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On Being a Wildlife Photographer - African Wildlife Photos
Wildlife photography is one of the most highly desired genres of photography ever. It is usually portrayed by the most adventurous human beings out there and is pretty much related to National Geographic or other big names out there. But what you need to understand first before starting to read this article is that YOU WILL NOT BE A WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER JUST BY READING THIS. Covered that, let’s talk a bit about some of the things that you need to consider while developing yourself as a wildlife photographer. 1. Gear Matters Here Some places will tell you that gear isn’t important, and that might be true, at least for other genres of photography, but for wildlife, that is not the case. You need to invest in a high-quality camera that can withstand harsh weather conditions (well not that harsh, but it should be able to work fine under dusty and drizzly environments). Here both body and lenses are important, and since wildlife is better captured on the distance with a huge super telephoto lens, then be prepared to invest some serious money on it. Oh, and don’t forget getting a sturdy and highly reliable tripod too. Also a good Monopod,...