Tip #15: Maintain a Consistent Temperature for Your Equipment

September 30, 2013 - Working in the outdoors means you will be moving in and out of a car or coming outside from indoors. This temperature ch...
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Tip #14: Turn Off the Car

September 28, 2013 - When photographing from your car, turn off the engine. Even though it might seem minute, the smallest little vibration c...
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Tip #13: Use a Bean Bag

September 27, 2013 - In the last tip I mentioned to use the car as a blind. For successful photography from the car use a bean bag to rest yo...
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Tip #12: Use Your Car as a Blind

September 26, 2013 - People frequently ask me why I don't get out into the backcountry more often to photograph wildlife. The first reason i...
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Tip #11: Be Patient

September 22, 2013 - Nature is constantly happening around us (yes, I know, an obvious statement). But just because it is always happening do...
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Tip #10: Keep a Change of Clothes in Your Car

September 21, 2013 - Keep a change of clothes in your car for those unexpected changes in weather, an unexpected change in travel or to get o...
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Tip #9: Keep a Pair of Waterproof Shoes in Your Car

September 20, 2013 - As mentioned in my previous tip, my shoes frequently get wet when I am out in the elements of nature looking for that sp...
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Tip #8: Always Have a Change of Shoes With You

September 20, 2013 - Being out in nature is a beautiful thing but frequently we dress for the weather of our destination. More often than not...
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Tip #7: Keep Your Gear Waterproof

September 18, 2013 - Now that you have a rain coat for you and your camera gear, you will want to make sure it stays waterproof over the year...
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Tip #6: Alwyas Carry Your Camera Bag With You

September 15, 2013 - One sunny afternoon early in summer I was on a search for white-faced ibis. A birding report stated that about a dozen h...
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Tip #5: Get a Rain Jacket for Your Camera Gear

September 15, 2013 - The last tip talked about a rain jacket for you. But it is almost more important to have protection from the rain and ot...
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Tip #4: Always Carry a Rain Jacket

September 13, 2013 - To continue with the weather theme, the next tip is to always have a rain jacket (and pants too if you have them) when y...
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Tip #3: Be Prepared for the Weather

September 12, 2013 - This tip will lead into several other tips in the next few days, and it was certainly inspired by this overabundance of...
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Tip #2: Always Carry a Headlamp

September 11, 2013 - The best times of day to photograph nature - whether it is a landscape or wildlife - is at and shortly after sunrise and...
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101 Tips for Nature Photographers: #1 Purchase Travel Insurance

September 10, 2013 - There are a gazillion tips and tricks to help make every photographer a better photographer - or in the least keep them...
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