Hands-free photography: 4 ways to take pictures without touching your camera

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 04/02/2013 16:49pm
    Hands-free photography: 4 ways to take pictures without touching your camera

    Whether you want to banish camera shake in low light or avoid scaring wildlife, here are four simple ways to fire the shutter without touching your camera.

    Winter wildlife photography: tips for taking amazing pictures at home

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 12/12/2012 11:23am
    Winter wildlife photography: tips for taking amazing pictures at home

    Want to shoot winter wildlife photography but not leave the comfort of home? Find out how to stay warm – and well hidden – and hone your bird photography skills on the many birds that are active in your garden this time of year. Bird photography isn’t just for dedicated wildlife photographers with expensive cameras [...]

    Wildlife photography in any environment: free photography cheat sheet

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 19/10/2012 02:00am
    Zoo photography: a fool-proof method for capturing animals through glass

    In our latest photography cheat sheet we’ve put together handy flowcharts to take you through shooting four of the most common environments in which you’ll shoot wildlife photography: wildlife parks, wild mammals up close in their habitat, wild birds in sunlight and shade, and garden wildlife.

    Zoo photography: a fool-proof method for capturing animals through glass

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 12/09/2012 11:00am
    Zoo photography: a fool-proof method for capturing animals through glass

    Nothing’s more annoying than shooting zoo photography finding that highly reflective glass ruined your photo. Follow this simple method for capturing animals through glass and you’ll get great results every time.

    How to set up your camera to shoot bird photography

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 25/07/2012 11:04am
    Best camera settings for bird photography

    Find out the best camera settings to use for bird photography, whether you’re shooting static birds or seeking pictures of birds in flight.

    Make zoo photos that look like the wild

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 28/06/2012 04:00am
    How to shoot zoo photos that look like the wild: step 4

    Animals make great subjects, but they’re not always easy to photograph, even in captivity. That said, zoos and wildlife parks are great places to hone your wildlife photography skills. They allow you to get closer to the animals than you would in the wild.

    Free wildlife photography cheat sheet

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 25/06/2012 04:00am
    Free wildlife photography cheat sheet: tips on composing, exposing and how to shoot some of the more popular subjects

    Do you need some positive reinforcement with your wildlife photography? It can be one of the more frustrating genres you’ll attempt to photograph.

    Subjects aren’t often there, let alone staying in one place for your camera. And they’re often at their most active at really inconvenient times of the day!

    To help you along we’ve put together this handy wildlife photography cheat sheet with some great tips on how to shoot some of the more popular subjects in wildlife photography, such as seasonal animals like deer, insects and bugs, birds in motion and underwater creatures.

    3 quick tips for taking pictures through glass

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 09/06/2012 15:00pm
    Photography Through Glass: get parallel

    Do you suffer problems with glare and reflections when you shoot at your local wildlife park or museum?

    It’s a common problem, yet thankfully easy to remedy. Below we offer three quick tips for helping you get clear, sharp images when taking pictures through glass.

    Free bird photography cheat sheet

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 14/05/2012 11:36am
    Free bird photography cheat sheet: master the four most common types of bird photos

    Are you frustrated by the quality of your bird photos, or are you looking to try bird photography for the first time? Look no further than this latest infographic in our photography cheat sheet series.

    With spring in full swing, now is the perfect time to get out into your garden or local park and start taking pictures of birds. But for your bird photos to be successful you need to first decide what sort of shot you’re after.

    In the photography cheat sheet below we’ve picked four of the most common situations in which you might take pictures of birds. Within each scenario we’ve crafted a handy little flow chart to get you from start to finish of your shoot, whether you’re camped out in a hide, visiting your local zoo or shooting from your living room window. Inside are charts illustrating how to get great shots of captive birds, static birds, flying birds and flocks of birds.

    Talon-ted Photographers: 10 top tips for pictures of birds in flight

    | Photography Tips, Wildlife | 21/02/2012 11:38am
    Bird photography tips: 10 ways to get better pictures of birds

    Are you having trouble taking decent photos of birds in flight? Don’t worry, it’s a common problem and doesn’t mean you’re not a talon-ted photographer.

    From getting an accurate exposure of your subject against all that bright sky to simply being in the right place at the right time, one of the more challenging genres you’ll ever attempt will be bird photography. Tips and techniques abound, but we’ve put together what we believe are the 10 most fundamental rules you should follow when taking pictures of birds in flight.

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