This article discusses some of the general considerations associated with developing a swallow BIF technique, and shares a selection of photographs.
Since earlier articles have already detailed my various bird photography setting options, my primary BIF settings, and how I use Bird Detection AI Subject Tracking, that information is not repeated in this article.
Many of the images in this article were created during my recent swallow Bird AI test at Windermere Basin Park in Hamilton, Ontario. Others were captured during previous visits to this location. This is a lengthy article, so grab a cup of coffee or other beverage.
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This article shares my experiences using M.Zuiko teleconverters when shooting handheld, and discusses their relative merits.
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Over the past while I’ve had a number of emails from readers asking me to write an article on my bird photography settings. To be honest I’ve avoided writing this kind of article in the past simply because the choice of camera settings is a very personal decision.
The way that each of us set up and use our cameras can vary significantly, based on our personal shooting style, and the equipment that we happen to own. When it comes to bird photography settings, significant differences can exist between photographers even when using the exact same camera.
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Choosing bird photography gear includes reviewing many factors in order for us to make the best decision for our specific needs. This article outlines some of the issues that can be considered before we invest our hard-earned money. Bird photography gear can be expensive, and costly mistakes can be made without a proper needs assessment. Grab a cup of coffee and settle in, this is a lengthy article.
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This article discusses my favourite M.Zuiko lens, the reasons behind this choice, as well as sharing a range of photographs captured with it. After creating well over 100,000 images with my M4/3 camera gear over the past 18 months or so, one lens stands out as my favourite M.Zuiko lens. The M.Zuiko PRO 40-150 mm f/2.8 zoom.
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I’ve been experimenting for the past little while using the E-M1X’s Bird Detection AI, and there are some practical considerations using Bird Detection AI.
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This article shares some experimentation I did in post processing when revisiting HHHR bird images. I’d like to thank one of our readers, Brian Bullock, for providing the creative spark for this posting. These photographs were captured at Bird Kingdom in Niagara Falls, Canada.
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Since selling my full frame camera gear back in July 2015 I’ve had the opportunity to use a few different smaller sensor birding equipment options. Continue reading Smaller Sensor Birding Equipment Options
This article features a photograph of a squirrel at ISO-16000. The RAW file was processed using both DxO PhotoLab 4 DeepPRIME and Topaz Denoise AI.
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I went out on Saturday to challenge myself photographing ducks in flight… and I ended up with the best photography problem. Over the past number of years I’ve done this particular ducks in flight test a number of times with different camera gear. It involves situating myself fairly close to a large group of ducks, then photographing individual ducks as they take flight, moving right to left in my viewfinder.
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