Sony A1 Review For Wildlife Photographers

If you’re a wildlife photographer thinking about adding a Sony A1 to your bag, this video is jam-packed with everything you need to know! I’ve spent the last FIVE MONTHS shooting the a1 in the United States, Costa Rica, and Botswana, Africa. I’ve photographed an incredible variety of wildlife under …

Posted in Reviews, Sony Gear, Tests, Using Your Gear, Wildlife

Why Good Photos Are The Enemy Of Great Photos

Over the years I’ve watched a familiar pattern play out time and again. I’ve witnessed it in the field watching other photographers, in my workshops, and with my online interactions. Photographers frequently give up a great shot because they already have a good shot.

Here’s what happens.

Often when a …

Posted in How I Got The Shot, Opinions, Travel Tips, Wildlife

10 Pro Secrets For Wildlife Photographers

Want to learn ten rapid-fire wildlife photography tips that’ll make your success rate higher (and your life easier) the next time you’re in the field? In this video, I’ll share ten killer tech tips that every wildlife photographer should know for consistently capturing the best possible images on every outing. 

Check it out …

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Am I Switching To Sony? (and why it doesn’t matter)

If you’ve watched any of my recent videos, you’ve undoubtedly noticed a Sony in my hands (probably the a1). I’m continually asked if I’m switching – or have switched – to Sony. Watch the video to find out!

In this video, I also discuss why it doesn’t matter what brand …

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What’s In My Bag? Africa Edition

It’s (finally) time for another edition of “What’s In My Bag?” This time, we’ll look at the kit I just took to Africa. I’ll show you what bag I chose, what accessories I had along, and, of course, which cameras and lenses I used.

PS – Even if you’re not …

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Mirrorless Advantages (and disadvantages) For Wildlife Photography

Are you a wildlife photographer kicking around the idea of switching to mirrorless – or at least maybe adding a mirrorless camera to your bag? Do you wonder what, if any, the advantages are for wildlife photography? Is it just hype or are there real benefits that could help you …

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Don’t Lose Your Photos! My Travel Backup & Workflow

Keeping your images backed up and safe on the road is a dicey proposition – one wrong move and all of those hard-earned photos are history!

In this video, I’ll share my current strategy for keeping my images backed up and safe while traveling. I’ll take you step-by-step through the …

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Too Close? Unlock The Power Of Wildlife Panos!

Have you ever found yourself too close to your wildlife subject? You go to frame up your critter and discover you’re in way too tight for a useable shot. I know, the opposite problem is far more prevalent, but there are times an animal pops out of nowhere or approaches …

Posted in Photoshop Tricks, Techniques, Using Your Gear, Wildlife

Does Cropping Make Your Photos Noisy?!

Does cropping fill your photos with more noise? Is not filling the frame killing your images? Is there any way to stop it?

In this video, we’ll explore comparative output and see first-hand the effects that cropping can have on the noise of our final output image. This is one …

Posted in Techniques, Using Your Gear, Wildlife

Wildlife Photographers: Is It Time To Ditch Your DSLR?

Hey wildlife photographers! Is it time to ditch your DSLR and move to mirrorless?

This is a question many have been contemplating and one that lands in my inbox on a daily basis. In this video we’ll examine all the pros and cons – plus I’ll give you my advice …

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