In this new episode of One Location, One Lesson, One Lens, David Akoubian shares some excellent tips on bird photography.
Even if you're not a bird photographer, the advice he gives is universal to so many different applications. And, he's doing it all on location at one of the places on my bucket list, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. He's in New Mexico for the Festival of the Cranes, which has taken place every November for 30 years.
David's done an excellent job packing in solid how-to content in this three-minute video, but so has Tamron in capturing the power and the beauty of an estimated ten thousand cranes and twenty thousand geese arrivIng during their winter migration.
David's no stranger to SCU with several different posts over the years, although one of my most favorite is his episode of "Why?" from 2017. To enjoy more of David's work click on any of the two screenshots I pulled from this video and don't forget to check out David's workshop schedule to fulfill your own bucket list of photography trips!
David's "co-star," along with the birds, is Tamron's SP 150-600 G2 lens. It's a remarkable piece of glass, and a necessity for birds in flight:
"When photographing birds in flight, one thing that's critical is a long lens, and I'm using the Tamron 150-600 G2...
and has made my bird photography, especially birds in flight, easy and fun."
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Check out "Why?" one of the most popular features on the SCU Blog. It's a very simple concept - one image, one artist and one short sound bite. Each artist shares what makes the image one of their most favorite. We're over 100 artists featured since the project started. Click on the link above and you can scroll through all of the episodes to date.