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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
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
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
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 -
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
Monterey Bay is a remarkable place with unique oceanic views and a density of wildlife akin to the Antarctic. Frans Lanting, one of our keynote speakers, shares his experiences photographing this part of the planet and using photography to make a positive impact on the world. 0:00 - Introduction 1:45 - Lanting’s Work 10:43 - Monterey Bay 19:45 - Influences 26:42 - Collaborative Creativity 32:17 - Footprints 42:50 - Climate Change 48:13 - Bay of Life 50:55 - Final Thoughts
As camera technology advances, so does the opportunity to get creative with your wildlife photography. Learn how Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom uses the newest camera technology to push her imagination and make truly unique images. Sponsored by
In this webinar, landscape photographer Sapna Reddy showcases her images and shares anecdotes and the thought processes involved with how she created them. She also discusses the specific creative choices, in the field and in post-processing, for each image and how you can apply these choices to create meaningful images. 0:00 - Introduction 2:14 - About Sapna Reddy 6:11 - What is a meaningful Photograph? 8:38 - Finding a Purpose 27:32 - Letting Go of Expectations 36:21 - Awareness of Light 40:35 - Creative Vision 44:00 - Mood 46:48 -
Macro photography subjects, such as jumping spiders, lady bugs, mushrooms, and more, are right in your backyard. Photographer Chris McGinnis tells us about the equipment, settings, lighting, and backgrounds he uses to capture the smallest subjects. 0:00 - Introduction & Overview 1:45 - About McGinnis 2:05 - Why Macro? 3:35 - My Gear 8:23 - Magnification 11:10 - Aperture 13:19 - Flash & Diffusers 14:51 - Black Backgrounds 16:56 - Camera Settings 19:53 - Focus Bracketing & Focus Stacking 23:12 - Sample Photos 28:46 - Top 10 Tips If
When choosing a macro lens, how do you decide which focal length is best for you? Heather Larkin discusses various macro photography subjects—such as flowers, insects, and dew drops—and the lenses that suit each situation. 0:00 - Introduction 0:48 - What is Macro Photography? 1:56 - Larkin’s Lenses 4:20 - Depth of Field 8:49 - Camera Settings 10:42 - Lens Choices 15:11 - Examples 21:02 - Q&A Sponsored by
Whether you're photographing frogs in the Amazon or insects in your backyard, in this B&H video, Sony Artisan Colby Brown shares his most important tips for photographing wildlife at a macro scale. 0:00 - Introduction 0:19 - Tip 1: Lens Type 0:55 - Tip 2: Off-Camera Flash 1:36 - Tip 3: Learn Your Subject 2:04 - Tip 4: Respect the Creatures 2:37 - Tip 5: Bug Spray 3:25 - Final Thoughts Did you learn something new about macro wildlife photography? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
While ND filters and polarizers are important gear for photographing moving water, Mahesh Thapa has discovered other essential equipment during his 20 years of landscape photography. Whether you're capturing rivers, creeks, streams, or waterfalls, Thapa’s suggestions for equipment and techniques will help you create beautiful and blurry water photos. Plus, you'll learn a way to make your water look silky without filters! Do you have any tips for photographing moving water? Go with the flow and share them in the Comments section, below.
Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom is in the field to teach you how to compose striking wildlife photographs, how to choose your camera settings, and how to be creative in your wildlife photography. Using the Nikon Z9, she photographs wolves, buffalo, and other species of wildlife. On what kind of wildlife adventure do you want to go? Sponsored by Nikon More videos in this
Introducing the Kristi Odom wildlife photography master class! Join Kristi in Yellowstone National Park for four tutorials on photographing wildlife: camera gear, safety and ethics, composition and creativity, and editing. If you're a beginner or intermediate-level photographer, you won't want to miss these tutorials! Have you photographed wildlife, or this is a new venture for you? Tell us about your experience in the Comments section, below!
How does black-and-white landscape photography differ from its colorful counterpart? The former relies on textures, contrast, light, and strong composition to create images that make a lasting impression. Sony Alpha Collective member Mahesh Thapa shares his recommendations for utilizing these elements in your monochromatic landscape photography. How do you incorporate these components into your own photography? Join the conversation in the Comments section, below.