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1. Choose a good camera. 2. Use the right lens. 3. Protect you and your gear from the elements 4. Use the right settings. 5. Use a sturdy tripod. 6. Learn about the animals you're shooting. 7. Practice shooting. 8. Keep a low profile. 9. Apply rules of composition. 10. Be patient.

Hunting with a camera

I am often asked, “what is my favourite species” well, I would have to say without doubt, it has to be “birds of prey” with owls being at the top of list. I have photographed many different species of owl in different location around the UK, one of my most memorable being in a hide at night, seeing owls coming through the trees in the dark!!!!

Favourite Species

Ray Kilham

Fine Wildlife Photography
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Wildlife photography

Wildlife photography is a genre of photography concerned with documenting various forms of wildlife in their natural habitat. As well as requiring photography skills, wildlife photographers may need field craft skills. For example, some animals are difficult to approach and thus a knowledge of the animal's behaviour is needed in order to be able to predict its actions. Photographing some species may require stalking skills or the use of a hide for concealment. More……
Copyright RAKphotographic 2020

1. Choose a good camera. 2. Use the right lens. 3. Protect you and your gear from the elements 4. Use the right settings. 5. Use a sturdy tripod. 6. Learn about the animals you're shooting. 7. Practice shooting. 8. Keep a low profile. 9. Apply rules of composition. 10. Be patient.

Hunting with a camera

I am often asked, “what is my favourite species” well, I would have to say without doubt, it has to be “birds of prey” with owls being at the top of list. I have photographed many different species of owl in different location around the UK, one of my most memorable being in a hide at night, seeing owls coming through the trees in the dark!!!!

Favourite Species

Fine Wildlife Photography


Wildlife photography

Wildlife photography is a genre of photography concerned with documenting various forms of wildlife in their natural habitat. As well as requiring photography skills, wildlife photographers may need field craft skills. For example, some animals are difficult to approach and thus a knowledge of the animal's behaviour is needed in order to be able to predict its actions. Photographing some species may require stalking skills or the use of a hide for concealment. More……
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Ray Kilham