Taking pictures of wildlife is a challenging task. It requires more than being a good photographer, as one has to face numerous challenges to capture wildlife in their natural habitat. I took on the hobby of photography due to my love towards Mother Nature. Nature displays such captivating moments that I wanted them to stay with me in their epitomic beautiful form, forever. So I took on as a wildlife photographer. It was difficult to start with, but with practice and experience, I have gained enough tactics to get a desired shot. Here, I thought to share with you a few tenets that I have gained over the years. Hope, it will help you to improve with your skills.
Start with Your Surrounding
It’s easier to capture the natural moments in your vicinity. What a better place than your backyard or garden? So, grab your camera and start clicking pictures of chirping birds in your garden, butterflies on flowers and panting dogs. Try to click them in the most beautiful forms
Don’t forget to adjust the exposure, shutter speed and focus of your camera. It can get annoying to capture a unique moment into a fuzzy or dull picture. So, check the camera settings before clicking.
Quality of Picture
It is important to have a good quality of your pictures to have that incredible effect. Use flash sensibly, and see the direction of light to avoid shadows or dark outlines.
Learn to capture moving objects. In wildlife photography, you may get many moments where a subject in motion needs to be clicked.
Taking pictures during night is another challenge. Whether you want to capture starry sky in your film, or a moving cat, you need to practice and amplify your shills for that.
Flowers and Insects
Have you ever clicked picture of a blooming flower, or an insect? No? Then just move out of your house and start clicking these beautiful natures’s element. Practice and click the most intricate pictures of wildlife.
The above tips can come handy to capture amazing pictures of wildlife, which can be memorable for lifetime.