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Traffic Camera Captures Closeup of a ‘Speeding’ Bird

PetaPixel This traffic camera is quite the wildlife photographer. Traffic Camera Captures Closeup of a ‘Speeding’ Bird Forget wildlife cameras, when it comes to capturing cool photos of birds, it seems all we need are traffic cams. Just a few months after a CCTV camera in C Read More at PetaPixel

Four Ways to Get Frame-Filling Shots in Bird Photography

Digital Photography School Ideally in bird photography you want nice frame filling images. But how do you get them when birds are typically small and nervous creatures! In this tutorial Jaymes Dempsey discusses 4 ways to get them: 1. The slow, low approach 2. Position yourself and then wait 3. Using a blind 4. Using a car Read the tutorial at https://digital-photography-school.com/four-ways-to-get-frame-filling-shots-in-bird-photography/ Four Ways to Get Frame-Filling Shots in Bird Photography Here are four tips to help you do better […]

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners

Digital Photography School New to photographing birds? Here’s some tips for you. Bird Photography Tips for Beginners The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive nature. With a lot of patience and practice, and the help of these tips, you’ll soon be on your way to making memorable photographs of our feathered … Read More at Digital Photography School

Bird Photo Booth 2.0 Looks like a Vintage Rollei, But It’s Actually a Birdfeeder with a 4K Action Cam

Shutterbug Magazine I want one! Bird Photo Booth 2.0 Looks like a Vintage Rollei, But It’s Actually a Birdfeeder with a 4K Action Cam OK, bird lovers, here something unique that will let you take great remote photos of your feathered friends. Bird Photo Booth 2.0 is an affordable bird feeder and 4K Wi-Fi action cam combo for getting great close-ups and action shots of birds and other wildlife without a lot of fancy gear. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Sohrab Hura’s looped projection ‘The Lost Head And The Bird’ will be screening a…

Magnum Photos Sohrab Hura’s looped projection ‘The Lost Head And The Bird’ will be screening at Peckham24 in London from Friday to Sunday: http://bit.ly/2pNGitb PHOTO: The parrot and its fortune teller. India. 2014. © Sohrab Hura/Magnum Photos Read More at Magnum Photos

Bird Photography Tips & Techniques

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Bird Photography Tips & Techniques Bird photography is one of the most popular types of photography—and for good reason. There are few things as stunning to look at as a cardinal perched on a tree limb blanketed in snow, or as adorable as a group of baby geese taking their first steps in the springtime sun. Because of the size […] Read More at Picture Correct

Start Making Better Bird Pictures

Popular Photography Three bird photographers share their secrets of capturing these fine-feathered creatures Start Making Better Bird Pictures Read More at Popular Photography

Bird photographer of the year, DYI Hack: The Big Mac Portrait Challenge, Lomogra…

500px Bird photographer of the year, DYI Hack: The Big Mac Portrait Challenge, Lomography’s new instax… read about all this and more in our weekly roundup of photography news on the 500px blog: https://hubs.ly/H08xkdD0 Picture: “Set under sunset” by Antonina Bukowska Profile: https://hubs.ly/H08xj7l0 #500px Read More at 500px

Interesting Photo of the Day: Bird of Prey

Interesting Photo of the Day: Bird of Prey Well, some might say it’s pure luck, others will say it’s the result of hard and intensive work – and I prefer the second option. But we can’t deny to the fact that photographer Peter Cairns (whether out of luck or out of patience and persistence) achieved a glorious and majestic picture of a sub-ad… Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

A Trip to the Woods: Wildlife and Bird Photography With the Sony a9 Mirrorless Camera

We tested out the new Sony a9. Here are our thoughts! A Trip to the Woods: Wildlife and Bird Photography With the Sony a9 Mirrorless Camera Since the new Sony a9 announcement and subsequent release, it’s been earmarked as an honest competitor to the sports and wildlife scene. As time went on we saw a lot of talk about it being framed in the context of sports photography, so I eagerly wanted to take it out and see what it […]

Eagle Eye: The Story Behind This Beautiful Bird Photo

Keep your eyes on the prize! Eagle Eye: The Story Behind This Beautiful Bird Photo © Michelle Goodall During a visit to the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo, a bird sanctuary in Pueblo, Colorado, Shutterbug reader Michelle Goodall captured this magnificent bald eagle image. “How could anyone resist taking a photo of something so beautiful?” she noted. We couldn’t agree more. Acc… Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

Alan Murphy’s 4 Practical Tips for Better Bird Photography

Your in-flight instructions. Alan Murphy’s 4 Practical Tips for Better Bird Photography Murphy’s learned a lot about how to take great photos of birds in a variety of shooting situations. Here’s some of his expert advice on better bird photography. Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

Bird Kingdom Reader Event Saturday February 11

Photography Life For our readers near Niagara Falls in Canada, Tom Stirr will be hosting a reader event that everyone is welcome to participate (free event): https://photographylife.com/bird-kingdom-reader-event-saturday-february-11 Bird Kingdom Reader Event Saturday February 11 It has been well over a year since we held our first reader event at Bird Kingdom in Niagara Falls, Canada. We are planning another reader event at the facility on Saturday February 11th. I’ll be there before the attraction opens to the public at 9:30 […]

Bird Photography Tips and Tricks

Photography Life Bird Photography Tips and Tricks: https://photographylife.com/bird-photography-tips-and-tricks Bird Photography Tips and Tricks In the past, bird photography was reserved for those with very deep pockets. With long prime lenses costing more than $8000, their high prices excluded those of us with more modest budgets from the party. However, with the advent of relatively inexpensive super-zoom lenses from Sigma and Tamron, and… Read More at Photography Life

Nikon 1 J5 ISO-6400 test images at Bird Kingdom

Photography Life Here are some real-world test shots from the Nikon 1 J5 shot at ISO 6400: https://photographylife.com/nikon-1-j5-iso-6400-test-images-at-bird-kingdom Nikon 1 J5 ISO-6400 test images at Bird Kingdom I had a small break in my hectic schedule today and I used it to spend a bit of time at Bird Kingdom in Niagara Falls capturing some high ISO test images with my Nikon 1 J5. While I wouldn’t normally use ISO-6400 for all of my images purposely, I did so today […]

Look Up In The Sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No! It’s God!

God warned us He would place signs in the heavens. It’s ironic that we spend so much time walking around looking down at our phones when the real action is going on in the skies. “Amy Langley photographed this “angelic” sunrise in Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii on Jan. 13, 2016. A series of spectacular images of the sun were caught on camera this week from New York to Hawaii, with some saying they see angels, doves and crosses. A photograph of […]

Is It Possible To Explain The Wonders Of The World?

When it comes to wonders and miracles, our time is best spent not asking how, but thanking Who.  

Bird Kingdom Reader Event – Saturday, November 7

Photography Life If you live near Grimsby, Ontario, you can join Thomas Stirr to photograph birds in Bird Kingdom – it is a free event: https://photographylife.com/bird-kingdom-reader-event-saturday-november-7 Bird Kingdom Reader Event – Saturday, November 7 Read More at Photography Life