with Neil Losin
Online Class

Photographing Birds in the Wild

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Take impressive photographs of birds in the wild with professional photographer and esteemed biologist Neil Losin as your guide. Get gear recommendations for every budget, and learn to quickly adapt your camera settings for quality results in any weather. Capture fast-flying birds with tack-sharp focus using Neil’s foolproof techniques, and find out how to adjust exposure for challenging lighting conditions. Master composition and fill flash to ensure your hard work in the field pays off with striking images, and use post-processing tips to heighten impact with detail and contrast. Throughout the class, Neil shares his expert insights on bird behavior, enabling you to anticipate movement and photograph your subject at the right moment.


  • intermediate
  • 8 episodes
  • 1h50m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction

1. Introduction

Meet your instructor, renowned photographer and biologist Neil Losin, as he shares his approach to photographing birds.

2. Equipment

2. Equipment

Neil introduces you to the equipment that is essential for creating amazing wildlife photos: lenses, supports, flashes and other accessories. He shows you the professional 500mm lens he owns, and gives you tips on how you can use more affordable equipment to achieve similar results.

3. Technical Basics

3. Technical Basics

Neil reviews the relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO and how they relate to photographing birds. For those new to shooting wildlife or to using a DSLR camera, he covers when to use manual and automatic settings and how to achieve a proper exposure.

Recommended with this class

  • Digital SLR camera
  • Tripod