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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.

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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