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Wildlife Photography Tips – How I Get Close to Hares

In this video I provide some tips on how to approach and photograph hares, although this advice is relevant for all wildlife photography. I discuss how to get near to hares in order to photograph them, and thus get close-up detailed images of these fantastic creatures. And yes, it does include a clip of me looking gorgeous in camouflage!

I have been photographing European brown hares in my local area of Oxfordshire and hope to put together several videos on different aspects of hare photography. Although, future hare videos will be stalled by our upcoming trip to New Zealand where my wildlife photography efforts will be directed towards the fantastic range of bird fauna there (there are hares in New Zealand but I have promised not to go in search of them there!).

Here is a list of our equipment:

Canon 5D MkIII DSLR: https://amzn.to/2M76myC
Canon 5D MkII DSLR: http://amzn.to/2jHfcTB

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0 L IS USM: https://amzn.to/2BG0983
Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM: https://amzn.to/2PAiwhC
Canon EF 70-300mm IS USM: https://amzn.to/2PAOsST
Samyang 14mm ED AS IF UMC: https://amzn.to/2PAC59f

Benro COM28C Carbon Fibre Tripod. This tripod is now discontinued but this is a link to an alternative: https://amzn.to/2wb6X8d
Manfrotto Compact Advanced Tripod: https://amzn.to/2PAROFg


We now use Kase Wolverine filters, please use our friend Tom’s website if you are interested in these as he is a Kase reseller!


We also use Cokin:
Cokin P-series ND Filter Kit: https://amzn.to/2PxLRZT
Cokin P164 Circular Polariser: https://amzn.to/2PAZ1VV
Cokin Nuances 10 stop ND filter: https://amzn.to/2PwQ9AC

Manfrotto Pro Light Bumblebee 220: https://amzn.to/2NhsgeS

Cleaning Equipment:
Kingjoy Rocket Blower: https://amzn.to/2BHjSnA
Cleaning cloths: https://amzn.to/2Nf2PL1
Camkix lens cleaning fluid: https://amzn.to/2Nc75e5

Vlogging Equipment:
GoPro Hero 3+: https://amzn.to/2PBbysA
Feiyutech G4S 3-axis gimbal: https://amzn.to/2PzVqra

Memory Cards:
We like to use Sandisk Extreme CF cards: https://amzn.to/2NeBGb9
We also use the Sandisk SDXC cards: https://amzn.to/2wiWzuu

The links above are amazon affiliate links and if you do use them to make a purchase we will receive a small commission so thank you very much for using them, we really appreciate your support!

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