Sunday, 11 November 2012

Nature Photography Tips from a National Geographic Photographer

Today we are bringing you an in depth video from Picture Correct, in which National Geographic contributor Michael Melford shares his advice on taking photographs of Nature.

We’re all familiar with National Geographic, if not captivated by the endless amount of gorgeous photography the publication fill it’s pages with. The magazine, which allows no editing of the photographs it uses, has set high standards for nature photographers everywhere. 

Being able to capture an image worthy of National Geographic takes quite a bit of talent and, as Michael Melford explains in the following video, a little bit of luck. Melford, a seasoned nature photographer, has shot for National Geographic as well as many other popular publications. If you can spare an hour and half of your time, Melford shares some of his photographs, insight, and tips that might get you one step further to becoming published yourself, have a look:

Nature Photography Tips from a National Geographic Photographer – PictureCorrect
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