The Canon Bird Branch Project highlights the cycle of life through various activities conducted at Canon sites around the world.
Keeping an appropriate distance from birds
Flowers and birds
Let’s learn about differences in light according to the weather and time of day.
Let’s take photos that utilize light effectively (front light / back light / side light)
Close-up portrait shots
Adjusting the shutter speed can change the feeling of a photo
Scenery and birds
Let’s use blur skillfully!
Let’s manipulate the focus using random AF points
Let’s capture sharp photos of birds in flight
Where do I focus? Part 2 (Focusing with groups of AF points)
Where do I focus? Part 1 (Focusing with single AF point(s))
Using the Always Handy “Back-Button AF” for Bird Photography
Selecting the Autofocus Mode for Better Focusing
Learning how to set the exposure to get dramatically better shots
Mastering brightness with the ISO speed setting
Let’s shoot photos in Av (aperture priority AE) mode
Let’s shoot photos in Tv (shutter priority AE) mode
Changing the camera angle for different perspectives
Altering the composition for better photos
Hold the camera still to minimize camera shake
The Program Mode is ideal for first-time photographers
Types of lenses and selecting the right lens
Camera and equipment for photographing wild birds
Learning the etiquette of wild bird photography
You may enjoy making your own birds out of paper through Canon’s Creative Park website, which offers free downloads to create a wide variety of paper craft items.