January 2018
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Tips for photographing wild animals in their context, in their settings

Tip 666 (Get the animals in their own settings): When you shoot wild animals in their natural settings, just don’t go for capturing their emotions. Catch them such that what you shoot reflects both the animal and the spirit of their surroundings.

Tip 667 (You need to feel for the environment): When you are shooting […]

Photo Tips for Wildlife Shooting (contd..)

Tip 246 (Don’t provoke the animals): When you are photographing an animal in its natural environment, it can get very boring, and the temptation is incredible to provoke or to do something similar to the animal so as to get some reaction, or some action. Don’t do it. No image, no matter how good, unique […]

Photo Tips for Wildlife Shooting (contd..)

Tip 241 (Enjoy what you are doing, there will be many other days): Once I had gone to the zoo, and got some beautiful shots of a tiger who wandered close to the edge of the enclosure. I showed these photos to another friend, who was trying to get such shots for the last month, […]

Photo Tips for Wildlife Shooting (contd..)

Tip 1 (Look for the animal’s behaviour): Typically, if you have been watching the animal for some time, you will get to know the kind of behavior that the animal exhibits and be able to predict the behavior. So, if the animal is stalking a prey, and you have been observing this behavior for some […]

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 […]