Nature Photography

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Nate Luebbe (@nateinthewild) has an understanding of animal behavior that allows him to go beyond the typical snapshot. Join him in the field as he uses his knowledge of wildlife to inform his choice of gear, settings, and composition. 0:00 - Introduction 1:06 - Behavior and Storytelling 5:17 - Bison (Gear and Composition) 9:25 - Elk and Foxes (Camera Settings: Continuous Shooting, Shutter Speed, ISO, Aperture) 16:16 - Bears (Crop) 20:48 - Why Luebbe is a Nature Photographer 22:00 - How to Improve What are your tips for wildlife photography?
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Autumn Schrock is inspired by the moon and its beauty. The different moon phases or times of day, as well as composition, can affect your photo’s story. Schrock explains how to take all these elements into consideration when photographing the moon, as well as how to strike the balance between planning (using apps like PhotoPills) and improvising in the field. 0:00 - Introduction and Schrock’s Work 1:58 - Storytelling 3:47 - Schrock's Tips 6:20 - Planning and Photographing 8:56 - Camera Settings 10:26 - Gear and Composition 11:31 - Schrock's
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Join Sony Alpha Collective member Nate Luebbe in the field at Grand Teton National Park. Learn about his approach to landscape photography, his tips on finding unique compositions, and his advice for photographing in a National Park. 0:00 - Introduction 0:43 - Dissecting Your Scene 4:54 - Adding a Human Element 6:14 - Luebbe's Gear Advice 7:45 - Panorama 8:05 - Camera Settings (Aperture) 9:10 - More On-Location Tips 12:30 - What's Next? Sponsored by
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Before you head into nature to take photos, you must first plan and pack to the best of your ability. Luebbe and Schrock share advice on how to prepare for weather and how to plan your image bucket list. Plus, they answer the age-old question: “What’s in my camera bag?” 0:00 - Introduction 1:07 - Planning and Research 6:01 - Schrock's Gear 9:51 -  Luebbe’s Gear 16:46 - What's Next? What do you bring when planning an outdoor shoot? Let us know in the Comments section, below. Sponsored by
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B&H x Sony present Teton Perspectives, a new series with Nate Luebbe and Autumn Schrock! Join them in Grand Teton National Park to learn their techniques for shooting landscapes, wildlife, and astrophotography. 0:00 - About This Series 1:18 - Schrock and Luebbe’s Love of Nature 4:24 - Working with Your Partner 6:08 - Grand Teton National Park 6:38 - Sony Alpha Imaging Collective 7:15 - In This Series Do you have any photo tips to share? Let us know in the Comments section, below. Sponsored by
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Art Wolfe discusses his book Wild Lives, a project 40 years in the making that he hopes inspires and informs those who read it. Join him as he shares the stories behind his images taken in Zambia, Japan, Bolivia, and beyond. 0:00 - Canadian Arctic 8:38 - India 11:05 - United States & Canada 16:42 - Japan 19:54 - Grasslands 24:14 - Taiga 28:57 - Savanna 43:30 - Ocean 51:44 - Tropical Rainforests 56:59 - South Georgia Island Will you be picking up Wild Lives? Let us know in the
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Australian professional animal photographer Alex Cearns has traveled all over the world photographing animals. In this video, Cearns shares the seven essential elements you need to elevate your animal portraits. 0:00 - Introduction 2:04 - About Cearns 8:03 - What You Need to Take Better Animal Portraits 10:42 - The Animals Cearns Photographs & Her Gear 21:20 - Don't Overlook Easy Subjects, and Have Patience 26:49 - Practice Getting the Shot 31:25 - Anticipation & Timing 40:56 - Safety 49:25 - Review / When Things Go Wrong 55:43 -
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The ubiquitous shoulder-mounted camera bag is a fantastic camera carrying solution for almost any type of photography—except when it comes to wildlife and nature photography. If you are hiking far from civilization and deep into nature—be it a forest, tundra, mountains, desert, or jungle—you’ll likely bring a dedicated hiking backpack. Luckily for nature photographers, camera bag manufacturers and manufacturers of traditional hiking packs have created
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In this video, landscape photographer Sapna Reddy teaches you how to create strong visual stories in your nature images. 0:00 - Introduction 0:18 - Seek Originality 0:42 - Recognize the "Decisive Moment" 1:07 - Avoid Distractions 1:35 - Pre-visualize and Prepare 1:57 - Carve Out the Visual Pathway 2:28 - More from Reddy Did you find these tips helpful? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
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In this video, OM SYSTEM Ambassador Emilie Talpin tells us about her journey into the world of bird photography. She shares her favorite images and bird stories, as well as a few tips and techniques to make your work stand out. 0:00 - Introduction 3:08 - Talpin’s Background 9:23 - The Gear You Need to Get Started with Bird Photography 19:34 - Practice in the Field and Educating Yourself 23:54 - Composing a Bird Photography
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If you're a beginner photographer who would to increase your skill levels, Sony Ambassador Mahesh Thapa offers 10 essential tips that will improve your photography game! In this video, you’ll learn to compose photos, get tack-sharp images, and other helpful techniques. While Thapa’s tips can be applied to any genre of photography, nature and landscape photographers will get the most out of this webinar. 0:00 - Introduction 0:47 - Disclosures 3:00 - In this Seminar 3:52 - Composition Tips 18:36 - Tips for Camera Settings 25:03 - Accessories 35:
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Arthur Morris has been photographing birds for more than 39 years with Canon, Nikon, and Sony gear. Morris shares his tips on how to capture the best photos of Brown Pelicans, in San Diego, California. He explains the different behaviors of pelicans, how to get the right angle, and how to get creative with your shots. 0:00 - Introduction 3:38 - Brown Pelicans in San Diego, CA 11:18 - Working with Angles and Creating Backgrounds 13:53 - Nesting Cliff 16:13 - In-Flight Images and Optimizing Your Images 18:52 - Pelican Cliff and Brandt's
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Arthur Morris has been photographing bald eagles in Homer, Alaska, for more than two decades with Canon, Nikon, and Sony gear. Morris shares some tips on capturing in-flight photos, camera settings, and more. 0:00 - Introduction 5:32 - The Story of Homer, Alaska, and its Eagles 9:05 - Using a Film Camera 11:22 - Other Bird Photos 12:19 - Photographing from a Boat 17:47 - Using Wind in Your Favor While Photographing Eagles 20:23 - Photographing Eagles at Sunrise 21:38 - Motion Blur 24:36 - Photographing with Canon and Nikon 27:36 -
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We're all about flower power on this week's podcast, in celebration of Valentine's Day. Joining us in discussion are photography curator Danae Panchaud, co-author of the recent book Flora Photographica, along with contributing photographer and audience favorite Abelardo Morell. After describing the book's genesis and scope, Panchaud delves into the extensive research
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Steve Morello, photo instructor for Lindblad and National Geographic Expeditions, describes the many photographic opportunities we could find, right in our own backyards. 0:00 - Introduction 3:29 - The Traveling Nature Photographer Comes Home 8:10 - Local Wildlife 13:55 - Local Plant Life 17:20 - Creating a Backyard Wildflower Meadow 28:25 - Capturing the Extraordinary in the Ordinary 31:58 - Backyard Bird Activity 35:04 - Having Projects 43:11 - Final Thoughts