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Bird Photography Tips — Calling Birds in with Audio Devices (full story)

  Story and Photography by Ethan Meleg Using audio devices to call birds in close is a common technique in bird photography. Before explaining why it works and how to do it, I must preface it with a caution. This technique can be harmful to birds if it’s not done carefully, and it’s illegal for […]

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Bird Photography Tips — Photographing Birds During Migration (preview)

Spring migration is one of the most exciting times of year for bird photography. Migration is a remarkable natural phenomena, and I was lucky enough to grow up near Point Pelee National Park, a world-famous migration hotspot. Seeing the daily arrival of birds in their most vibrant plumages is what got me hooked on birds […]

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Bird Photography Tips — Feeder Setups for Bird Photography in Your Yard (preview)

Attracting birds to a feeder setup in your yard is an easy and effective way to get close to birds for photography. It takes some planning and up-front work to develop a good setup, but once in place it’s simple to maintain and you can shoot right at home during your spare time. I recently […]

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Bird Photography Tips — How Photographers Get Close to Birds (full story)

The biggest hurdle for most bird photographers is getting close enough to capture an image where the bird is prominent in the photo. In a previous issue, I wrote about using high-magnification lenses as a fundamental way to help fill the frame. Today, I’m giving an overview of other techniques photographers use to get close […]

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Out of Focus – Night Photography — Oh No! (full story)

Note: This column is presented as a humours piece and is intended as such. Please enjoy responsibly. — Editor-in-Cheif Night photography is booming in popularity right now. Everywhere I look there are photos of brilliant starry skies, magical star trails and dancing northern lights. Many of them are spectacular, drop-dead gorgeous photos that evoke awe and […]

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Out of Focus — Ten Years Film-Free (full story)

Story and photography by Ethan Meleg My name is Ethan Meleg and I am a photograholic. It’s been 10 years since I picked up a roll of film and my life has never been better since giving it up and going pure digital. You see, I was addicted to film at one time, for an […]

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