Author Archives: Meg

The Big Picture

If your goal is like mine, to take great images of the natural world, let’s take a moment to think about how we look at the world in general, before you even pick up that camera. Take a pretend step … Continue reading

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Steps in learning to be a skilled nature and wildlife photographer.

Someone once said to me “I want to go where you go, see what you’ve seen!”  While it is true that you have to get out there (a lot) in order to find great subjects to photograph, that certainly isn’t all … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t My Images Sharp?

You are using a tripod aren’t you?  If you are often disappointed that your images are just a little blurry or not as sharp as everyone else, consider the tripod.  Tripods are a novice’s most neglected asset.  A beginner does … Continue reading

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What’s your favorite subject to photograph?

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Happy Spring!

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Tail Feathers

When the wolves kill an elk or bison in Yellowstone, many other birds and animals benefit too.  Generally within an hour of the prey’s death, ravens have discovered it and other scavengers are soon to follow. They all try to … Continue reading

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How Steady are You Really!

Think you can hand hold anything?  Experiment.  Go outside, choose a subject and test your self by shooting a few frames handheld and same subject again with a tripod. Look at them closely on the computer.  You will see a … Continue reading

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Get Ready

Keep your equipment organized so that you can find it when you need it quickly.  Sounds simple, yes?  I don’t think it is.  You need a system that works for you.  It took me several years to develop mine, but … Continue reading

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Stop the Car

When you are looking for wildlife, most people look too casually.  Stop the car, get out and really look.  If you have binoculars, by all means use them. Focus your thoughts on finding something, anything.  Once you find something, you … Continue reading

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What’s Your Favorite Kind of Weather?

What’s your favorite kind of weather? The question really is what light is the best for photographing animals?  The Chamber of Commerce kind of day where the sun is bright, the sky big blue and the birds are singing is … Continue reading

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