Top tip for photographing wildlife

Matt Bennett

Check out this week’s top tip for photographing wildlife

Lion cub
Lion cub

Photographing wildlife goes from challenging to impossible if you get too close and disturb your subject. Not only will you miss the shot, you might put yourself or the animal in danger. Use the longest focal length lens you can (300 or 400mm, for example) in order to remain as far away as possible.

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    • George D. Snow

      Absolutely fantastic photograph! Beautiful color – great composition – great sharpness! Very Nice, Indeed!

    • Robert John Brooker

      Some of my best wildlife photographs have been taken while being really close to the animal and on a wide lens. 35 -55mm max. It just takes time and patients and the trick is to allow them to get comfortable with you and not to push your luck.