Nature First: How To Be A Good Nature Photographer
Being a good photographer is one thing. Being a good nature photographer is another thing. The first is much simpler; the latter requires more creativity, energy, caution and most of all, good practices.
When you ask the question: ‘How do I become a good nature photographer?’, you also ask the question: ‘How do I become good to the environment?’. This is true. Besides having the proper equipment, you’ll need your best behaviour and discipline to capture your best nature photos.
Nature Is First And Photography Second
1. Having the proper equipment, but minimizing – means bring only what you need so that you do not pollute and harm the wildlife and environment.
2. Stay focused with good practices – means if you plan to stay out for a long period of time, plan to use environmental-friendly stuff like wearing environmental-friendly clothes, using reusable water bottle instead of plastic bottles and using compostable materials.
3. Bring your best behaviour – means being mindful and cautious about the wildlife and environment when walking, hiking, climbing, exploring, etc.
Being a good nature photographer is not easy. Every shot you take with your camera is crucial. It requires discipline and good practices. And always remember that your best moments and best photos come when you’re not harming the wildlife and environment.