Tag: Birds

Photographing Birds and Insects Presentation

On Wednesday November 29th I’ll be doing a short presentation for the Grimsby Camera Group. My topic is photographing birds and insects from a beginner’s perspective. [Read More…] Thomas Stirr Click Here to Check out The Complete FroKnowsPhoto 6-Hour Guide to DSLR Video To Get Trick Photography And Special Effects E-book Click Here! Learn Digital […]

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Week in Review: Hungry Birds

Sony a9 Raw support arrives We started the week in much the same way as the previous one ended, with more coverage of Sony’s new a9 mirrorless monster. Thanks to a prerelease version of Adobe Camera Raw, we were able to go back and process the a9’s sample photos ‘to taste’.  You can view our updated gallery, and […]

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Photographing Birds Using Slower Shutter Speeds

Making a change to one’s camera kit is always a good reason to go out to get some practice using it outside and indoors. I went out to Bird Kingdom in Niagara Falls Ontario a few days ago with my Nikon 1 V3 and CX 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lens to practice my hand-holding technique photographing birds using […]

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Photographing Water Birds in Winter

I recently made a couple of changes to my photography gear which resulted in me adding a Nikon 1 V3 to my kit and selling my J4 with WP-N3 waterproof housing. I wanted to put my new acquisition to the test and decided to photograph some water birds. So, I headed off to LaSalle Park in […]

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New Zealand Marine Birds and Mammals

My apologies for being silent here at Photography Life for over a month! I’ve been away on an extended holiday/field trip in New Zealand with my wife, and our busy schedule didn’t allow time to prepare any new articles for Photography Life. While the vast majority of our New Zealand photography focused on landscape images for our […]

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Field Test: Birds in flight with the Nikon D500

Nikon’s D500 is a professional APS-C format DSLR, designed for shooting fast-moving subjects in tough conditions. For this week’s Field Test, we brought the D500 to a wildlife reserve in Montana, to meet with National Geographic photographer Ronan Donovan. Over two days, DPReview Editor Barney Britton joined Ronan to shoot the various bird and animal species that […]

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How Birds Can Help You Learn About Your Photography Journey

When you feel like you don’t know what to do, what’s the next step? Frustrating, isn’t it? I think wisdom is found anywhere, from renaissance statues to butterflies, and even birds. Speaking of which, here’s a weird photography insight that I got by observing them. Why birds are amazing Birds are really awesome. Well, I guess they […]

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