5 tips to maximize your time behind the camera ...

SHEEN WATKINS, LIGHT STALKING:

"Time and timing is so important in outdoor photography. For sunrises, you need to get up early to arrive with setup time to photograph the blue hues before the sun crests the horizon. If it’s golden hour images you’re after, there’s a short window before the day’s light becomes a bit harsh and the lighting starts to flatten the color. If it’s bees and butterflies, early in the morning with good lighting as they move slowly until they warm up with the day. We’re definitely not limited by the number subjects we want to shoot. We are limited by the number of hours in the day and it’s available light.

"These 5 planning tips and 5 easy to carry tools don’t extend the day’s light, but they may help extend and keep your time behind the camera from spinning away."

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