TWENTY In the Field



PHOTOGRAPHING in the field brings its own challenges. In addition to mastering your camera and techniques, you have to contend with other factors that can affect the end result, such as light, weather and the unpredictability of the organisms themselves. It can be a bit overwhelming at the start for those photographers coming fresh to macro. Initial enthusiasm can often override any methodical approach. There is a lot to take in, and it’s better to focus your attention on one aspect initially until you become proficient with your techniques; this will increase your confidence and hopefully lead to better photographs. It’s a good idea to have an objective in mind and focus on it rather than trying to cover everything ...

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