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Bird Photography with Nikon D3500, D3400 and D3300

All images seen on this page have been photographed with either a Nikon D3300 or Nikon D3400.

The majority of bird and wildlife photographers would probably laugh at the thought of using a cheap, entry level DSLR camera.

Speaking on the Nikon side of things, their entry level cameras are often not thought of as appealing for people who have been doing photography for some time, let alone for one of the most challenging types of photography: birds.

That was until the D3300 came along containing one of Nikon’s best cropped image sensors – the 24MP DX. Read More »Bird Photography with Nikon D3500, D3400 and D3300

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS for birds

Bird Photography with the Canon PowerShot SX70, SX60 and SX50

What is the SX series of cameras?

The SX series of Canon Powershot cameras are a small but powerful superzoom camera that is marketed at people wanting an all in one solution to most types of photography: from landscapes to portraits to wildlife.

It’s important not to mix up the SX double digit models with the triple digit models like the SX730 which are much smaller compact cameras. Read More »Bird Photography with the Canon PowerShot SX70, SX60 and SX50

Fuji X-T3 for Bird Photography

We’ve written about using the X-T1 and X-T2 mirrorless cameras for bird photography – now it’s time to talk about the new Fuji X-T3.

This body now has a 26mp sensor and is quoted from Fuji has having an improved autofocus system (one of the first things we want to look at as bird photographers) compared with the X-T2. Interestingly, to achieve the fastest continuous shooting rate if 11 frames per second, we no longer need to add the optional battery grip. Putting the X-T3 into a 1.25x crop mode (keep in mind this is already a crop sensor), lets you shoot frames at 30FPS. Read More »Fuji X-T3 for Bird Photography