Episode 31: Wildlife and Bird Photography ft. Diana Calleja

Peggy Farren 2017-04-10

Thanks for tuning into episode 31 of The Understand Photography Show!

To watch the video replay now, visit us on YouTube:
">

The show is now available as a podcast on iTunes!! Please check us out!



To hear this episode as a podcast on Soundcloud, click here:
http://www.soundcloud.com/understandphotography

Here are the show notes for episode 31 of The Understand Photography Show:

Understand Photography General Notes

Four Weeks to Proficiency in Photography - The next class begins May 2. Truly knowing photography is a great gift for yourself or someone in your life! Check out our free webinar video to learn about what you need to know and to experience Peggy's teaching style! https://understandphotography.leadpages.co/4-weeks-photography-education-video/


Upcoming Trips:

Naples Women's Photo Weekends June, July, August & September 2017
Everglades January 25-28, 2018

Join our Understand Photography Facebook group to ask questions and get feedback!

For classes, private lessons, photography trips, and other events, check out our schedule on our Meetup website.

Show Notes for Episode 31: Wildlife and Bird Photography ft. Diana Calleja

Diana Calleja is fairly new to photography, yet if you look at her pictures, you wouldn’t think that at all. She started out with a point and shoot and then worked her way up to a more professional camera. Diana then started to sell her work at art shows and became successful at it.

Here are some other things that we talked about in this episode:

· Really learn the bird’s behavior. You must know when they might fly off or do a little dance.

· If you are new to photography, join a camera club and meet new people. It is important to learn from others. It is crucial to listen and learn when starting.

"Shoot with both eyes open," -Diana Calleja


· The best time to for bird photography is to arrive 20 minutes before sunrise so you are ready at sunrise aka the “Golden Hour”. The lighting is soft until about an hour
or so after sunrise.

· Keep your shutter fast. Diana keeps her at least 1/1600.

· Learn to listen and identify the sounds different species of birds make.

"I go out every chance I get," -Diana Calleja


· Take A LOT of pictures, because you never know how many good shots you will get.

· Bring extra cards and batteries, plastic bags to protect your equipment, and good water shoes.

· If it is hot outside, make sure to bring a sweat rag so that you do not get sweat on your equipment.


"I'm doing what I love," -Diana Calleja



Contact Diana Calleja:
http://www.dianacalleja.com/

Don't miss a thing.

Subscribe to our show!

Click to subscribe!
Close popup

Subscribe to our show!

By subscribing to our show, you will never miss out! We will notify you via email when a new podcast is posted.

Please Fill Out This Field

Like what you are reading?

Sign up for our newsletter!

Sign up now!
Close popup

Sign up for our newsletter

Your details are safe with us.

Please Fill Out This Field

Post Your Comment Below

What Camera Should I Buy?

One of the most often questions we receive is "What type of camera should I buy?" Of course a lot depends on your budget and what you want to do with the camera. Watch this short video for Peggy's recommendation.

Sign Up for Access
Close popup

Which camera should I buy?

Enter your contact information to watch this short video for Peggy's recommendation!

Please Fill Out This Field

Join the movement

About Peggy

Peggy Farren is an award winning, professional photographer, instructor, writer and speaker.

With over 17 years as a full-time professional photographer, Peggy offers photography training through her training center, “Understand Photography”.

Learn More

Essential Preparation Tips for Travel Photography

This free report will help you choose the right cameras, lenses and accessories for your travels. You'll need different equipment depending on where you are going, your finances, and the weight of the gear. We'll show you how to determine the best equipment for your needs. Also included is a comprehensive list on what you'll need, some things you may not have heard before but you'll be so glad we let you know!

Sign Up for More Information
Close popup

Essential Preparation Tips for Travel Photography

Many you've never heard before!

Please Fill Out This Field