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Bird Photography Tips — Bird Photography Road Trip (full story)

Story and photography by Glenn Bartley For all the photo trips I take to exotic tropical destinations I have to admit that my absolutely favourite type of bird photography excursion is a good, old-fashioned Canadian road trip. I love the freedom and flexibility of road trips. I love that I don’t have to spend time […]

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Posted in Articles, Glenn Bartley

Bird Photography Tips – Farewell, Welcome and Parting Tips (full story)

By Ethan Meleg I’ll jump right in and start off with a big announcement. After five years of writing this bird photography column, I’ve decided to retire from it. This is my last one. The demands of a young family and other priorities have left me with less time to focus on bird photography and […]

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Posted in Articles, Ethan Meleg

Bird Photography Tips – Bird Identification (Part 2) – Using Distinct Characteristics to Identify Birds (preview)

Story and photography by Ethan Meleg In the last issue, I wrote about how to find out which bird species can be expected in the areas where you’re photographing. Now, I’m focusing on tips for identifying bird species by observing their unique differences and characteristics. The great thing is that since many of the identification […]

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Posted in Articles, Ethan Meleg

Bird Photography Tips – Bird Identification: Which Species are Located Where You’re Photographing? (preview)

Story and Photography by Ethan Meleg Many fledgling bird photographers start without a bird-watching background and find it difficult to identify all but the common species. Fantastic bird photos are posted daily on social media by photographers asking what kind of bird they captured. My own email inbox fills up weekly with bird photos taken […]

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Posted in Articles, Ethan Meleg

Bird Photography Tips — Northern Gannets on Bonaventure Island (full story)

Story and photography by Ethan Meleg Developing your skills and having the right gear are necessary elements for being successful in bird photography, but sometimes just going to the best places can make all of the difference! Every now and then, I’ll feature an epic Canadian bird photography destination in this column and share strategies […]

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Posted in Articles, Ethan Meleg

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

By Ethan Meleg 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 […]

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Posted in Articles, Ethan Meleg