Mastered the art of the wide angle lens? Know how to get stunning close-ups of wildlife? Our quick tips for photographers offer up landscape and wildlife photo techniques that produce immediate results. Choose a subject and see how your images improve.
Get the most out of your long lens when shooting wildlife
A long lens is essential for photographing wildlife for a number of reasons. The most obvious is it allows the subject to appear larger in the picture. Unless you're creating an environmental portrait, bigger is usually better.
Use this technique to create depth in your images, while maintaining the sharpness of your foreground to background elements
Depth in a photograph is conveyed by a spatial relationship between foreground, midground and background elements whereas those nearest the lens are emphasized while the rest of the composition recedes into the distance.
Learn to use depth of field wisely and guide your viewer's focus to a particular aspect of your photo
When it comes down to it, depth of field is synonymous with range of focus. It only seems natural that a photographer would want to produce a picture with a wide range of focus, but this is not always the case.