On Lake Marion in South Carolina professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner discovers an osprey nest, home to a dad, a mom, and three chicks. He navigates his jon boat into a quiet cove, and sets up his camera gear for a day of capturing osprey. In this video, you will learn the best methods of exposure including the Sunny 16 rule and also metering for the gray neutral zone, the nest itself. To photograph osprey in flight, he recommends shooting at1/500th shutter speed or greater, and then adjusting your f-stop and ISO readings. For you automatic shooters, he suggests using shutter priority. Join pro Doug Gardner as he makes memorable images of osprey hunting and feeding their young.
If you’re looking for beautiful images in the fall, you probably won’t have to go far, as the leaves on the trees will be changing color all around you. This session, featuring renowned photographer Layne Kennedy, will give you tips on preparing for fall photography and capturing the beauty that’s all around you.Watch Now >>
What’s it like shooting wildlife in a cypress swamp? In this video series, professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner travels to South Carolina’s Francis Beidler Forest for tips and techniques on capturing memorable images of the barred owl, pileated woodpecker, yellow crowned night heron, otter, alligator, cottonmouth water moccasin, and even tree spiders. You will learnWatch Now >>
Shooting a coastline is an exciting experience. In this series of videos, outdoor photographer, Doug Gardner, takes you to Washington’s rugged shore for tips on capturing the coastline. On the rocky coastline, Doug shoots a close-up of a dead log as an abstract in black and white. He stops at a tidal pool to photographWatch Now >>