Perhaps one of the most challenging and interesting ways to approach photographing wildlife is to find some aspect of the animal that lends itself to being ‘abstracted’ into a design all its own. For example, what can be made of an elephant’s wrinkles or a zebra’s stripes? Some of my favorite wildlife images are by photographers who have a real knack for this approach.
The important thing, for me at least, is that every opportunity I have to photograph wildlife, I take with me these three basic ways of thinking about wildlife photography. Next: Wildlife, Part 3