?


OM SYSTEM Ambassador @Emilie Talpin Photography discusses her bird photography techniques in the field. She describes ways to customize your camera for convenience (such as back-button focus), settings for sharper photos, focusing, composing your shots, and more. Whether a bird is in flight or perched on a branch, you’ll be set up for success after hearing these tips!


It's time to open up your bird photos in Lightroom Classic and edit with @Emilie Talpin Photography! She takes you step-by-step in her post-processing workflow, using tools such as the masking feature to make her photos pop.




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