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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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Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i review on dpreview.com

| April 1, 2010 | Reply

dpreview has just published a review of the Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i . The review is very good and it seems that Canon really has produced a great entry level DSLR. I personally do not recommend this camera for serious nature photographers, at least not as your main body. It would make a […]

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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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Book review: Digital Landscape Photography by John and Barbara Gerlach

| March 7, 2010 | Reply

A while ago, I published a review about the book Digital Nature Photography: The Art and the Science by John and Barbara Gerlach. I really liked their book and found that it was one of the best books on digital nature photography available. Recently I bought and read John and Barbara’s new book, called Digital […]

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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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EOS 7D setup guide by Doug Brown – highly recommended for bird photographers

| February 22, 2010 | 1 Reply

I just came across a wonderful guide by Doug Brown on how to setup your EOS 7D with a special focus on photographing birds, especially birds in flight. I think Doug has collected many great tips and a lot of information in this guide. I highly recommend reading this guide if you own a Canon […]

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Book review: Creative Bird Photography by Bill Coster

| February 20, 2010 | Reply

Birds are among the most popular subjects among nature photographers. But taking good pictures is not easy, one reason among many is that birds are often hard to approach. Because of this, some people think that creativity is only for landscape or flow close-up photography but for birds it’s enough to get a sharp, correctly […]

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Moose Peterson about the best investment a photographer can make – Invest in yourself!

| February 16, 2010 | Reply

Moose Peterson, one the the world’s leading wildlife photographers has recently published a fantastic blog post called What’s the Best Investment? Moose writes that the best investment you can make as a photographer is to invest in yourself. I completely agree and without further comments, I just recommend reading the great blog post by Moose […]

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