Thousands of birders and bird photographers flock to Magee Marsh during May. It’s the Warbler Capital of the World. Warblers, are sometimes referred to as the ‘beautiful little butterflies’ of birds. They delight with their vivid colors and lively attitudes. Magee Marsh provides some of the most up-close views in North America of multiple species of warblers and migratory birds within a short time.
Animal attitude makes us smile, giggle and stare at an image a bit longer than a bird perched on a branch. Animals are not always perfect posers. However, there are a few essentials that can help improve capturing animal attitude in the field. These 5 1/2 essentials can apply to new photographers. They can also […]
Photographers are always fired up for the next distance and day trip which means packing the right cameras, lenses and gear. Since many of the writers for Light Stalking spend a quite a bit of time in planes, trains and automobiles, we thought it would be helpful to share our travel tips on 1) Planning for trips and shoots 2) Packing and 3) Gear.
It feels pretty cool when a post on a photography Facebook page or other social site receives fast responses of likes, comments and shares. It’s even cooler, when these come from other photographers we respect. While ‘Likes’ don’t pay the bills, they broaden our reach and provide feedback to our work. It’s easy to utilize the power of social networking to complement your photography.
After spending hours in the field capturing wildlife images, putting a little effort in post production can work wonders with your photos. Creating impact with wildlife photography in Lightroom starts with refining your image to your quality standards. Then it becomes a playground in applying Lightroom’s creative features to bring out your own magical perspective.
It’s hard not to appreciate birds and bird photography. They delight birders, viewers and photographers every day. Learning how to photograph images of birds that convey their personality, behaviors and traits can be readily accomplished with tenacious patience in the field and honing your skills. This post provides some really useful tips and techniques to capture amazing bird photos.