10 common wildlife photography mistakes we’re all guilty of (and how to fix them)

    | Photography Tips | Wildlife | 03/07/2013 00:01am
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    Wildlife Photography Mistakes: 10 Subject disturbed

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    This is the cardinal sin of wildlife photography.

    While it’s not a major issue for a few birds to be spooked from your peanut dispenser in the back garden, it’s another matter entirely if they are scared away from their nest.

    Be especially respectful of animals with young and around breeding time.

    You should aim to shoot without the animals being aware of your presence.

    PAGE 1 – Wildlife Photography Mistakes: 01 Subject too small in the frame
    PAGE 2 – Wildlife Photography Mistakes: 02 Subject not in focus
    PAGE 3 – Wildlife Photography Mistakes: 03 Subject blurred
    PAGE 4 – Wildlife Photography Mistakes: 04 Poor composition
    PAGE 5 – Wildlife Photography Mistakes: 05 Subject looking the wrong way
    PAGE 6 – Wildlife Photography Mistakes: 06 Feeder in view
    PAGE 7 – Wildlife Photography Mistakes: 07 Depth of field too shallow
    PAGE 8 – Wildlife Photography Mistakes: 08 Birds underexposed
    PAGE 9 – Wildlife Photography Mistakes: 09 Poor lighting
    PAGE 10 – Wildlife Photography Mistakes: 10 Subject disturbed

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    Posted on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 12:01 am under Photography Tips, Wildlife.

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