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So, you’ve gotten yourself outfitted with a new camera, a telephoto lens, and a monopod. You’ve wrapped your lens with camouflage gaffer’s tape (and outfitted yourself with some camo too!). You’ve found a nearby wildlife preserve complete with a stand where you can hide away from the wildlife and have an unimpeded view of their habitat to take great photos. Then you realize…
You don’t know what camera settings to use.
If you’re just starting out in your wildlife photography adventures, one of the first things you need to master is the essential camera settings that will allow you to document wildlife in a way that shows their beauty, their relationship to their environment, and does so in a well-composed, well-exposed image.
In the video below, Tom Mason from Wex Photographic unmasks these essential camera settings. Follow along as he offers his expert advice for setting yourself up for success on your wildlife photography photo shoots.