Technical Articles

Technical Articles (3)

Thursday, 11 December 2014 11:00

Using Bird Calls

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Playing recorded bird calls to attract birds for the purpose of photographing them, is a widely used technique to get a target species to come in to range in a controlled setting.

Thursday, 11 December 2014 11:00

Using a Bird Hide

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If you want to get close to your subject, using a hide will be an enormous benefit. Even with a small focal length lens you will still capture plenty of subject matter.

Spend time thinking about the best location for the hide; give consideration to the light direction and background. If a suitable perch cannot be located then it may be worth introducing one.

Thursday, 11 December 2014 11:00

Tripod Selection

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I've listed the what I consider to be some of the more important considerations when investigating the purchase of a tripod for large lens support.