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(October 04, 2008) Wildlife photography is not just for professional photographers. Almost anyone with a camera is occasionally inspired to record a special wildlife experience in a photograph. For an inexperienced photographer, it is easy to be disappointed with the quality of your results. You see the great ..
(October 01, 2008) In nature photography, filters are a must for some photographers and an absolute no-no for others. Some photographers insist that everything must be captured exactly as it was in nature, while others love the effects and enhancements they can get from a variety of filters. For my own photography, ..
(September 24, 2008) Digital photography has created a shift in the balance of art and technology. No matter how much you pride yourself on your traditional camera skills, you also need to know a lot more about software. As a nature photographer who grew up with film, I like many others have been forced to change the ..
(September 04, 2008) Landscape photography is a most rewarding pastime, but it can be far more challenging than some people imagine. It sounds so easy; visit a beautiful location, shoot a few snapshots, and come home with a work of art in your camera. After dealing with the public for over 20 years, I swear most ..
(September 02, 2008) Photography has entered a whole new world, with remarkable changes in technology in just a few short years. One thing has not changed, however; the camera - not the computer - is still the most important tool of a good photographer. In recent times I have spoken to a few very disgruntled ..
(August 17, 2008) Wildlife photography is both rewarding and frustrating, even for experienced photographers. While a great photo is something to treasure, the challenges of wildlife photography can leave beginners feeling a little lost. "It was wonderful to be there, but this photo doesn't really do it justice. " ..
(August 12, 2008) Nature photography requires all the usual camera skills, so it is important to know how to use your camera. But really good nature photography also requires sensitivity to nature. Have you ever met someone who has thousands of dollars worth of gear, can talk all day about cameras and lenses. . . ..
(August 10, 2008) Composition in nature photography comes easy to some, but many new photographers struggle to find their balance. This is especially true where wildlife is concerned. There is a bit of false wisdom about that says: “You should never put your animal right in the middle of the photo - only to ..
(July 21, 2008) Wildlife photography is such a broad topic, it can mean many things to many people. As a wildlife photographer, you need to be able to adapt your style to suit the subject and the surroundings. Often your subject will be found in a setting that appears unnatural or unattractive in a photograph. ..
(July 16, 2008) Digital photographers; you love your little piece of camera technology, and these days you are snapping away like never before. But what are you really doing with all those photos? With technology that allows you to take all the photos you want at no cost, there is nothing stopping you from taking ..
(July 08, 2008) For beginners, wildlife photography can be one of the toughest fields to master. Along with all the challenges of everyday photography, you also have to work with subjects that have no interest in cooperating. For an experienced photographer, there are so many things one would love to pass on to ..
(July 01, 2008) ISO should be one of the easiest aspects of digital photography to master, but many beginners in photography still have a hard time understanding this fundamental camera setting. I suspect this is because of the way it is being taught. You see, ISO started out as a property of film, and it was ..
(June 29, 2008) A new digital camera comes with a multitude of features, but one of the first things we consider is the quality and power of the lens. But how many of us really understand what can be acheived by creative use of lenses? The difference between a wide angle lens and a telephoto lens is about more ..
(June 23, 2008) For a nature photographer, composition can be a daily challenge. In wildlife photography the challenge is even greater. Not only are you trying to satisfy your own creative vision, you also have to deal with a subject which may have no interest in having its photo taken. I can't help you much with .
(June 18, 2008) Waterfall photography is a favourite subject for many a nature photographer. In fact, a good waterfall can be a magnet for almost anyone with a camera. Like any subject in nature photography, waterfall photos also come with their own set of challenges. A beginner can be disappointed with their ..