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Photographing Birds in the Wild

with Neil Losin
Set yourself up for success and learn proven techniques to capture the beauty and grace of birds in the wild.

Take impressive photographs of birds in the wild with professional photographer and esteemed biologist Neil Losin as your guide. Get gear recommendations for every budget, and learn to quickly adapt your camera settings for quality results in any weather. Capture fast-flying birds with tack-sharp focus using Neil’s foolproof techniques, and find out how to adjust exposure for challenging lighting conditions. Master composition and fill flash to ensure your hard work in the field pays off with striking images, and use post-processing tips to heighten impact with detail and contrast. Throughout the class, Neil shares his expert insights on bird behavior, enabling you to anticipate movement and photograph your subject at the right moment.

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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet your instructor, renowned photographer and biologist Neil Losin, as he shares his approach to photographing birds.


Lesson 2. Equipment


Lesson 3. Technical Basics


Lesson 4. Weather & Light


Lesson 5. Getting Close


Lesson 6. Flash


Lesson 7. Composition


Lesson 8. Editing & Post-Processing

"Very helpful. While some of the material is for the very beginner, he does a good job of presenting it in a way that even the experienced photographer can be inspired and can catch a new angle to taking bird pictures."
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