Posts tagged wildlife
5 Techniques To Improve Your Birds In Flight Photography

There is nice golden light peaking over to the horizon, and there is a Reddish Egret foraging in the water.  Suddenly, the bird jumps up and flies away while your camera is still in transition to your eye.  You didn’t even fire a frame.  If this ever happens to you these five techniques will help you get the bird in the viewfinder to create awesome images. 

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Canon 100-400mm f/ 4.5-5.6 IS II Review

Prior to the introduction of the 100-400 f/ 4.5- 5.6 IS II, Canon has had an apparent gap in their telephoto lens lineup.  The previous version was a slow- focusing lens, which caused photographers to opt for either fixed focal length offerings, shorter zoom options, or lenses made by third- party manufacturers.  Canon drastically improved the performance of the lens by enhancing the sharpness, autofocus speed, and some other characteristics.  However, the new lens also has some negatives. 

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Guide to Capturing Wildlife Up Close & Personal

Capturing wildlife up close and personal can prove challenging for nature photographers—and also worthwhile. Shortening the distance between camera and subject allows the photographer to experience different points of view, and wide-angle lenses can throw a subject into a strikingly larger-than-life perspective. While successfully capturing such pictures requires more than a little skill, the fundamentals are simple. Every close encounter has three main parts: location, approach, and exit.

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