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Nature Photography: Insider Secrets from the World’s Top Digital Photography Professionals by Chris Weston

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HABIT TWO

KNOW YOUR CAMERA

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PHOTO © CHRIS WESTONThe better you know your camera and its controls, the more quickly you can respond to and capture dramatic events.

One of the most critical skills to learn in nature photography is the ability to handle the camera without thinking about it. The more time one spends wondering which control dial to adjust and in which direction, the greater the likelihood that your intended image has long since disappeared from the scene. This can be as true of an apparently static subject, such ...

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