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Tip Of The Week

Backgrounds, Backgrounds, Backgrounds!


An area often overlooked, or sometimes forgotten, in nature photography is the backdrop.

While it’s easy to get caught up in the moment, it's important to consider what's behind your subject. This means thinking about and controlling your background which can vastly improve the final image.

The art of photography composition tells us to keep backgrounds simple and clean. Try to remove or avoid a backdrop that distracts from the story you're trying to tell. If in doubt, check out my wildlife photography gallery for inspiration.

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