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Camera shake, resulting in blurred photos

The following post has been submitted by Scotch Macaskill and you can see more of his photography over at his blog. Camera shake, resulting in blurred photos, is a constant hazard when photographing wildlife with a telephoto lens and is probably the main cause of unusable wildlife photographs. To combat camera shake, you have three […]

Examples of fun wildlife photography

Last week I wrote about some basic wildlife photography tips and compiled a list of handy equipment for wildlife photography. Let’s take a look at what you can do when you combine the right tools with the basics. This photo of deer out by a pond is a fine example of a point I made […]

Handy equipment for wildlife photography

The other day I wrote about some basic tips for wildlife photography; today let’s discuss some of the handy equipment for wildlife photography that you might want to get your hands on before going out there and shooting. A dSLR. Like I said before, I’m not a camera snob and generally don’t care if someone […]

Basic Wildlife Photography Tips

When you look at the beautiful wildlife photos in a magazine such as National Geographic, it’s easy to be tempted to try your hand at getting out there and shooting some wild animals too – shooting with your camera, that is! Here are some basic wildlife photography tips: 1. Use a dSLR camera. I’m not […]

The Story Behind the Photo

Photography provides us with the ability to freeze a moment in time; to make it static and permanent. Every photograph has a story behind it that is just as much a part of the picture, even though it may be unseen by the person viewing it. For instance, this is a photograph that I took […]

What Would You Do for the Shot?

I’ve seen some pictures out there that HAD to have put the photographer in a pretty precarious position in order to get the shot. I’ve seen cars rigged with all sorts of miscellaneous structural devices that place the camera outside of the car with the passenger holding a remote shutter release from the inside. I’ve […]

Destination Photography Workshops

Travel to exciting destinations while receiving expert instruction to expand your photography skills! Y Explore offers custom photography tours/workshops of Yosemite National Park. Learn techniques from expert photography instructors in the dramatic scenery that Yosemite is famous for. Photographic subjects during the tour include granite monoliths and domes, waterfalls, wildflowers, black bears, and other wildlife. […]

10 Most Annoying Things to Say to a Wildlife Photographer

Have you ever had someone look at a picture that you took (as a result of a lot of observation, preparation, patience, and dirty laundry) and say “Man, that is one sweet.. (you expect ‘photo’).. camera you have!” I used to stay silent and disappointed earlier. Now I simply say “Yea. Here, take the camera, […]

100 Steps to IYP – Lesson 4 – Wildlife

  Another very popular subject among photographers, wildlife is not easy to capture in its ‘element’. When you do however end up with a picture that does capture them the element, it is a feeling hard to describe, and if you’ve ever shot wildlife, you’ll agree. Getting straight to the point, here are some tips […]

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