Wildlife Photography

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Photographer, Isaac Grant will teach you the best practices to capture memorable and dynamic photos of birds in flight. He'll cover all the techniques and strategies to help you elevate your flight photography skills. 0:00 - Intro 4:10 - Things to remember 6:37 - Techniques & settings 18:57 - Practice planning 22:36 - Picking targets 26:48 - Wind direction 30:50 - Take off & direct flight shots 40:10 - Smaller, faster, and erratic birds 44:59 - Final thoughts 46:17 - Q&A
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National Geographic photographer, photojournalist, filmmaker, and Nikon Ambassador Ami Vitale shares incredible insights and life lessons she's learned from her work capturing photos around the world. 0:00 - Introduction 1:22 - The Power of Photography 5:18 - First Assignment 13:17 - Photojournalism Beginnings 16:12 - The Natural World 33:57 - Breaking Stereotypes 42:11 - An Ending (and a Twist) 45:55 - What Happens Next? 50:37 - Q&A
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Join photographer Bob Davis as he takes us on a photo safari in Kenya, with a particular focus on the endangered Super Tusker elephants. Discover how to utilize the power of social media to raise awareness of endangered animals and make a difference. Davis also goes over camera techniques, workflow, and storage. 0:00 - Introduction 3:18 - Storage Setup 10:34 - Photo Mechanic 22:08 - Working with a Good Guide 26:11 - Review Photos 31:10 - Go-to Gear 38:27 - Camera Settings 49:32 - Reviewing Photos 1:09:31 - Packing the Camera Bag 1:09:59 -
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In this video, SIGMA Ambassador Martina Abreu goes over the best ways to find and photograph birds without disturbing their natural habitats. 0:00 - Introduction 2:25 - Bird Photography Ethics 9:11 - Sigma Lenses Used 9:57 - Birds in Flight 14:30 - Challenging Light and Weather Conditions 25:07 - Challenge Yourself 26:21 - How to Handle Your Camera in Certain Situations 28:40 - Lens and Settings Discussion / Q&A Have any tips for photographing birds you’d like to share? Let us know down below. Sponsored by
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Join Kristi Odom as she shares her wildlife photo-editing workflow in Lightroom Classic, from culling a large number of photos using Photo Mechanic, to settings to use when exporting. 0:00 - In this Video 1:05 - Culling and Selecting 8:42 - Jaguar Photos 13:03 - Bees in Flight Photos 16:58 - Macaw Photos 20:04 - Adaptive Presets 26:32 - Bee on a Flower Photo 27:55 - Export (Settings & Organizing) What does your editing workflow look like? Let us know down below.  Sponsored by
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Kristi Odom explores the Bolivian Amazon to share and photograph its gorgeous biodiversity, from the birds to the insects. 0:00 - In this Video 0:44 - Deforestation 1:57 - Bees 5:44 - Yellow-Rumped Cacique Bird 8:20 - Insects 10:38 - Hummingbirds 14:07 - What's Next Sponsored by The close-up photos of animals are organic interactions taken from inside an animal sanctuary. There was no baiting or luring of wild animals. Use
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Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom is in La Senda Verde, Bolivia, to photograph the native bee population. In this video, Odom explains how she utilizes photography to tell their story. She also walks through working with experts to learn the best way to photograph the bees. 0:00 - Why Macro? 0:52 - In This Video 1:54 - The Story 3:14 - Flash and Continuous Light 4:28 - Consulting Animal Experts 5:04 - Today's Gear and Set Up 6:41 - Creativity 8:46 - Photojournalism and Conservation 10:42 - What's Next Sponsored by
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Some photography ideas can be a bit complicated, but often the most effective solutions are the most simple. Russell Graves breaks down nature photography to its simplest form in this B&H Event Space video, teaching you some easy hacks for upping your photo game. 0:00 – Introduction 2:47 - About Graves 5:40 - Learning Photography 10:54 - Beginner Advice 20:40 - Calibrate Your Camera's Display and Other Advice 25:58 - Making a Silhouette with Bad Lighting: Post-Processing 32:06 - Using the Camera's Articulating Screen for Low Angles 35:51
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Photography has the power to make change. Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom’s work is not only beautiful, but it sends a powerful message. Join her at La Senda Verde, in the Bolivian Amazon, as she explains how storytelling can help you create impactful photos. 0:00 - Introduction 1:02 - La Senda Verde 3:17 - Adult Jaguar 4:57 - Bears and Birds 7:03 - Rewilding 8:32 - Biodiversity and Balance 9:19 - Baby Jaguar 10:02 - Capybaras 10:55 - What's Next Does storytelling play a role in your photography? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
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Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom has a passion for wildlife conservation. Join her in the Bolivian Amazon for a new series as she shares her techniques for impactful storytelling through photography and videography. Sponsored by   Watch The Wildlife Conservation Series: Storytelling for Wildlife
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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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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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Photographing birds in the winter presents its own challenges. Luckily, OM SYSTEM Ambassador Emilie Talpin has you covered (literally)! Learn her tips to stay warm, protect your gear, choose your camera settings, and more. 0:35 – Tip 1 2:10 – Tip 2 4:30 – Tip 3 6:01 – Tip 4 7:25 – Tip 5 Do you have your own tips to share? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
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Bird photography is a never-ending challenge, but the reward is a beautiful image. OM SYSTEM Ambassador Lee Hoy discusses how to photograph birds in flight and explains everything you need to know to do so, from camera settings to focusing to composition. 0:00 - Introduction 4:01 - Goals 7:50 - Struggles 19:16 - System 1 - Subject 24:17 - System 2 - The Setting 30:37 - System 3 - The Light 39:18 - System 4 - Autofocus 47:53 - System 5 - Drive Mode 51:33 - System 6 - Exposure 1:00:39 - Composition 1:08:06 - The Success for Which We Hope  1:12:
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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