How to Research Wildlife and Stay Safe, with Kristi Odom


When it comes to photographing wildlife, prior research is necessary to stay safe, stay ethical, and create the best image. Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom discusses the logical steps of her process for conservation and ethical wildlife photography, such as understanding animal behavior, finding wildlife to photograph, and maintaining proper distance. On this particular trip, Odom was photographing wolves, buffalo, bison and sheep with the Nikon Z9.

On what kind of wildlife adventure do you want to go? Tell us in the Comments section.  

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Introducing the Kristi Odom Wildlife Photography Series!

Kristi Odom's Wildlife Gear List

Composition, Settings and Creativity: March 17, 2022

Post Processing: March 24, 2022

All drone footage was taken outside Yellowstone National Park in accordance with rules and regulations.



The video has great information in it. I would like to see a link to the Audubon article on ethical photography and reference links that she mentioned.