Photographer David Swindler shares five tips for capturing better wildlife images, such as how to avoid a busy background, how angles change the photo, understanding camera settings, and other helpful suggestions.
0:00 - Introduction
0:21 - Framing
2:01 - Backgrounds
4:00 - Angles
5:34 - Animal Behavior
6:40 - Camera Settings (Shutter Speed, Aperture, ISO, and Autofocus)
10:31 - Final Thoughts
Want tack-sharp wildlife photos or an easier way to hold your telephoto lens? Whether you're photographing birds or bears, gimbal heads are a great accessory to level up your photography game and your game photography. In this tutorial, Matt Zefi shows you how to balance a gimbal head, and demonstrates its use in the field.
Do you use a gimbal head to level your wildlife photos? Have you never used one and are
From whales in the Arctic to lions in Africa, Frans Lanting has photographed animals and nature all around the world. Watch this B&H Online video and learn about some of his wildlife photography techniques and secrets, such as the camera modes he uses, the best times to photograph wildlife, how to pay attention to backgrounds, and other useful tips.
What are your questions about taking pictures of wildlife? Post them in the Comments section, below.
0:00 - Introduction
0:24 - Tip 1
1:06 - Tip 2
2:04 - Tip 3
2:38 - Tip 4
3:15 - Tip 5
OM SYSTEM Ambassador Emilie Talpin is in the field and shares five tips for improving your photographs of birds, including where to focus your lens, what gear you should use, and more.
0:00 - Introduction
0:22 - Identify Your Subject
1:47 - Connect with Your Subject
4:34 - Be Ready
6:35 – Early Bird Catches the Worm
7:54 - Tell Your Story
9:51 - Final Thoughts
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.
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
What's in Nikon Ambassador and wildlife photographer Kristi Odom's camera bag? She'll cover every piece of gear she packed for this Yellowstone National Park trip, such as cameras, lenses, accessories, and even clothing!
More videos in this photography masterclass
Introducing the Kristi Odom Wildlife Photography Series!
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!
David Swindler shares his must-know tips on how to use long telephoto lenses for outdoor photography, from landscapes to wildlife to portraits. In this video, he describes the process for choosing a telephoto zoom lens, how to hold one, how to balance it on a tripod, and more!
Which of these lenses do you want to use on an outdoor photoshoot? Tell us why in the Comments section, below!
Wildlife photographer and Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom provides some insight on how she approaches bird photography, hopefully helping you elevate your own bird photos beyond the typical portrait.
Are birds your main subject? How do you approach bird photography? Let us know in the Comments section!
Join David Wilder in the Canadian Rockies as he shares five tips for respectful wildlife photography! Should you use a fixed telephoto lens or a zoom telephoto lens? Do you need a guide? What should you research beforehand? How do you camouflage yourself? What kind of photography accessories do you need for stable photos?
What wildlife photo gear do you use? Share your thoughts or ask us questions in the Comments section, below.
If you have a demanding outdoor photoshoot coming up, it’s necessary to prepare beforehand. Professional photographer Jon Dunaway shares his outdoor and wildlife photography tips so you’re 100% covered for your next photo shoot!
Do you have any tips to share? Inform us in the Comments section!
Sony has announced the FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II lens, an extensive overhaul of one of the most popular lenses in the G Master lineup. The upgrade boasts completely reconfigured optics, faster and more accurate autofocus, and a laundry list of practical improvements for still and video shooters. A favorite zoom of professional portrait, event, sports, and wildlife photographers, this bright, constant max-aperture lens works well for a wide variety
Join Lisa Langell out in the field as she photographs wildlife and shares her photography tips for taking photos from a boat. She offers her advice about taking photographs of wildlife, camera settings, the proper camera gear, and more!
Have you ever tried photographing birds in the wild? Tell us about your experience in the Comments section, below!
Wildlife photographer Kristi Odom goes into the thought process behind crafting an image that tells a story. From research to camera settings, you will learn photography tips for capturing the emotion in a nature scene.
For more wildlife-related news and tips, be sure to check out the rest of Wildlife Week on B&H Explora!
How do you bring out emotion in your own wildlife photography? Share your