Wildlife and panorama pictures suggestions and methods with Sony Artisan of Imagery Colby Brown

Wildlife and panorama pictures suggestions and methods with Sony Artisan of Imagery Colby Brown

Jeremy Grey

posted Monday, November 28, 2022 at 12:30 PM EST

Wildlife and panorama pictures suggestions and methods with Sony Artisan of Imagery Colby Brown



Sony Artisan of Imagery photographer Colby Brown spent prolonged time on the Napo Wildlife Middle in Ecuador filming a wildlife and panorama pictures video collection for B&H. All through the seven-part video collection, plus a bonus Q&A episode, Brown extensively coated a variety of pictures subjects, together with researching and planning a visit, must-have wildlife and panorama pictures gear, superior taking pictures suggestions and an in-depth modifying tutorial.

Within the first full episode, Brown targeted on analysis and planning. Analysis is crucial to bettering your odds of capturing stunning pictures. When photographing wildlife, it is essential to know your potential topic. Realizing as a lot as doable in regards to the animals you need to {photograph} will make it simpler to seek out your topic and supply the intel you could be prepared for the proper shot. As for panorama pictures, understanding the most effective areas is a good place to begin. Nonetheless, you’ll be able to enhance your pictures by researching lighting and climate situations, and performing scouting journeys.

Even with excellent preparation, you continue to want the suitable gear to take the most effective pictures. That does not imply you want the most costly top-of-the-line cameras and lenses, however you should have gear geared up to seize the pictures you need. For wildlife pictures, autofocus accuracy and velocity matter rather a lot, as does picture high quality throughout a variety of ISO settings. You will additionally usually need lengthy telephoto lenses. Relating to panorama pictures, velocity issues much less, however you may usually desire a high-resolution picture sensor paired with wide-angle and standard-length lenses. Within the video under, Colby Brown shares what’s in his digicam bag, together with his Sony A1 digicam and numerous G and G Grasp Sony lenses. Don’t be concerned when you aren’t a Sony shooter, as different producers, like Canon and Nikon, provide many related lenses of their mirrorless lineups.

The subsequent two episodes are wonderful in-the-field movies with Brown as he does panorama pictures in Cotopaxi, Ecuador, and wildlife pictures in an Ecuadorian rainforest. Throughout every video under, Brown shares his numerous panorama and wildlife pictures methods, together with utilizing numerous lenses, creating panoramas, taking pictures time-lapses, adjusting digicam and autofocus settings, composing wildlife pictures with stunning backgrounds and far more.

Within the penultimate episode, Brown will get up shut and private with the Amazon rainforest’s various vary of small creatures, together with bugs, arachnids, amphibians and reptiles. Macro pictures is a specialised area of interest, whether or not it is macro wildlife pictures or taking pictures up-close images of still-life topics. Robust technical expertise are essential when doing macro wildlife pictures, as you are working with a razor-thin depth of area and little or no room for error. Watch Brown’s macro wildlife video under to be taught some superior methods you need to use to enhance your macro pictures.

Ending Colby Brown’s video collection with B&H is an hour-long tutorial for modifying wildlife and panorama images utilizing Adobe Lightroom Basic and Adobe Photoshop. Alongside these fashionable photograph modifying apps, Brown additionally makes use of Topaz DeNoise AI particularly for noise discount. All through the in-depth tutorial under, Brown works on a number of the photographs he captured throughout his Ecuador journey, and performs numerous modifying duties like cropping, masking, primary changes, and far more.

When you loved Colby Brown’s video collection, make sure to go to B&H on YouTube and take a look at Colby Brown’s web site and Instagram.

(By way of B&H Photograph Video) 

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