1/1000, f/7.1, ISO250 Gear used for this shot Canon 5D Mark IVCanon 100-400 f/4.5-5.6 L IS IIMindShift Backlight Elite 45L backpackProGrade Digital SD CardsPeak Design Slide Lite StrapLensCoat Lenscover The key to this shot was preparation and pre-visualization of the...Read More
Category: Wildlife Photography
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For this Behind the Shot post I wanted to discuss a recent situation that I think everyone needs to be prepared for. Autofocus performance varies from brand to brand, but even the best – at this time that is certainly any Sony camera with their Real Time Eye AF...Read More
This photo was taken from a zodiak on a recent outing in Nanaimo, BC. I really liked the clouds in the background, the great textures on the rocks and the sea lions barking away on the rocks. As you’ll see from the original image though, there was a distraction...Read More
Find out how I created this image of these impressive elk antlers in Banff. I’ll reveal the compositional choices that were made before I pressed the shutter, as well as showing you the major edits that were made to the image in post processing.Read More
This photo was taken in Jasper National Park, Alberta. Jasper has an abundance of wildlife and you often come across things while you’re just driving from A to B, as was the case with this bighorn sheep on the side of the highway. Now, shooting things on...Read More
In this post I’m going to talk you through some techniques for rapidly changing your camera setting to go from shooting a static subject, to shooting one in fast motion, like this great grey owl in flight.Read More