Thursday, 15 November 2012

Getting Down Low in Wildlife Photography

These basic, but valuable tips are from Digital Photography School, written by Elliot Hook, a wildlife and landscape photographer based in Hertfordshire, UK.

When photographing wildlife, the images that most resonate with the viewer are those that evoke emotion and offer an insight into the world of a particular animal.  There are numerous tips and pieces of advice that can be given to help improve your wildlife photography but the one tip that is the easiest to implement, and will show immediate benefit, is to get down low when taking your wildlife images.

Here are three reasons to persuade you to try it next time you are out taking photos of wildlife:  Getting Down Low in Wildlife Photography
British Wildlife Photography Awards

This superb collection of imagery showcases the very best of the British Wildlife Photography Awards, an annual competition celebrating the breathtaking diversity of the natural history of the British Isles. 

The photographs within the book demonstrate an extraordinary range of viewpoints and differing approaches. Every picture is accompanied by the photographer's personal account of the inspiration behind the image: wonderfully varied, amusing and illuminating stories that help bring us closer to the fascinating and often unseen world of nature.

 Also included are the photographer's notes, outlining their technique and the type of equipment used, making this an invaluable resource for anyone interested in improving their photography or investing in new equipment.

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