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The focal guide to bird photography

Michael W. Richards

The focal guide to bird photography

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Published by Focal Press, Focal/Hastings House in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photography of birds.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMichael W. Richards.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR729.B5 R53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p., [12] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4425702M
    ISBN 100803823843
    LC Control Number79041441
    OCLC/WorldCa5846767

    There's a night hawk here that comes out at dusk and feeds when it's dark. I shoot a lot from the car using window mounts and beanbags, which are pretty accessible or you can even make them yourself. The life of bird is more important than a photo. David writes regularly for various magazines including Amateur Photographer. That was a whole spring. That's one drawback of the D is that the burst rate isn't huge.

    When they do that it's all over in a few seconds. Also, be a bit different and make your work as striking as possible to stand out so people actually want to use it. If you switch it to MF manual focusyou can turn the focus ring on your lens to adjust it by hand. But I'll keep returning to something until I've exhausted it. You can find eBooks on everything photography — fundamentals of photography, landscapes, portraits, post-processing, lighting, composition and much more — literally everything. With a zoom lens you can get closer to your subject without moving.

    The key is to have a really good stock of pictures. I can be much more reactive that way and the fast shutter speeds required for that kind of shot helps fight camera shake. Birds are easily startled, so a beeping camera can frighten them away. Other than a few places, like Florida and the Antarctica, where you can get really close to maritime birds, it's pretty difficult to get the shots you need without one.


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