Habit Two Know Your Camera
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One of the most critical skills to learn in nature photography is the ability to handle the camera without thinking about it. Th e more time one spends wondering which control dial to adjust and in which direction, the greater the likelihood that your intended image has long since disappeared from the scene. Th is can be as true of an apparently static subject, such as a landscape, as it is of fast moving subjects like wildlife, particularly when you take into account how quickly light can change.