Essay sample - Wildlife Photography for the Amateur
Pages 12 (3012 words)
Photography, especially nature photography is addictive. It could be an exciting pursuit for amateurs and non-professionals as the experience and the product output are both rewarding and at the same time, challenging.
There are certain ingredients in nature photography (which include outdoors and wildlife photography) that make it appealing to both amateurs and professionals: commune with nature, adventure, a continuous learning process, endless possibilities, work of art, possible income, extra physical and logistics challenge, danger, delight, fun, and sharing.
This passion must have also been through vast experiences with nature, though trekking, mountain climbing, biological studies, or even habitual adventurism.
Subject matter refers to the focus, the topic, or the object and image of the photographer's interest. In wildlife photography, subject matter refers to any living, non-living or moving object in the wildlife, but mostly, the animals. The subject matter like any topic of conversation can be tackled in various ways. For time specified, the subject matter may be shoot during night, at dawn, at noon, break of dawn, dusk, day time, all the time except when there is disruption of the natural existence of the subject and its environment, or there is much more danger than can be handled. For themes, subject matter may be viewed and shot when resting, sleeping, eating, basking in the sun, attacking a prey, gathering food, walking, or any interesting act the subject may be doing which the photographer may find novelty, or interest.
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