You’ve discovered a great landscape, the light is perfect and you know which elements to include in your composition. To select the right lens to create the perfect image you need to understand how different focal lengths affect viewing perspective. How will different focal length lenses affect the angle of view and the depth of
Use of out-of-focus areas in your photos helps separate your subject from your background, and gives your photos a creative look.
Wild animal subjects often offer the best opportunities for dynamic, interesting images around sunrise or sunset when the light level is low. This low-angled light can be stunning but it does present a challenge. What settings do you use to capture sharp images under these low light conditions? It becomes even more of a challenge
You may see articles on wildlife photography (including mine) mention “fill-flash” when discussing technique and how to improve your wildlife images. If it sounds a little mystifying to you, don’t worry. It’s not that complex, especially today with the tremendous interactive metering capabilities of the newer cameras and dedicated flashes. Before we get to the
Portrait photography is not just about people, it can apply to wildlife subjects as well. Proper technique and subject knowledge is equally important in capturing great images of wild animals. First and foremost, know your subject: its behavior, fright/flight distance, how dangerous it is and when to back off if you are disturbing the animal
Capturing lightning strikes sounds intimidating, but is actually relatively easy. With some camera adjustments and equipment additions, you can take stunning lightning photographs.
Looking to change up your approach to landscape photography? Wildlife & Nature photographer Dave Welling walks you through his approach to detail oriented landscape photography.
Weather conditions often prevent us from getting the photos we want. However, you can utilize unexpected changes and take advantage of new photo opportunities with different lighting.
Photographing animals in the wild can be difficult and stressful for both the animal and the photographer. Try taking pictures from specially set up photo blinds to get up close and personal with your subjects.
To improve your wildlife action photography, you don’t need to photograph only wildlife. Photographer Dave Welling suggests practicing on whatever subjects you have access to. For example, local sports teams can provide opportunities to improve your action photography skills.