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Photos tips for Wildlife Shooting (contd..)

Tip 231 (Make yourself invisible): A lot of animals react very quickly to human presence, not something that helps you when you are trying to shoot photos of wildlife in actual wild conditions. You need to have some way of concealing your presence and not making quick movements after that; one way is to use […]

Photos tips for Wildlife Shooting (contd..)

Tip 226 (Read up about it): This is actually a tip that is valid for most photo scenarios, especially for wildlife cases. In the case of wildlife, with subjects that are elusive, or visible only at night, or fast moving; the photo gear and techniques are critical to get success in this area. One way […]

Photos tips for Wildlife Shooting (contd..)

Tip 221 (Get down to the animal height): When shooting, we are used to shooting from a certain height (typical shoulder height). When shooting an animal, you may find that there is a different perspective to be gained when you do down and dirty shooting, that is when you crouch down to the animal height […]

Photos tips for Wildlife Shooting

Tip 216 (Practice in zoos): Before you consider going out in the open for doing wildlife photography, practice the shooting of animals in your local zoo or wildlife park. This gives you practice with the concept of shooting animals, even though they are not in their natural habitat.

Tip 217 (Zoos vs. Wildlife parks): Continuing […]

More camera options / modes

Tip 211 (Shooting modes – Single, Burst, Timer): Nowadays, cameras are starting to show different camera modes such as Single shot, Burst, and Timer modes (many cameras combine the timer mode with a remote mode as well). Burst mode is used for taking a single shot (one photo is taken at a time), and would […]