Reading Time: 4 minutes On a recent trip to the Caprivi strip, Northern Namibia I had a few hours with the Nikon Z9 and a 500mm f5.6 PF Lens attached. Here are my observations and images. How well does the 500 mm PF lens work with the Z9? The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens was …
Wildlife Photography Gear and Techniques
Gear, Tips and techniques for photographing wildlife
Reading Time: 4 minutes Wildlife photographers are always looking for unique ways to attract buyers for their prints. Is it possible to use elephant dung paper for wildlife prints? I have done several prints on elephant poop paper and have been very pleased with the results. What is elephant dung paper? Elephant dung paper is an organic and sustainable …
Reading Time: 7 minutes There are 9 factors to consider when choosing a tripod for wildlife and nature photography.
1. What is the primary use of the tripod?
2. What type of tripod head will you be using?
3. Where are you going to use the tripod?
4. What is the weight of the equipment you will be supporting?
5. Do you want carbon fiber or aluminium?
6. How high does the tripod need to extend?
7. How low does the tripod need to go?
8. Do you want flip lock tripod legs or twist lock tripod legs?
8. How much do you want to spend?
Reading Time: 5 minutes This article answers the 9 most commonly asked questions I get about lenses:
1. Are camera lenses universal?
2. Are camera lens protectors necessary?
3. Do camera lenses wear out?
4. Are camera lenses cheaper in Japan?
5. How much does lens cleaning cost?
6. How much does lens repair cost?
7. What happens if you drop a camera lens?
8. Do camera lenses affect colour?
9. Do camera lens adapters affect image quality?
Reading Time: 7 minutes I have spent more than 20 years photographing wildlife in the African bush. Here are 7 of the most frequently asked questions I get:
1. Is Wildlife photography a good Career?
2. How much do photographers earn?
3. How do I sell my wildlife photos?
4. What kind of wildlife photos sell?
5. Do wildlife photographers edit their photos?
6. What skills do wildlife photographers need?
7. What are the best wildlife photography competitions?
Reading Time: 5 minutes In this article we discuss the following 5 camera lens filters: UV filters Polarising filters Neutral Density (ND) filters Variable Neutral Density filters Infra Red (IR) filters But first, what is a camera lens filter. What is a Camera Lens Filter? Camera lens filters are glass elements that either screw in or slot in front …