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Beginner's Outdoor Photography Guide

February 24, 2010
by Pitchup | guides

Beginner's guide to outdoor photography

Fancy yourself as a bit of a photographer? Then you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a fantastic Beginner’s Guide to Outdoor Photography, enlisting the help of some outdoor photography experts, to ensure your snaps while camping and caravanning are top notch.

The guide includes a range of hints and tips on how to achieve great shots in a range of areas encompassing wildlife, landscape and outdoor sports. With opinion from Josh McCulloch and Tony West and easy-to-follow instructions, you’ll be soon turning every snap into a piece of work which really captures the great outdoors experience.
This guide includes awesome tips such as:

  • How to deal with the 'circle of fear' that surrounds animals, and come out with a great shot
  • Using the sky to bring your landscape photos to life
  • Essential items every outdoor photographer needs


For all you budding photographers looking to capture that perfect outdoor shot, browse around some of our favourite picturesque spots:

  • Outdoor sports photographyCarradale Bay Caravan Park in Argyll is situated on one of the best beaches on the Kintyre Peninsula. The site is close to Carradale Point, a nature conservation area, which offers a herd of feral goats, bird life in abundance, deer, otters and seals, as well as eagles and buzzards tumbling overhead
  • Wild Duck Holiday Park in Norfolk is set within acres of beautiful woodland - perfect for catching stunning sunrises through the trees - and is home to ducks, rabbits, deer and foxes
  • South Penquite Farm is a 200-acre working hill farm situated high on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall. Offering camping and Mongolian yurts, this organic farm features a flock of 200 ewes, horses, geese and working collies – a great juxtaposition against the unusual accommodation


Click here to download the Beginner’s Guide to Outdoor Photography.