Basics of Wildlife Photography


During this content packed course we’ll show you how to become a wildlife photographer. You’ll learn how to determine the best time of day to photograph wildlife, different perspectives and different angles, how to position yourself ahead of the animal, how to use a beanbag to shoot from the car, discovering the behavior and habits of your animal, when to apply and when not to apply the rule of thirds, how to exercise patience, how to position yourself for the best light, understanding different focal lengths for different effects, sharper image farther away vs unsharp blurry close up, what I did to capture this image, back button focus strategy, the impact of the background, how to always focus on the eyes, how to capture the Motion experiment with different shutter speeds …and much more!

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In-Depth Instructions

Available on Desktop, Mobile and Tablet

What You Will Learn

Class 01:

  • The differences in wildlife photography
  • Best Gear
  • Cameras
  • Kit lenses – yay or nay?
  • Key supplies
  • Budget to get started
  • Animal etiquette

Class 02:

  • Lighting, time of day
  • Best places, Favorites
  • Time vs. location
  • Understanding your subject
  • Photographer behavior

Class 03:

  • Example of shooting
  • Exercising patience
  • The life of a photographer
  • Camera settings
  • Raw vs jpeg – why.
  • Getting serious

Class 04:

  • Light
  • Difficult Conditions
  • Seasons (knowing your animal)
  • Right & Wrong Pics
  • How to find animals in your area

Class 05:

  • Example of shooting
  • How to read the signals
  • Safety
  • How to be resourceful

Class 06:

  • How to be prepared!
  • Getting serious
  • Going alone?
  • Extra gear
  • Post-Production and The Business

Class 07:

  • Post-Production
  • Storage
  • Folder structure
  • USB drivers
  • Selling your pictures

Class 08:

  • Printing your pictures
  • 5-min photo correction process
  • Lightroom
  • Levels
  • The importance of Watermarks
  • What to do if your photo gets stolen
  • Hipping (insurance)
  • Follow up on sales

Class 09:

  • How to sell
  • Galleries
  • Tradeshows
  • Networking
  • Pricing
  • Advertising
  • Social Media

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Time table:
9 hours

Basic / Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Photography enthusiasts and professional photographers

Main objective:
Show how to become a wildlife photographer and how to become great at it! From scouting locations, finding your animals, shooting your pics, and selling!

Have basic knowledge of photography.

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