Bird photography can be extremely rewarding and gratifying. At the same time those of us who partake in it's adventures understand that it can be very hit and miss and frustrating.
After all we are dealing with natures wildlife.
I have what I consider the Three "P's" to improving your success and your outcomes that I find vital and important.
The Three "p's"
1. Be Prepared
Preparation is the first step to success. It begins before you even go out to shoot. Preparation involves first and foremost, your gear. Do you have what you need in hand and with you before you walk out the door or get out of your car?
Here is my checklist:
I always come fully equipped. This will usually involve a FX body and a DX body. In my case specifically I will have two FX bodies. A Nikon D5 for high frame rate and a D810 for high megapixels, those times when I get the time to shoot whatever it is I'm planning to shoot.
I generally shoot with my longest and fastest lens. At the same ti...