• Packing Your Camera Bag for an Extended Wildlife Trip
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    Packing Your Camera Bag for an Extended Wildlife Trip

    What would it be like to pack your camera gear for an extended, photography excursion away from home? In this free video, professional outdoor photographer, Ian Plant, will take you through his own preparations as he plans for a month in Africa. Ian’s assignments include wildlife and landscape work. He packs light but smart. In…

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  • Short Telephoto Lens
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    Short Telephoto Lens and Why It’s Valuable for Outdoor Photography

    Do you have a favorite camera lens for your outdoor photography? In this free video, professional outdoor photographer, Ian Plant, will take you through the features of his own favorite, the short telephoto lens. In his camera bag, Ian always includes his 70-200mm zoom lens. He shows you how this lens works for landscape, wildlife,…

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  • Gimbal Head
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    How to Set Up and Use a Gimbal Head for Wildlife Photography

    Professional wildlife photographer, Ian Plant, says, “If you are serious about wildlife photography, you will need a gimbal head.” In this video, he will explain the uses of the gimbal head. The gimbal is a tripod head designed for fluid movement so you can easily track your wildlife subjects. It has a control knob that…

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  • 1:19

    Using a Tripod Ball Head for Outdoor Photography

    What exactly is a tripod ball head and how does it work? In this video, professional nature photographer, Ian Plant, will show you how to use the ball head. The tripod ball head has three basic features. A primary knob for moving your camera around on the tripod. A friction knob in order to clamp…

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  • Types of Camera Filters
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    3 Types of Camera Filters for Outdoor Photography

    When should you use a camera filter? How can it help make better pictures? In this video, professional nature photographer, Ian Plant, will take you through the three types of camera filters he uses when shooting outdoors. You will learn that the polarizing filter removes glares and reflections. How neutral density filters of various strengths…

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  • Filter Holder
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    Using a Filter Holder for Outdoor Photography

    In outdoor photography, there are certain lens filters you will find useful. In this video, world- renowned photographer, Ian Plant, shows you why. Ian recommends placing photo filters into a metal filter holder that attaches to your lens. The advantage is you can use multiple filters at once as opposed to stacking the screw-on filters,…

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  • Wildlife Photography Equipment
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    Important Wildlife Photography Equipment

    In this video on wildlife photography equipment, world-renowned photographer, Ian Plant, will explain three important accessories for wildlife photography. The first is the gimbal tripod head, which allows you to easily pan your heavy, telephoto lens when you are shooting wildlife on the ground or birds in the air. The second important accessory is the…

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  • Camera Lens Cloth
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    The Importance of Carrying a Camera Lens Cloth

    So just what is the single most important accessory for outdoor photography? According to world-renowned photographer, Ian Plant, it is the basic camera lens cloth. In this video, you will find that shooting in the outdoors can cause camera problems. All of your expensive lenses won’t yield quality images if you get dirt, dust, rain,…

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  • Lens Selection
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    Lens Selection for Outdoor Photography

    Camera lenses, just like the photographers who use them, are not created equal. The best lens selection can make shooting more efficient, while the wrong ones can lead to unsatisfactory photographs. Let’s face it. Sometimes shooting can be frustrating. In this video, world-renowned photographer and adventurer, Ian Plant, will take you through lens selection for…

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