Neil Losin
Craftsy Instructor

Boulder, CO, USA

Neil Losin has been fascinated by nature since he was eight years old, and has spent 20 years studying wildlife. He received his Ph.D. from UCLA in ecology and evolutionary biology, and has been photographing birds for more than a decade. Neilís images have been published internationally and have won numerous awards. The real reward, says Neil, is capturing a part of his experience in nature and creating images that remind him of time spent with ... Read Full Bio »

Neil's Craftsy Classes


Photographing 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.

$39.99 $54.99


Next Steps in Digital Photography

Start making incredible photographs instead of just taking them! Learn essential DSLR techniques with expert guidance from professional photographer Neil Losin. First, find out how to train your eye and your camera to bring aspects of your composition to life. Then, discover how to make the most of natural light, get tips for modifying light with your camera’s settings and artistically convey movement through your photos. Plus, bring out the best in your images with Neil’s professional post-processing techniques, from assessing raw files for potential to cropping images for dynamic composition and beyond. Get more from your camera than just what’s in the manual!


Neil's Projects

Killdeer bathing in northern Montana
Lark Bunting, northern Montana
A few shots from the Everglades
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