- Birds are everywhere in the world. When you are short on subjects to look at or photograph, you'll find plenty of birds
- An almost infinite number of species all with their own looks, colors, mannerisms, etc.
- Photographing and viewing birds usually brings you into nature
- Taking pictures of birds is not that super hard, but there are challenges unique to the subject
- You can practice numerous photographic principles while shooting birds
- When you focus on one type of bird, you can really tell the difference between an o.k. shot and a great shot.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
As a photographer, birds are a great subject. I think back on hearing about bird watchers and bird photographers and I would think," Why? Birds are everywhere. Why focus on looking for them or taking pictures of them?" Well, I think I've come up with some answers: