In this nature photography video we join nature photographers Tony & Chelsea Northrup, as well as award winning wildlife photographer Christopher Rowell as they go over a variety of camera gear that works best for wildlife photography.
This series is part of the ‘Yukon Digital Storytelling Project,’ a collection of three original web series told from a uniquely Yukon perspective.
Episode 1: Peter Mather, Wildlife Photographer
Northern Influence episode one begins with an insight into the mind of one of the territories’ most celebrated wildlife photographers, Peter Mather.
The audience is taken on a journey along the Alaska Highway to Kluane National Park. On the way, Peter explains what motivates him and what makes his photo’s unique. The respect for his surroundings and the animals he works with is apparent as Peter works alongside wild sheep, seeking unique images and behavior on the rocky terrain.
As the sun sets on Sheep Mountain, Peter talks about the next trip that he is planning; the biggest trip of his career. The audience is given an insight into what goes into planning such a venture, and the scope of the project Peter is undertaking.
In this macro photography tutorial, Ray Scott shows how one drop of water can add great impact to a photo. Photography composition has many variables and positioning a drop of water strategically can really enhance a picture. Ray runs through some of the equipment needed to work this project properly and also talks about various aperture setting of various images. Though not at all exclusive to flower photography, Ray chooses to use flowers in this particular exercise as opposed to other objects that may work well too.
Flower macro photography is the subject in this Visual Art Photography Tutorial. Ray Scott usually likes to portray flowers in a soft almost romantic fashion but in this video he strives to show another side, a more intimate view that usually cannot be seen with the naked eye. Beauty is certainly in the eye of the beholder here with images that sometimes evoke illustrations of something completely different than flowers themselves. Ray uses a Canon macro lens with Kenko extension tubes to get anywhere from life-size to 3x life-size and the results are thought provoking and unique.