What steps do you take to leave your comfort zone when expanding your wildlife portfolio? Perhaps it’s taking extra time out to be in the field with an elusive subject or adopting a new technique. Maybe it’s incorporating context into an image by including people in a frame, or refining a concept for a fine art photo. The wildlife photographers in this issue might help to challenge your perspective and instil a new lease of life into your pictures.
At the request of readers, this issues includes an informative article on how to create fine art wildlife images. Professional wildlife photographer Tom Way, known for his clean yet subtle fine art-inspired style, offers some wisdom for photographers looking to make headway in this area. If you’re keen to learn the key components to this style of photography, be sure to read this article.
Also in this issue, Mark Sisson takes us on a photo-journey by way of India, demonstrating how birds and people co-exist in harsh conditions, and how flipping your usual approach on its head can achieve truly dramatic wildlife images.
As usual we have some astounding work from our community of wildlife photographers, and don’t forget to enter our Photo of the Month competition for your chance to win a Platinum membership. Keep on sending in your best photos that continue to inspire us!
From the African savannah to far-flung remote destinations, wildlife photographers are often drawn to travelling further afield. Wildlife photographer Sam Hobson shares his experience of photographing urban wildlife