Photographing Birds in Flight & Motion

Conference Program


By Lisa Langell

WhenFriday 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Campus Center Auditorium
Sunday 8:30 am – 9:30 am, Marcus
SkillAll levels

Photographing birds in flight (BIF) and motion can be challenging for even the most experienced photographers. This session will break down what settings and techniques may work best for you with regard to photographing birds in flight. Via warm, friendly and supportive instruction, this class will help get you on your way to photographing birds in motion beautifully!

  • Designed for those with DSLR and mirrorless cameras, we will focus upon the following skills:
  • Focus settings: AF-C or AI Servo
  • Setting the proper focus points
  • Best aperture and shutter speed settings for photographing birds in motion
  • Finding the bird in the frame before you can photograph it
  • Composition, panning, and related techniques for artistic effect
  • How to envision the design, look and feel of your image prior to shooting