Jul23rd

Find The Right Wildlife In Your Park

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Shooting into direct sunlight can be difficult but with a few tips, dramatic results can be achieved. One tip for great photos is to use the light to its greatest advantage for dramatic photos. Shooting Into Direct Sunlight When you shoot into direct sunlight, Minnesota Direct TV offers, your camera’s meter will read this light and, usually, whatever you are taking a picture of will come out underexposed, washed out of any detail. There are a few techniques you can utilize to come up with a usable photo. If your camera automatically sets the expose, you can simply use something such as a piece of cardboard or a magazine to provide some shading over the lens. While this technique will effectively cut down on flare, it could trick the in camera meter enough to where it could provide enough exposure to provide detail in the subject. If your camera provides manual f-stop and shutter speeds you can always open 1-2 stops or lengthen the exposure yourself. Another common technique used when shooting into direct sunlight is the use of fill flash. If your camera will allow it, and your subject is close enough, set the flash to help fill in the details of your subject. This technique will take some experimentation to master. Remember, just shoot and have fun with it

May2nd

How To Tell Apart Different Trees

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If you are a home gardener who wants to plant some new trees or if you are simply interested in plant life, you might want to know how to tell the difference between types of trees. Generally speaking, there are a few ways to distinguish which types of trees are what. The tree’s leaves, bark and branches can all help you to tell them apart.

Conifer type trees typically have small, narrow or even needle like leaves. They also usually have seeds that come from cones, such as is the case with the pine tree. Many of Read more =>

Feb6th

How the Pros Tape the Natural World

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Walt Disney once said that the natural world was the greatest story ever told. That, within nature, one could find new life being born, tragic loss, righteous sacrifice, innocence of youth, humor, and anything else that is the hallmark of a good story.

He would go on to produce a series of nature documentaries that are still being made and shown in theatres to this day. Walt Disney and his team understood that in order to best capture nature, one had to simply let it happen.

That’s exactly how the pros tape the natural world. If you have http://www.cable-tv.com/DIRECTV-Cable/ for a television service or you get the Discovery channel then you can see it for yourself.

In order to successfully capture a moment in the natural world, it requires tremendous patience and the timing necessary to take advantage of a moment. Nature is full of moments that, unlike our daily lives, are not rehearsed or in any way a reaction to standards or ideals placed upon us.

The natural world is spontaneous and full of stories – you just need to know where to look. To learn how turtles have adapted to flip themselves off their backs, videographers wait for it to happen and observe it in the natural setting.

To capture nature, you simply need to leave the camera on and let the world take its course. You might catch what you were hoping to record and you might not – and you might just capture something better.

Jul25th

Setting Up A Motion Sensor Camera For Wildlife

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You have purchased a motion sensitive camera, often called a game cam to take pictures of wildlife. Maybe you saw some pictures online, read an article and have come to the conclusion it is very easy just put the camera in the woods and wait. It is easy, but not quite that easy. Sticking a camera on a tree in the woods will probably get you a picture some day, just not very soon.

Placement is extremely important on how well your camera will work; it has to be placed in an area where Read more =>

Jul23rd

How To Be Prepared For Traveling In The Wild

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Traveling in the wild can be the experience of a lifetime, but it is also crucial to be properly prepared before embarking on any potentially hazardous adventure. The first step is to talk to people who have actually gone on similar campaigns, to find out what to expect and any other specific advice. The next thing to do is to learn basic camping skills, especially if you plan on sleeping overnight. These would include how to set up a tent, how to (safely) start a Read more =>

Jul19th

Best Video Cameras For Different Conditions

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When deciding to make a film involving nature, there are many things you can do to make it better. One of these things being to make sure that you are in a safe environment. You want to make sure that you can safely film without having it end badly. There are several ways you can do this. One of which is to bring a weapon for self-defense against animals. Another is to make sure that Read more =>

Jul16th

Getting The Right Equipment Before Taking Nature Shots

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Many people presume that nature shots, since they are in wide open spaces illuminated by natural light, will be easier to take and will require less equipment. While they certainly eliminate the need for static light sources or light boxes, nature shots have their own illumination, focus and illustration concerns that require the appropriate equipment. As such, you should make sure you buy the right gear for the job.

The two most important things you can bring to any nature shoot are Read more =>

Jul13th

How To Shoot In Direct Sunlight

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Shooting into direct sunlight can be difficult but with a few tips, dramatic results can be achieved. One tip for great photos is to use the light to its greatest advantage for dramatic photos.

Shooting Into Direct Sunlight

When you shoot into direct sunlight, your camera’s meter will read this light and, usually, whatever you are taking a picture of will come out underexposed, washed out of any detail. There are a few techniques you can utilize to come up with a usable photo. Read more =>