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Wildlife Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Laurie Excell

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2. Camera Settings and Shooting Techniques

Getting It Right in the Camera Is the First Step to Making Great Shots

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With patience, persistence, and practice, wildlife photography can be a rewarding endeavor. You’ll encounter long periods of waiting and brief bursts of action. Being on top of your game makes the difference between getting the shot or not. Taking the time to learn the buttons and dials of your camera and optimizing it for wildlife photography is an important step to making great shots. Instinctively knowing where the buttons and dials are allows you to make changes quickly, capturing peak of action. Practicing proper shooting techniques ...

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