Category Archives: Wildlife

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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 …

Also posted in Photoshop Tricks, Techniques, Using Your Gear
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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 …

Also posted in Techniques, Using Your Gear
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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 …

Also posted in Opinions
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Shoot Razor Sharp Images From Your Car!

A car makes a fantastic blind and often allows you to approach wildlife at a much closer range than you can ever dream of on foot.

However, the excitement many photographers feel when they capture an amazing image is quickly replaced by disappointment when closely examining their photos. Too often, …

Also posted in Techniques, Using Your Gear
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Nikon Z6ii and Z7ii Wildlife Photography Review

Thinking about a Z6ii or Z7ii for wildlife? Then this is the video you’ve been looking for!

In this video, I’ll discuss my experience using the Z6/7ii for wildlife photography. I’ve shot in various local locations and knocked out over 7000 images between the two bodies, so this isn’t just …

Also posted in Nikon Gear, Opinions, Reviews, Tests
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Exposure Compensation Made Easy!

Exposure compensation – I don’t think there’s another exposure control that causes more confusion. In fact, I think most people are in for a surprise or two when they watch this one!

In this video, we’ll explore every aspect of exposure compensation and knock confusion to the curb. We’ll discuss what …

Also posted in Landscapes, Techniques, Using Your Gear
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Game Changer: Keep Multiple Animals Sharp At The Same Time

Have you ever run into a situation where you had multiple animals in the frame and just couldn’t find a way to keep them all sharp at the same time – even when you stopped down?

This is actually a really common problem for close and mid-range shots of small …

Also posted in Photoshop Tricks, Techniques
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8 Secrets For Sharper Wildlife Photos

Do you want sharper wildlife photos? Are you tired of deleting otherwise amazing shots because of sharpness issues? Then take a look at this quick ten minute video where I’ll share eight different field-tested (and time-tested) methods for consistently securing tack-sharp wildlife images!

As always, your comments and shares are …

Also posted in Techniques, Using Your Gear
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Spot Metering Crash Course

Wanna get the most out of your spot meter? Did you know that most people think they’re using it correctly but they really aren’t? YIKES – could that be you???

In this video, we’ll go over what spot metering is, where the camera spot meters in the viewfinder, how the …

Also posted in Nikon Gear, Techniques, Using Your Gear
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Tripod, Monopod, Or Handheld – Which Is Best?

Have you ever found yourself wondering if you should use a tripod, monopod, or just go handheld?

In this video, we’ll look at a quick, easy way to determine the best support solution for any given wildlife scenario. We’ll talk about the four major considerations and how to weigh them …

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