Wildlife Photography

0 Views ·Posted 11/07/2023
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 -
0 Views ·Posted 11/04/2023
If you already have experience with bird photography but feel you aren’t taking excellent photos, Isaac Grant is here to help. In this video, Grant shares his techniques for creating engaging, beautiful, and impactful bird photos. 0:00 - Introduction 0:57 - Agenda 2:33 - About Grant & Gear 5:11 - The Basics 5:47 - Learn the Birds 8:56 - How to Turn a Good Photo into a Great Photo 13:17 - The ABCs 13:45 - Angle 19:47 - Background 25:19 - Composition 31:10 - Perch 36:09 - Quality 41:14 - X-Factor 48:19 - More from Grant 48:44 - Q&A 1:08
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted 11/14/2023
Many budding sports and wildlife photographers dream of larger and larger lenses that get them closer to the action while letting in more light—allowing blazing-fast, action-freezing shutter speeds that capture priceless moments on the field or out in the field. But, with long lenses comes the increased chance of camera shake due to the extreme focal lengths. How do we combat physics here? Well, if you are entering the world of the
0 Plays ·Posted 10/12/2023
Water is essential to life on Earth. The health of our oceans—and its inhabitants—is equally crucial to maintaining Earth’s delicate balance. This is an apt takeaway from our exclusive chat with renowned underwater photographer and filmmaker Brian Skerry, as part of our coverage of B&H’s 50th Anniversary Bild Expo 2023. We sat down with Skerry shortly before his presentation on the Bild Expo Main Stage to get the full scoop on his career arc, from a youthful fantasy of being an ocean
0 Views ·Posted 09/15/2023
Join Maria Perez and Matt Zefi at Sony Kando in Snowbird, Utah, for some friendly competition to see who can get the best results from the Sony a7C II and the a7CR. Learn the main differences between the cameras and see which best fits your needs. 0:00 - Introduction 0:32 - Key Specs 1:20 - Bird Photography 3:06 - Stabilization Test 3:55 - Photographing Portraits 4:38 - Photographing the Sunset and Moon 5:51 - Final Thoughts Which of
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted 09/20/2023
When you head out into the wilderness armed with a pro camera and big telephoto lens to tackle some awesome wildlife, landscape, and bird photography, you had best be sure to have the right accessories for your adventures! Let’s take a look at the best accessories for wildlife photography because—trust me—you don’t want to be the only photographer out there without a cool camouflage lens cover! Tripods I’ve said it before and I am saying it again:
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted 09/14/2023
Wildlife photography is in the realm of the telephoto lens. While almost any focal length lens works for landscapes and other types of photography, in general, when it comes to photographing animals in the wild, you'll want to have the longest reach you can. We will start our buying guide here with a discussion about focal length and then we will talk about other aspects of a wildlife photography lens you might consider when making a purchasing decision. Focal Length While it is sometimes possible to get close enough to wildlife to use a
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted 09/15/2023
If your dreams involve capturing stunning images of beautiful, wild animals in nature, there is no getting around it—you need the right gear. Although every camera can capture wildlife, not all cameras are created equally and some certainly have technological advantages that benefit wildlife photography. We have discussed buying considerations for the right lens in this article, and here we will take a deep dive into what to look for in a camera for dedicated wildlife photography. What Makes a Camera Better for Wildlife? For wildlife
0 Views ·Posted 08/15/2023
Landscape photographer Imma Barrera attended an artist’s residency at Glacier National Park. The residency focused on astrophotography—in particular, capturing the Milky Way—and wildlife photography. In this video, Barrera shares which areas of the park are the best to visit so you can capture the most beautiful images. 0:00 - Introduction 2:26 - Barrera's background 6:26 - "Under the Night Sky"—Glacier National Park 21:05 - Astrophotography 31:19 - Landscapes 42:20 - Wildlife 49:12 - Q&A Getting the itch to visit Glacier National Park
0 Views ·Posted 07/26/2023
Photographing brown bears in the wild is rewarding and exhilarating. Join wildlife photographer David Swindler as he shares insights and trains his camera's sights on bear behavior, as well as discussing locations, camera gear, settings, and composition. 0:00 - Introduction 4:54 - The Story Behind the Images 7:44 - Brown Bear Facts 10:34 - Safety Tips 16:17 - Bear Activities 19:48 - Timing your Trips 22:04 - Photographing Cubs 23:50 - Where to Go 26:09 - Camera Lenses and Bodies 35:51 - Other Gear 38:30 - Shooting Techniques: Depth of Field
0 Views ·Posted 07/26/2023
Join Sony Alpha Collective member Nate Luebbe as he uses the a6700 to photograph wildlife. Thanks to its crop sensor, you get extra reach without compromising on sharpness. Plus, the a6700's features allow for quick and easy use in the field, so you don't miss a shot! 0:00 - Introduction 0:18 - Features and Real-World Experience 2:06 - Is This for You? Feeling inspired to pick up the a6700? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted 07/25/2023
When it comes to bird and wildlife photography, the one word you need to know is: telephoto! If you've ever tried to approach birds or wild animals (not too close, please!) you've likely noticed they usually don't take kindly to humans and fly or scamper off before you get close enough for a photograph. The magic of the telephoto lens allows you to get "up close" without getting… up close. For birding and wildlife, getting closer usually means using lenses with a minimum 300mm focal length. We've all seen spectacular wildlife images by top
0 Views ·Posted 06/27/2023
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
0 Views ·Posted 06/20/2023
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 -
0 Views ·Posted 12/08/2022
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