Photographing the beauty of birds

Bird Photography
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  • Lectures 29
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

This is a course about bird photography. The course covers the details of equipment required for bird photography. Aspects of exposure, camera settings and composition is explained in detail. The course gives a deep insight to the techniques required to capture good bird photos. The course also includes in depth tutorials to enhance images using Adobe Light room and Photoshop. 

The course will take about 5 hours to complete at a leisurely pace.

On completion of this course you will have learnt skills to take better bird photos. The skills learnt will also be useful for any kind of photography.

What are the requirements?

  • For the second part of the course students will require Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop installed on their computer.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • photograph birds in their natural surroundings and will be able to post process images.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course can be taken by anybody who would like to improve their photography skills.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Equipment

In this section you will learn about suitable cameras for bird photography.

Section 3: Basics

Exposure is the key to good photos, you will learn about this in this module.


Aperture controls exposure and depth of field. We will learn about these in this module.


This lesson explains the effects of shutter speed.


In this lesson you will learn what ISO is.


In this lesson you will learn how to use histogram to improve exposure.


In this lesson you will learn how to compensate for exposure.


This lesson explains how to achieve best settings for a good exposure.


In this lesson you will learn how to achieve good composition.

Section 4: Techniques

In this lesson students will learn how to achieve better bokeh.


In this lesson you will learn how to approach birds.


In this lesson you will be informed about few techniques for achieving good images of birds.

Section 5: Photographing birds in flight

This is the first part of this lesson.


This is the second part of this lesson.


This is the third part of this lesson.

Section 6: Case study
Inspiration and examples
Section 7: Post Processing

Overview of post processing.


In this lesson students will get familiarized with interface of Lightroom. 


In this lesson you will get a comprehensive look into my workflow and learn how I post process my images.

Working with RAW files

In this lesson you will learn to crop and recompose your image.


In this lesson students will learn to remove unwanted stuff from images using Photoshop.


In this lesson you will learn to use the content aware move tool.


Learn how to repair your bird photos.


Learn to improve noisy images.


In this lesson students will learn to create catch lights in the eyes.


In this lesson we will learn about replacing the sky/

Section 8: Summary

This lesson is a summary of what we have learnt in the entire course.

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Instructor Biography

Prashant Gupta, Instructor at Udemy

This course is authored by Prashant Gupta. Prashant believes that Multimedia and Web is the future of education and learning. Prashant has gained expertise in Adobe and Articulate suite of software’s through self-learning. He is also proficient in using WordPress and Microsoft office. He has almost twenty years of experience in creating eLearning. Currently he uses Articulate Storyline, Adobe eLearning suite 6, Camtasia 8 and PowerPoint 2013 to create eLearning projects.

Prashant is an avid photographer and loves photographing birds.

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