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Experiences in observing and photographing birds (Gene Stratton-Porter remembered)

Gene Stratton-Porter

Experiences in observing and photographing birds (Gene Stratton-Porter remembered)

by Gene Stratton-Porter

  • 340 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Americana Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds, Protection of,
  • Photography of birds

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11439019M
    ISBN 100917902092
    ISBN 109780917902093
    OCLC/WorldCa22854655

    If you think bird photography is as easy as snapping away with a long lens, you're asking for trouble. My avid bird photographer friends spend hours every dawn and dusk crawling around in the mud sneaking up on birds, and even with mm lenses and teleconverters they're having to crop everything. photograph birds in the high speed drive mode. My camera can record frames a second and a buffer of 40 frames. That means the most images I can capture is 40 consecutive images at a rate of images per second in one burst. Speed is important when photographing birds in flight or when there is a lot of action happening.

    But for those who take images for the birding market, a somewhat different style is often used. This style often requires the bird to be the main aspect of the image; that is, a profile shot of a bird, in an open setting, with very few other compositional elements. It is in this market where the “bird on a stick” style of photography shines. "Thanks so much for your excellent online work 'Secrets of Digital Bird Photography,' which I stumbled upon a few days ago. It is the only end-to-end treatment of digital bird photography I have seen (I'm very familiar with Artie Morris' work, BPN, etc.) and the free online access just blows me away.

    Waved Albatross NIKON D + mm f/ @ 80mm, ISO , 1/, f/ If you are considering purchasing a new lens for your bird photography, a lens with a focal length of at least mm will allow you to get some great shots. Photographing birds in direct sunlight helps for two reasons: it gets you a faster shutter speed and it creates even lighting on the bird. The faster shutter will help you freeze the action of the bird (since they don’t sit still for long), and the even lighting will help you avoid getting those harsh shadows that hide detail in the bird’s.


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