Doug Gardner

Capturing Birds on the Chechessee River

Doug Gardner
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Duration:   7  mins

The Chechessee River offers an astonishing variety of bird life for photographers. In this video, pro wildlife photographers Doug Gardner and Eric Horan venture into the low country and capture images of oystercatchers, snowy egrets, semipalmated plovers, painted buntings, and terns. You will learn to get eye level to your subject for better impact, how to judge the proper light, why shooting birds from different angles pays off, and other wildlife photography tips. For camera settings, the ideal shutter speed should be equal to or greater than your lens length. When shooting shore birds, the one rule these two veteran pro photographers work by is “Expect The Unexpected.”

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