There are few things in nature as common as seeing a bird in flight, yet there are few things in wildlife photography that are as difficult as capturing that moment. Whether the focus is off, the framing is bad, the background is ugly, and so on, there are a lot of things that can - and do - go wrong when trying to document a bird flying gracefully through the sky.
Adam Karnacz of First Man Photography has a few solutions to these problems, however. In his video below, follow along as he explains what gear is most useful for bird-in-flight photography. Adam also gives some insight into the best camera settings and offers some hints on techniques that maximize your ability to get the shots you want.