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Bird Hunting Photography – Part 3 Camera Settings

Here are the settings to give you the best chance at sharp, well exposed pictures.

Option #1 – Set your camera to “Auto” and have at it. I hope you found this helpful and I appreciate you visiting the Birdhunter!

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Bird Hunting Photography – Part 2 Balancing the Variables

There are three primary variables to contend with in photography. They are ISO, APERTURE, and SHUTTER SPEED.  The goal is to set these based upon the light you have for the best chance of a sharp, properly exposed picture. None of these variables is independent. Change one, and it impacts the other two.

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Bird Hunting Photography – Part 1 Elements of a Great Picture.

This is a short series about photography while bird hunting. The objective is to help you take great (or better) pictures while on the hunt, capturing memories and memorializing your awesome dog! In the spirit of the limited attention span common in the blogosphere, I have broken this into these 5 easily digestible segments:

  • Elements of a Great Picture
  • Balancing the Variables – ISO, Aperture & Shutter Speed
  • Camera Settings
  • Camera Management in the Field
  • Photographic Equipment & Editing

So, let’s start with what makes a great, compelling image. Here are the four elements of a great bird hunting picture (or any other picture for that matter). An interesting subject, that is well composed, in sharp focus, and taken in good light are the makings of a great image.

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