Photography tips for novice bird photographers (REPEAT OFFERING)
Note that this is a repeat offering as requested by several people who could not make the Monday time when the event was rescheduled.
Bird photography is a challenging and rewarding hobby, but it can be a difficult one to break into. Lots of times, people think they need better and better equipment, when really all they need is to make better use of their existing equipment. They may need to get to know theirs subject better, or they may need to understand light better. This webinar will cover a number of core topics:
- Why do you want to photograph birds
- Getting to know your subjects
- The importance of distance and how to get close
- Time of day and quality of light, using light creatively
- Capturing pin-sharp images
- Getting the low down
- Nouns or verbs
- Practice practice practice
- Why edit photographs and free tools
In this seminar, Dr Derek Keats — whose background is as a professor of biology and who has had his photos of birds used in thousands of websites, magazines, books, mobile apps, museum exhibits, and artist works — will share some of his favourite tips on photographing birds. Derek still considers himself a beginner, so many of his learning tricks are still fresh in his mind. He will be able to help you ramp your photography up to the next level.