Wildlife Photography Gear and Techniques

Gear, Tips and techniques for photographing wildlife

wildlife photography faqs photographers on game viewing vehicle

Wildlife Photography – frequently asked questions

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?

best binoculars for birding and wildlife

Best Binoculars for Birding and Wildlife 2023

Reading Time: 13 minutes The recommendations made in this article are based on evaluation of the following 4 points of consideration:

1. Image quality
2. Size and Weight
3. Overall build quality
4. Price

infra red filter

5 Camera Lens Filters you need to know

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 …

5 Camera Lens Filters you need to know Read More »

nile crocodile

Crocodile vs Buffalo – Wildlife photography

Reading Time: 4 minutes This series of photographs documents the plight of a Cape Buffalo who was singled out by a massive Nile Crocodile while drinking from the banks of the Crocodile River, South Africa.

lion profile at night

How to Photograph Wildlife at Night

Reading Time: 9 minutes Photographing wildlife at night brings a number of challenges so read on for:
Best camera settings
Animals to photograph at night
Night hunt video

photographing birds grey heron

Ultimate guide – Photographing Birds (with Video)

Reading Time: 17 minutes In this article I cover tips, techniques and equipment for photographing birds that I hope will inspire you to to add this genre to your wildlife and nature photography activities.

cheetah yawning

13 Wildlife Photography Tips for beginners

Reading Time: 8 minutes 13 tips for beginners seeking to capture impactful wildlife images:
1. Know your gear
2. Keep your eye on the background
3. Get very close or very wide
4. Research your subjects
5. It is all about the light
6. Take photographs in the rain
7. Get creative
8. Shoot in RAW
9. Use high speed burst mode
10. Check your settings
11. Shoot at eye level
12. Look for complimentary colors
13. Print your work.

Wildlife photography|Baby vervet monkey

Wildlife images that Work

Reading Time: 5 minutes What makes a great wildlife image? The three elements to look for when you are on wildlife Safari taking photographs are:

1. Action
2. Emotion
3. Behaviour

Scroll to Top
Scroll to Top