Misty light for mystifying images

Misty light for mystifying images

Misty mornings are what many photographers dream of. When the mist is low, it can create beautiful scenes and moody images. But it is difficult to get the most out of a misty morning. Beginner tip When it is misty, don’t attempt photographing subjects that are too far...
Telephoto lens

Telephoto lens

A telephoto lens is any lens that magnifies the subject, i.e. a lens longer than 85mm. Telephoto lenses are divided into further subtypes, namely: medium telephoto lenses and super telephoto lenses. Beginner tip A telephoto lens is a necessity for wildlife...
Wide angle lens

Wide angle lens

A wide angle lens is any lens shorter than 50mm. If you attach a wide angle lens to your camera, everything will look smaller than the reality. A wide angle lens is used mostly for landscapes and scenery. Beginner tip Don’t be intimidated by other people’s big lenses....
Contrasting light – the no-go zone

Contrasting light – the no-go zone

The light during the middle of a sunny day in Africa is often too contrasting for photography. If you try to photograph under these circumstances, the light will appear harsh and the shadows will appear as black holes in the image. Follow the example of the animals...
Aperture priority is the priority

Aperture priority is the priority

The most practical shooting mode for nature photography is one of the semi-automatic modes: Program, Aperture Priority or Shutter Priority. Beginner tip If you are only starting out, don’t worry too much about the exposure settings on the camera: concentrate on taking...