Photography Articles & Resources
PLEASE NOTE: The information here has not been updated for some time as it's almost impossible to keep abreast of the constant changes by manufacturers to their camera and lens ranges.
When there are links to specific models on merchant sites, these sites should point readers to the latest and updated versions of the products.
Sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused by outdated information or specs.
Canon Lens Reports
Comprehensive information about Canon EF and EF-S lenses
Wildlife Camera Starter Kit
Recommended wildlife photography starter outfit
How to take Great Safari Photos
- Without spending a fortune on gear
Choosing a Wildlife Camera - Superzooms
For those on a budget
Wildlife Cameras - the Digital SLR Option
Why SLRs are the best choice
Top Superzoom Cameras for Wildlife Pictures
Superzooms we recommend
Wildlife Lens for Canon Rebel
Q & A for Canon Rebel wildlife zoom lens
Wildlife Photos, Motion Blur Effect
Using slow shutter speed while panning the camera
Wildlife Photos, Impressionist Style
Photos digitally converted to give impressionist look
Bird Photos, Impressionist Style
Bird images rendered impressionist style
Taking Wide Angle Bird Photos
Tips on using wide angle lens for bird photography
Photographing Swallowtail Butterfly
Using telephoto lens for butterfly photography
Nelson Mandela Sculpture
Photographing iconic sculpture of Nelson Mandela
Lens Recommendations for Nikon D90
Q & A on lens for travel, safari, and World Cup Soccer
Affordable Wildlife Photography
Superzoom cameras that won't break the budget
Digital Photography Advantages
Now's the time to throw out the film camera
Why Use a Camera Tripod?
The lowdown on keeping your camera steady
Make the Most of Your Digital Images
Don't let your pics stagnate on your hard-drive
Recommended Photography Websites:
1. Wildlife and Nature
Photographers is a superb online magazine that features a
cover shot to make your mouth water (or
weep with jealousy) and offers in-depth instruction on
wildlife and nature photography. Has excellent articles, photo tips, photographer
critique forums, plus professional photographers'
NatureScapes.net is another excellent
nature photography resource offering articles, workshop listings, and forums. For a nominal annual fee you can
become a paid-up member and receive various benefits, including discounts on selected workshops.
Hicker Photo - compelling travel, nature and wildlife
photography from Canadian photographer Rolf Hicker. Explore his portfolio of images from Alaska and Africa to
New Zealand and the Galapagos Islands - a visual feast for the connoisseur of travel and nature photography.
Loadedlandscapes.com - Useful resource for landscape and nature photographers with articles and tips on gear,
techniques, and best locations. Will appeal mainly to US-based nature and landscape photogaphers as most the locations covered are in North America.
Nigel Dennis Interview - for aspirant wildlife photographers,
this interview with renowned photographer Nigel Dennis is essential reading. While you're at the site,
don't miss the superb gallery section showcasing some of Nigel's extraordinary wildlife shots.
All Things Photography -
Clean, well-designed site offering "Inspiring and Helpful Photography Tips on Everyday Subjects" by an
experienced photographer who believes strongly that photography is about practice, persistence and passion. Lots of articles,
tips and practical advice written in a conversational, easy-to-read style that makes you want to read more. Good stuff!
Droneybee.com - Comprehensive information for both aspirant and experienced drone and/or aerial photographers,
covering a wide range of topics, from laws and regulations to advice on quadcopter equipment, camera gear and settings, post processing, and much more.