Perspective photography is very important in the art of composition, especially when capturing images of animals in the wild. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant travels to Kenya for tips on perspective photography, which is defined as your position relative to the wildlife subject. Ian shows you three angles of composition. A high position is best for photographing animals in tall grass and excludes the sky. A middle position works if you want to include the sky and have the animal intersect the horizon line. A low position allows you to include foregrounds like blurred grass for abstract interest. Be aware of perspective photography in your decisions on composition.
The ultra wide angle lens excels in capturing extreme images of broad, sweeping landscape scenes. In this video, professional outdoor photographer, Ian Plant, demonstrates this technique through focus stacking photography in the South Dakota Badlands. Ian explains, “Using the ultra wide angle lens, you can be inches away from the ground in the bottom halfWatch Now >>
Come on along for exciting new adventures in the world of macro photography. You can do macro photography in your backyard, the woods, a garden, on the window sill, and in your kitchen. In this series of videos, professional photographer, Layne Kennedy, will give you macro photography tips to help you make your close-up imagesWatch Now >>
A wildlife photographic adventure takes planning. What wildlife photography gear should you bring along on your adventure? In this free video, professional outdoor photographer, Ian Plant, shows you what essential gear he uses to capture memorable, wildlife images. Ian stresses three accessories for what he calls “good support.” First, a bean bag to rest onWatch Now >>
Shooting in low light takes a lot of thought and planning. In this series of videos, outdoor photographer, Doug Gardner, takes you to Olympic National Park in the state of Washington for tips and techniques on shooting in low light in the rainforest. Doug positions himself in a tree-lined meadow and aims his camera atWatch Now >>