• 1:21

    Capturing Moose, Loons & Waterfowl – Course Preview

    Travel to Maine’s north woods and a North Carolina wildlife refuge where outdoor photographer Doug Gardner gives you tips on photographing moose, loons, and waterfowl. He shows you how to waterproof your equipment, the use of waders and camouflage, and the importance of tracking and scouting. You will learn the ideal camera settings, metering techniques,…

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  • 12:59

    Photographing Moose and Their Habitats

    Photographing moose takes patience and perseverance. In this video, outdoor photographer Doug Gardner takes you to the northern woods of Maine for tips on how to capture these elusive creatures in their natural habitat. You will learn to use camouflage to keep hidden, how to stay upwind to disguise your smell, and how to make…

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  • 8:24

    Capturing Moose and Loons

    Maine’s northern woods provide homes for amazing wildlife including moose and loons. In this video, outdoor photographer Doug Gardner shows you how to photograph these beautiful creatures with a telephoto lens. You will learn how to handle foggy lighting conditions through underexposure, how to meter for water reflections, and when to handhold your camera for…

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  • 1:49

    Photographing Wildlife in Maine

    The ponds of Maine’s northern ponds are refuges for the exquisite loon. But it isn’t easy photographing these fast-moving birds. In this video, outdoor photographer Doug Gardner breaks his own rules as he photographs a pair of loons and their chicks with a 500mm lens without the aid of a tripod. He tracks the loons…

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  • 5:46

    Geese Photography Tips and Techniques

    One of the main habitats of snow geese is the Pocosin Lakes area of North Carolina. In this video, outdoor photographer Doug Gardner shows you how patience is the key in geese photography. You will learn the importance of scouting bird movements to locate their feeding areas. He suggests talking to the local farmers for…

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  • 5:47

    Tips for Photographing Flying Birds

    It takes preparation to photograph active snow geese. In this video, outdoor photographer Doug Gardner takes you to North Carolina’s Pocosin Lakes to capture the geese in their natural habitat. When photographing flying birds, you first need to set up a camouflage blind, then position a few decoys on the water. It pays to position…

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  • 5:47

    Photographing Waterfowl Tips and Techniques

    Photographing waterfowl can be a rewarding challenge. In this video, outdoor photographer Doug Gardner shows you how to photograph pintails, geese, and tundra swans in North Carolina’s Mattamuskeet Wildlife Refuge. You will learn why it’s best to set up your gear before daylight, how to make the correct camera settings, and how to let the…

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  • 3:19

    Outdoor Photography Forum and Tips

    In this photo forum, outdoor photographer Doug Gardner gives you tips on photographing birds in the wild. He suggests using a waterproof equipment case with foam dividers for your gear. If you are wading in the water, you can use a soft sided dry bag for your equipment. Place this bag, your blind, and your…

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