Wildlife photography usually requires a lot more patience than other forms because in addition to needing sound technical skills, such as being able to expose correctly, these photographers generally need good field craft skills. Photographing some species may require stalking skills or the use of a hide/blind for concealment. Continue reading to see twenty-four more incredible animal photos that were perfectly timed.
While wildlife photographs can be taken using basic equipment, successful photography of some types of wildlife requires specialist equipment, such as macro lenses for insects, long focal length lenses for birds and underwater cameras for marine life. However, a great wildlife photograph can also be the result of being in the right place at the right time. In the early days of photography, it was almost impossible to get a photograph of wildlife, due to the slow lenses and the low sensitivity of early photographic media.