In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.
In our latest instalment, photographer Tim Flach reveals the ingenious, carefully planned technique that enabled him to create this perfect Afghan Hound shot!
Seabird ‘cities’ are the perfect way to improve both your wildlife photography skills and add some diversity to your seaside photography portfolio. In this post we explain how to photograph seabirds to create pictures with real impact.
Wildlife photography is one of the most demanding subjects to photograph. The subjects are elusive, and the techniques require precision. But it’s not impossible.
In her latest post our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a look at some of the most common mistakes that photographers make when shooting wildlife photography and gives some advice on how to overcome them.
In the fifth part of our Shoot Like A Pro series on how to photograph any subject you want we take a closer look at the best camera settings for wildlife photography. Getting sharp photos takes time to master, but here we show you all the best camera settings you should use to shoot both captive and wild animals to get great wildlife photos every time.
If you’re struggling to get close enough to your wildlife subjects to create images with any real impact, why not try digiscoping? In this quick guide we’ll show you how to use a spotting scope with your camera to nearly double your magnification.
In the last of our three posts on improving pictures of birds of prey, we offer one of the simplest and most widely used bird photography tips of them all: how to photograph through a fence and make the wires disappear.
In the second-part of our short series of top bird photography tips for taking pictures of birds of prey, we serve up a simple three-step guide to taking pictures of birds in flight.
Birds of prey are some of the most exciting wildlife subjects you’ll ever photograph, but their fast movements and the bright sky behind them pose big obstacles for photographers. Over the next three days we plan to offer our best bird photography tips for taking pictures of birds of prey.
In this first instalment we’ll explain how to shoot pin-sharp bird portraits, and our subsequent posts will offer bird photography tips for taking pictures of birds in flight and how to photograph through wire cages.
In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work. In our latest instalment we look back at the runner-up in the prestigious Veolia Environement Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards 2011, which was shot by then-16-year-old photographer Jamie Unwin. Here… Continue reading
Over the course of our new Shoot Like A Pro series we’ll show you the best camera settings to use to shoot a range of subjects within the genres of portrait photography, landscape photography, street scene, wildlife photography, close-ups and more.
To kick things off we’ll take a look at the common camera settings you’ll want to use every time you shoot and explain how and why you might want to change them.