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When I started the Nature Photography Show just over a year ago the thought of sponsors coming aboard to help out didn't even enter my thought.  Yet here we are picking up our second one.  Lensrentals has provided the Nature Photography Show with an affiliate link so when it's time to rent your next camera or lens just do so through the link provided on our sponsors page.  

Filters from Breakthrough Photography

Over the past few months I have done several videos talking about the Breakthrough Photography Filters.  Yes they sponsor the show but I can tell you right now if they dropped us I would continue to use their products.  They simply are the best filters I have used.  Below you will find a collection of the videos I have completed.  

Just Keep Shooting

Not terribly long ago I went through a down sing in photography.  I just couldn't get motivated to go out and do anything.  In fact, I used about every excuse I could come up with just to stay home.

One day I decided to e-mail Rick Sammon about this issue figuring over his career he likely encountered the same issue.  His advice to me was, "Just keep shooting."

Magnetic Polarizer from Breakthrough Photography

Recently I had the opportunity to use a new product from Breakthrough Photography.  They have a new ring which can use not only their square and rectangular holders but also a magnetic circular polarizer.  Check out the video!

Why use a Circular Polarizer

If there is one filter that is a must have for all of my lenses it is a Circular Polarizer.  The effects of most other filters can be quickly recreated in post.  There is still a need for an neutral density filter and to some extent a graduated ND filter. The latter can be reproduced in post but requires the blending of exposures through HDR or more manual methods. 

Photographing Wildlife in Low Light

Critters are most active in the early morning or late evening.  It's as if they have no respect for photographers who want to photograph them.  Seriously, the nerve of these animals....  Anyway, in order to photograph them when they are active you have to shoot in some pretty low light situations.  Here you will find some suggestions on how to make the best of what nature provides you.