Photographing small birds
Bird photography, Equipment, Warblers

Tips for Photographing Small Birds

In this article, we’ll share our tips for photographing small birds with your digital camera and telephoto lens. This type of wildlife photography can be both challenging and rewarding. Small birds, which often include songbirds, are a highly desirable species to photograph due to their striking colors and boisterous songs. It also means that, due to their size, they can…

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Bird Photography Camera
Bird photography, Equipment

Bird Photography: Does Your Camera Really Matter?

Photography can be an intimidating hobby. Not only do you have to understand terms like exposure, ISO, and shutter speed and how they all interact with one another, but you are faced with some (potentially) expensive decisions depending on your gear choice.  As a beginner, it’s important to realize that every photographer has been faced with the same tough decision…

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Pentax Spotting Scope Review
Digiscoping, Equipment

80mm Pentax Spotting Scope Review (PF-ED80-A)

In this post, we’ll review a desirable Pentax spotting scope that has changed the way we approach the hobby of birding. The Pentax PF-80ED-A is sophisticated optical instrument designed for high-magnification views of one of mother nature’s greatest observing challenges; birds. The addition of a new optical instrument for birding will often result in a number of “ah-ha” moments, as…

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