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    To photograph songbirds, you need to understand their behavior. In this video series , professional bird photographers Doug Gardner and Gary Carter hunker down in Gary’s North Carolina bird sanctuary and show you how they go about capturing images of cardinals, woodpeckers, pine warblers, woodpeckers, bluebirds, and more in this beautiful environment for songbirds. Gary

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    In this video, professional bird photographers Doug Gardner and Gary Carter give you tips on how to create a man-made environment to photograph songbirds. Gary shows you how he created this natural-looking environment on his own property. For their ideal territory, birds need food, water, and habitat. In a wooded setting, Gary built a pond

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    When you photograph songbirds from a blind, this question usually arises. Should you use flashes? In this video, professional bird photographers Doug Gardner and Gary Carter show you how they use flash units. To open up the shadow areas, Gary uses his flash often, but he dials it down to minus two or minus three.

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    For dedicated bird photographers, the problem always persists. How to attract birds. In this video, professional bird photographers Doug Gardner and Gary Carter show you how to attract birds to give you the best opportunities to capture beautiful images in a natural environment, whether a backyard or a sanctuary. You want to position the bird

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    In North Carolina, professional bird photographer Gary Carter has built an amazing songbird sanctuary, home to 35 different species. On occasion, he invites the public and also offers instruction. In this video, you will learn some of the tips on capturing memorable songbird images. For instance, you want to manually pre-focus in the general area

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    What exactly is aperture priority and how do you make it work for you? In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how he employs aperture priority for his landscape images so that every element falls into focus from near to far. To achieve that sharp focus, you need to use

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    Professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner remarked that his trip to Alaska to photograph big game animals was nothing short of amazing. In this video series, Doug shows you how he captures images of brown bear, caribou, moose, and more. In a shallow mountain lake, he photographs the Alaskan brown bear feeding on spawning salmon. To

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    To photograph the Alaskan brown bear, you need to go where the salmon spawn. In this video, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner shows you how to photograph brown bears at feeding time. He wades into the remote mountain lake but makes sure to advance no closer than 50 yards from the bears. Shooting at a

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    The majestic caribou live in remote areas of Alaska’s Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. In this video, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner gives you tips on how to photograph these shy elusive animals. To get within camera range of the caribou herd, Doug and his guide Glen Alsworth have to crawl along the tundra.

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