Wildlife Photography Gear and Techniques

Gear, Tips and techniques for photographing wildlife

nikon z9 with 400mm f2.8 e

Nikon Z9 with 400mm f2.8 E FL ED VR

Reading Time: 8 minutes Many wildlife photographers who have upgraded to the Nikon Z9 are still using the F mount lenses they previously used with their DSLR cameras. Nikon have been slower than their competitors to role out their native Z mount lenses designed for their mirrorless camera range, and this is one of the reasons many photographers are …

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cheap vs expensive tripods for wildlife and nature photography

Cheap vs Professional tripods for Wildlife

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?

camera lenses things you need to know

Camera lenses: 9 things you need to know

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?

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