RICHARD PETERSOn a Back Garden Safari
What inspired you to do a project in your garden?
So using a camera trap was a natural progression?
What is it about the technique that appeals to you?
What’s been the biggest hurdle to overcome?
Have you got a favourite image from the project?
What’s the one bit of kit you couldn’t be without?
Camera-trapping is becoming more popular and mainstream, what would be your advice to others thinking about trying it?
First of all, always think about your subject. Like any other way of photographing wildlife, care should always be taken. Don’t just start firing full power flashguns at your subject. Instead, use low power flash output and up your ISO or open your aperture to make the sensor more sensitive to light. If you do see your subjects reacting to the flash, stop immediately.
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IntroductionSince starting out as a freelance photographer in 2000, Terry has built up a reputation as one of the UK’s foremost wildlife photographers. He has won multiple awards for his work and his images often carry a strong conservation message. Terry’s desire to...
Introduction Sebastian Kennerknecht is a wildlife and conservation photographer based in Santa Cruz, California. He focuses much of his photography on wild cats and the threats they face. Being totally wild cat obsessed, it’s important to him to play a role in their...