Nature Photography Tips & Tricks with BEVISGEAR

Nature Photography Tips & Tricks with BEVISGEAR

bc forest nature photo with the top shelf by bevisgear

Nature photography is a rewarding and visually stunning hobby or profession!

Below are a few tips and tricks to help you get started:

  1. Understand your camera and its settings. Learn how to adjust aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and focus.
  2. Scout locations in advance, so you know where and when to find the best natural subjects and lighting conditions.
  3. Shoot during the golden hours, which are the first and last hours of daylight, for soft, warm, and flattering light.
  4. Pay attention to composition rules like the rule of thirds, leading lines, and framing to create visually appealing photos.
  5. Adjust your aperture to control depth of field. Wider apertures (lower f-stop numbers) create a shallow depth of field, great for isolating subjects.
  6. Be patient and wait for the right moment. Wildlife and natural elements can be unpredictable.
  7. Consider what's in the background and foreground of your shot to avoid distractions.
  8. Polarizing and ND filters can enhance your shots by reducing reflections and controlling exposure in bright conditions.

Remember that great nature photography often requires patience and a connection with the natural world. Don't be afraid to experiment and find your unique style!

And of course never go shooting without your Top Shelf!

Follow us on Instagram 

Back to blog