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Bird Photography Tips – Tips for Shooting Birds in Winter (preview)

By Ethan Meleg

Blue Jay, ON. I added a stop of exposure compensation to prevent the snow from causing the photo to underexpose. Gear/Settings: Canon 1D Mark IV, 120-300mm f/2.8 lens, ƒ5@1/320 sec., ISO 640

Blue Jay, ON.
I added a stop of exposure compensation to prevent the snow from causing the photo to underexpose.
Gear/Settings: Canon 1D Mark IV, 120-300mm f/2.8 lens, ƒ5@1/320 sec., ISO 640

I’ll admit that I’m not a huge fan of winter, but I do get excited about the bird photography opportunities the happen during the cold season. Winter can be a highly-productive time of year to shoot birds if you know where to target them and how to deal with a few of the common challenges of shooting at this time of year. Read on for tips to make the most out of your winter bird photography outings.

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To read more of this column please pick up the Winter 2016 issue #36 of OPC. To read more of Ethan’s columns or to read articles from our other pro shooters please SUBSCRIBE today!

 

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