Category: Nature Photography

Choosing a lens for macro and close-up photography

| December 11, 2013 | Reply

Note: This is the latest version of this article. Latest update: December 12th 2013. This article is about choosing the right lens for close-up and macro photography in nature. There is no simple advice as there are many choices available. The most obvious one would be to buy a dedicated macro lens like a Canon […]

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Book review: Success with wildlife photography by Steve and Ann Toon

| August 11, 2012 | Reply

I love Otters and when I saw the cover of this book I immediately was interested. For less than 15 Euros, there was not much too loose and I always get some inspiration out of wildlife and nature photography books. After finishing the book, I was not disappointed. It really is a good book. It […]

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2 Reviews for the Canon EF 4/600L IS II by Doug Brown and Arash Hazeghi

| July 30, 2012

Doug Brown and Arash Hazeghi are two of the most skilled bird photographers with a special focus on birds in flight. They both recently published reviews of the new Canon EF 4/600L IS II which looks like the best lens for bird photography Canon has ever made. Incredibly sharp and with a weight of only […]

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10 Tips for Improving Your Wildlife Photography by Morkel Erasmus

| July 17, 2012

Check out this great new article about how to improve your wildlife photography written by Morkel Erasmus: 10 Tips for Improving Your Wildlife Photography. Also check out Morkel’s website: morkelerasmus.com.

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New EOS-7D and EOS 1D Mark IV User’s Guide by Arthur Morris

| April 4, 2010 | Reply

Arthur Morris, one of the best bird photographers in the world is also famous for many books and e-books he has published including user guides for Canon DSLRs. Now two new guides covering the EOS 7D and the EOS 1D Mark IV will be available very soon. I already ordered my EOS 7D guide and […]

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Book review: The Ultimate Guide to Digital Nature Photography

| April 4, 2010 | Reply

I just finished reading the The Ultimate Guide to Digital Nature Photography published by the Mountain Trail Photo Team. I really like this book. It may not be “ultimate” but no book can be. For example, you could write a whole book only on bird or butterfly photography and fill more pages than this book […]

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E-book Review: Alan Murphy’s “Guide to Songbird Set-up Photography”

| March 16, 2010 | Reply

I recently had the change to read Alan Murphy’s “Guide to Songbird Set-up Photography”, an E-book written by Alan Murphy, one of the best bird photographers in the world and published by Arthur Morris’ Birds as Art Store. Alan Murphy has become famous for all his amazing pictures of song birds and other species which […]

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New article: Choosing a digital SRL camera for bird photography

| March 11, 2010 | Reply

A new article about choosing the right camera for bird photography is now available: Choosing a digital SRL camera for bird photography This replaces an older article published earlier on this page. There are many choices today when it comes to choosing the right camera for photographing birds. If you are interested in bird photography […]

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Robert Franz on the Canon EOS 7D and photographing birds in flight

| March 1, 2010 | Reply

Famous North American nature photographer D. Robert Franz recently published several posts about the Canon EOS 7D on his blog. The last blog post is about photographing birds in flight. Robert confirms what many other photographers – including me – also experienced: The EOS 7D is a fantastic camera for photographing birds in flight. I […]

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New article: Choosing a lens for bird photography

| February 26, 2010 | Reply

A new article about choosing the right lens for bird photography is now available: Choosing a lens for bird photography. This replaces an older article published earlier on this page. If you are interested in bird photography but don’t know which lens to choose, read the article!

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