Bird Photography

0 Views ·Posted 02/17/2023
Bird photography has upgraded thanks to mirrorless cameras like the Canon EOS R7. Join Kathy Adams Clark as she talks about basic camera settings and what behavior to look for when your goal is to capture the best image. 0:00 - Introduction 1:20 - Clark's Introduction 4:52 - Camera Options 6:58 - Light Meter in Camera 11:05 - The Differences in F-Stops 13:49 - Shutter Speed 18:37 - ISO 21:47 - Resolution and Format 23:34 - Camera Settings 27:
0 Views ·Posted 10/25/2022
Bob Davis is a professional wedding photographer with a penchant for wildlife photography. Watch as Davis discusses the camera settings needed to capture a photo at the right moment. He also explains how high ISO will not always cause high grain in your images if your exposure is right. 0:00 - Introduction 2:33 - About Bob Davis 6:07 - Consistency and Versatility 12:06 - Wildlife Camera Settings and ISO (Cheetah Photos) 18:39 - Usage of ISO (Bear Photos) 25:53 - Remote Camera Setup 31:31 - Camera Focus Settings (Bird Photos) 37:13 - How to
0 Views ·Posted 11/04/2022
Want tack-sharp wildlife photos or an easier way to hold your telephoto lens? Whether you're photographing birds or bears, gimbal heads are a great accessory to level up your photography game and your game photography. In this tutorial, Matt Zefi shows you how to balance a gimbal head, and demonstrates its use in the field. Do you use a gimbal head to level your wildlife photos? Have you never used one and are
0 Views ·Posted 08/09/2022
OM SYSTEM Ambassador Emilie Talpin is in the field and shares five tips for improving your photographs of birds, including where to focus your lens, what gear you should use, and more.  0:00 - Introduction 0:22 - Identify Your Subject 1:47 - Connect with Your Subject 4:34 - Be Ready 6:35 – Early Bird Catches the Worm 7:54 - Tell Your Story 9:51 - Final Thoughts
0 Views ·Posted 07/25/2022
In flight or in a fight, Matt Kloskowski has photographed birds in many different scenarios. Learn how he achieves beautiful bird photos, from camera settings to gear, in this OPTIC seminar. 0:00 - Introduction 1:19 - Embrace the Chaos 8:42 - About Matt 9:49 - In This Presentation 11:14 - Exposure Overview (Aperture, Shutter Speed, & ISO) 22:19 - Autofocus 32:07 - Light, Background, & Action 42:11 - Gear 45:44 - Brief Editing Tips 47:16 - More Courses from Matt 47:49 - Q&A Ready to photograph birds on your own? Let us know in the
by Cory Rice ·Posted 01/11/2022
Ask a roomful of birders their favorite season and you probably won’t hear many praises of winter. As temperatures drop, the appeal of venturing outdoors for extended periods of time diminishes for all but the most dedicated photographers and birdwatchers. However, winter provides unique benefits for the bold and bundled. Leafless trees make for easier spotting and white snowy environments make for beautiful settings for photographs. Best of all, winter welcomes its own seasonal lineup of characters, if you know where to look. This article
0 Views ·Posted 01/03/2022
Wildlife photographer and Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom provides some insight on how she approaches bird photography, hopefully helping you elevate your own bird photos beyond the typical portrait. Are birds your main subject? How do you approach bird photography? Let us know in the Comments section!
0 Views ·Posted 10/29/2021
Join David Wilder in the Canadian Rockies as he shares five tips for respectful wildlife photography! Should you use a fixed telephoto lens or a zoom telephoto lens? Do you need a guide? What should you research beforehand? How do you camouflage yourself? What kind of photography accessories do you need for stable photos? What wildlife photo gear do you use? Share your thoughts or ask us questions in the Comments section, below.
0 Views ·Posted 10/02/2021
Photographer Olga Torrey shares her tips on finding wildlife to photograph, opening your eyes to the possibilities—from birds to rabbits—in New York City! Of all the locations that wouldn’t occur to most of us, where would you shoot photos of wildlife? Tell us in the Comments section!
0 Views ·Posted 08/30/2021
If you live in the United States, you too can find opportunities to photograph wildlife. Joe and Mary Ann McDonald demonstrate how you can find wildlife in your own backyard! From photographing birds in flight to rabbits in the grass, you will find a new appreciation for local winged and furry friends. Are you a local wildlife photographer? Tell us about your favorite subjects in the Comments section!  
by Allan Weitz ·Posted 04/12/2021
For the longest time, comparing image quality between point-and-shoot cameras and full-frame cameras, or even APS-C format cameras, was a conversation you could have start to finish during the course of an elevator ride. Point-and-shoot cameras were convenient, but the detail and dynamic range of their smaller sensors never measured up to the detail and dynamic range you get from larger sensors. And then one day Sony introduced a new 1" format CMOS sensor, and BOOM! People started having second thoughts about slinging heavy camera bags over
by John Harris ·Posted 12/24/2021
There is no wildlife or bird photography without a camera and lens, but I am here to tell you not to buy another piece of gear. It is not the camera or lens that will make you a better photographer; rather, the three things that will improve your wildlife photography are: to know your subject better, to know your gear better, and to know yourself better. Subject Of these three, I think the first to address is to know your subject better. And that means research—reading, tutorials, conversations—and time in the field, with or without your
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted 03/10/2021
A few things happen when you look through a pair of binoculars, a spotting scope, or a telescope. The first thing that happens when you see awesomeness is you think, sometimes out loud, "Wow!" The next thing that happens is that you want to share what you are seeing with others—this
0 Plays ·Posted 02/18/2021
Has the Canon EOS R5 changed the conversation about using mirrorless cameras for bird and wildlife photography? This is the position of our guest, David Speiser, who, this summer, traded his Canon 1D X Mark III for the
by Allan Weitz ·Posted 10/29/2020
When it comes to travel, landscape, and seascape photography, I always try to keep at least one long focal length lens in my bag for photographing subjects to which I either cannot get closer or—in the case of a Siberian tiger guarding her cubs—to which I have no business getting closer. Photographs Ó Allan Weitz 2020 The definition of a long telephoto lens depends on whom you ask, not to mention what format camera they are using. For some, a 105mm lens is long. For others, it’s anything beyond 200mm or 300mm. For me, 300mm has always been the