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Antarctic penguin photography: techniques & tips for amazing shots

By: Capturing Travel

Destination: ANTARCTICA

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Understanding Antarctic penguins

If you are travelling to Antractic peninsula, you are likely to see 3 types of penguins: - Gentoo - Adelie - Chinstrap

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Penguins are social animals and gather in large colonies, providing opportunities for photographers to capture interesting interactions between individuals.

Photographing unique behaviours of Antarctic Penguins

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- What camera and lenses to take - Lens compression  - Tips for Bokeh                                    and more...

Gear & settings

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- Use penguins to show scale - Spot the penguins on gravity-defying icebergs - Photograph penguins on their nests

Consider composition

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Familiarise yourself with laws and guidelines

When photographing penguins in Antarctica, it is important to maintain a safe and respectful distance from the animals. Approaching too closely or interfering with their natural behaviour can cause stress and harm to the animals.

On Capturing Travel we share our best tips and tricks to take your travel photography to new heights! From the white glaciers of Antarctica to the sandy beaches in the Maldives, let’s ensure you capture the best moments of your adventures.

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