ALEX CEARNS’ TIPS ON PHOTOGRAPHING WILDLIFE
Be patient: It’s worth waiting for that exact moment to capture something special.
Watch your backgrounds: Check what is dropping into your shot and reposition yourself if necessary.
Research your subject: Learn the animal’s patterns and behaviours. This makes it easier to measure the right moment to take the shot.
Look but don’t touch: Take great care not to stress your subjects. Apart from their stress showing in your images, it’s unethical and unpleasant for the animal.
Safety first: Always be aware of your feet (wear sturdy footwear) and have a plan to make a quick escape if things get hairy.