Thursday, 7 December 2017

How to Photograph Birds in Flight

Today we have a great article from Picture Correct, written by Clive Anderson, which gives some valuable tips on how to learn to photograph birds in flight. For those of you who have tried this, you will know that it can be quite difficult to obtain a sharp, well positioned image. If you follow thesed basic tips you will soon be taking photos that you are pleased with!

Being able to capture good images using a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera can be extremely rewarding. And some of the best pictures that we can take tend to be the hardest. Once we have a pretty good understanding of some of the camera’s functions both on automatic and manual mode, we can focus on the job of putting this information to good use. One of the hardest images to capture tends to be of something that is moving, but there are ways to make it a little easier to master.

Follow this link to read the article in full, and to start improving your bird photography...... How to Photograph Birds in Flight:
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I have to admit that I have not done much practise on this topic and consequently, while I have dozens of images of "birds on sticks" I only have a few decent ones of them in flight, including the following two. 
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Black Kite
Black kite at Ngorongoro crater, Tanzania.

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European Eagle Owl
A European Eagle Owl at a falconry display at Dunrobin Castle, Dunrobin, Scotland.

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