I just posted an update on Wildlife Workshop with some of the owl images from my latest photography workshop. We photographed 5 species of owls on great perches and in great light. That is one of the major advantages to photographing captive (in this case rehab) birds. Here are some examples of how you can work the subject during these controlled photography sessions.
Because the birds stay where we put them you can get great tight shots with a 200mm lens![singlepic id=1290 w=500 h=500 float=center]
In the wild, you normally would only have time for 1 or 2 shots, because it is a setup you can take your time and play with images to make a more artistic image.[singlepic id=1289 w=500 h=332 float=center]
Another advantage is that you can take the time to move and photograph the animal from as many different points of view as you like.[singlepic id=1292 w=500 h=332 float=center]
Finally, you can also rotate the camera and take a combination of verticals and horizontals.[singlepic id=1291 w=500 h=753 float=center]
Pretty cool, don’t you think?
You can see the rest of the owls from this workshop…HERE.
Your next opportunity to photograph the birds of prey is at my Winter Wildlife Workshop. You can choose to photograph wildlife and the birds or either by themselves. The details are…HERE.
If you are simply a fan of owls, you can see all of my owl images and order prints…HERE.
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