Get better wildlife photos with a Photographic Hide

Get better wildlife photos with a Photographic Hide

 Photo Hides are essential for getting the best photosA photographic hide is an essential tool for the serious wildlife photographer.  That is especially true for birds.  Excellent hides can be bought for a very modest price and there is no excuse for not having one,...
What Camera Gear to buy for Bird Photography

What Camera Gear to buy for Bird Photography

 Most of us started in a similar way.  With our iPhone, or compact camera, we got some reasonable photos of tame lorikeets, kookaburras and magpies that sat obligingly close on our patio railing.  From there, we harboured a growing passion to get more and better...
The Best Binoculars for Birdwatching

The Best Binoculars for Birdwatching

  Binoculars are an essential item for birdwatchers.  Newcomers to birdwatching do not always appreciate that.  A common misconception is that you only need binoculars for observing small and distant birds, like tiny waders way out on a mud flat.  That is not...
How To Take Outstanding Bird Photos

How To Take Outstanding Bird Photos

We all know a great, eye-catching photo when we see one.  The image just pops and resonates with the viewer.  There are a few things to be aware of that will help you appreciate how to take outstanding bird photos yourself.  There are two aspects to this, what I think...
Ethics for Wildlife Photographers

Ethics for Wildlife Photographers

Wildlife photography is both challenging and rewarding.  It is good to see more people taking an interest in birds and trying their hand at some photography. Most important, in any situation, is the welfare of the subject.  There are some ethical considerations that...
How to Get Your Garden Bursting With Birdlife

How to Get Your Garden Bursting With Birdlife

How to Attract Birds to Your Garden There are some simple steps that will attract birds to the smallest garden, or even city a balcony. Put out a water bath Place a perch close by Place or plant suitable shrubs close to the bath Provide native shrubs and trees that...