LEARNING & RESOURCES2022-04-24T08:54:52+01:00

LEARNING & RESOURCES

1501, 2022

Autofocus and Birds in Flight

Many people consider wildlife to be one of the most challenging genres of photography. But that’s a very general statement to make and it is debatable! What isn’t quite as debatable is the challenge of successfully photographing moving wildlife. Being able to accurately and consistently acquire and maintain focus [...]

1510, 2020

Back Button Focusing and AF-On

Using 'back button focusing' is a technique which often comes up as a subject during my wildlife photography workshops. So, what is it all about and why is it used? Many cameras have a dedicated button labelled 'AF-On' on the rear of the camera. When holding the camera, you'll [...]

2607, 2019

Medium Format Wildlife Photography

Last year, a visit to my local branch of London Camera Exchange in Newcastle-upon-Tyne resulted in an opportunity to use Fujifilm’s medium format GFX50s camera during one of our photography safaris in Kenya’s Masai Mara. Fujifilm’s longest telephoto lens in their medium format range, the GF250mm f/4, had just [...]

2904, 2017

The Frames per Second Advantage

A camera with a rapid burst rate is a great advantage when photographing wildlife, especially if you're looking to capture action and behaviour. The best of the drama in wildlife action usually happens in fractions of a second. The moment a bird's wing or beak is open at its [...]

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