• A Slacker's Guide to Bird Photography

    14 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    It always surprises me when people compliment my photographs. As I have often commented on this site, I started taking photos of birds only to improve the accuracy of my IDs. And while I put more effort into taking decent photos than I used to, I still don't do the hard stuff. I don't greet the dawn in a camouflaged hide, and I don't lie down on mudflats to see Sandpipers at ground level. I am, in fact, a photographic slacker.
    It occurred to me recently that many of the readers of 10,000 Birds might be like me... self-taught bird photographers, who would like to take enjoyable photos, but...
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