12 top tips to photograph local wildlife with Canon pro Oliver Wright

Kingfisher and robin
(Image credit: Oliver Wright)

Looking to take better photographs of local wildlife, even in your back yard? Canon professional Oliver Wright recently shared 12 of his best tips for capturing great animal shots at The Photography Show: Spring Shoots. 

Wright's main talk focused on using the technology in the Canon EOS R5 to capture stunning wildlife shots in his garden. When the floor opened to a Q&A from the show's delegates, he imparted some top tips that will help you get better pictures of wildlife. Oliver's website can be found here.

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Dan Mold
Deputy Editor

Deputy Editor on PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, Dan also brings his technical wizardry and editing skills to Digital Camera World. He has been writing about all aspects of photography for over 10 years, having previously served as technical writer and technical editor for Practical Photography magazine, as well as Photoshop editor on Digital Photo

Dan is an Adobe-certified Photoshop guru, making him officially a beast at post-processing – so he’s the perfect person to share tips and tricks both in-camera and in post. Able to shoot all genres, Dan provides news, techniques and tutorials on everything from portraits and landscapes to macro and wildlife, helping photographers get the most out of their cameras, lenses, filters, lighting, tripods, and, of course, editing software.