Autumn is a truly magical time of year, with its stunning orange landscapes, fantastic fungi, and super sunrises and sunsets. But with the season passing by so quickly, it's important to make the most of it and capture its beauty in stunning photos
In this weeks blog post, we'll explore everything you need to know about photographing autumn, from choosing the right camera gear to finding the perfect subjects. I'll also provide tips for capturing stunning landscapes, fungi, and birds.
Choosing your camera gear:
Any camera can be used to photograph autumn, but there are a few pieces of gear that can help you get the best results:
A telephoto lens and tripod combination is a great combo to use in autumn, especially when photographing fast moving subjects like birds.
Choosing your subject:
Autumn offers a wide variety of photographic subjects, from colourful leaves and fungi to stunning landscapes and wildlife. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
Fungi, such as this Amethyst Deceiver, has to be my all-time favourite autumnal subject! They come in all colours, shapes and sizes. Try and spot some next time you're out in nature before they disappear for another year.
Tips for photographing autumn:
Here are a few tips to help you capture stunning autumn photos:
Dare to experiment: try different viewpoints and settings from the conventional techniques. For example, using an incredibly slow shutter speed of 1/4 second and a tripod to keep steady, I managed to photograph this Fly Agaric sharp against the blurry fast flowing river. Tell me what you think of these photos in the comments below!
Autumn is a truly magical time of year, and with a little planning and effort, you can capture its beauty in stunning photos. So get out there and explore! Make sure to share your findings by tagging @naturewithjacob on your instagram posts!
I hope this blog post has given you some inspiration for your autumn photography. If you have any questions or tips of your own, please share them in the comments below.
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Jacob J. Watson-Howland, often referred to as Nature with Jacob, is a passionate nature photographer, filmmaker, content creator, and writer who is dedicated to sharing the beauty of the natural world with others.