Tips for Taking Better Photos on Safari
All You Need To Know
Taking pictures of animals in the wild is a lot of fun. In general, it has to go pretty fast. Regardless of whether you want to photograph leopards in Africa, tigers in India or ibexes in the Swiss Alps, you usually have only little time to choose the right camera settings resp. the ideal composition. Our 6 tips will help you shoot great wildlife pictures for the next time you are on a photo safari.
6 tips for your next photo safari
1. Know your equipment
Everything happens really fast on a photo safari. A spectacular wildlife sighting can take place within only a few seconds. This is why it is particularly important that you know your camera equipment inside out and can react quickly.
You should know about these points and be able to react quickly to make the necessary settings:
- What is the minimum shutter speed you can use with your camera and lens combination to create sharp images?
- Where do I set the shutter speed, aperture and ISO?
- Where do I quickly switch between the focus modes resp. the focus points?
- Where can I quickly switch between multi-zone / spot metering?
- How high can the ISO be on my camera without having large losses or too much noise in the picture?