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Photography for Identification

Author: Ken Gartside
Photos: Ken Gartside

A brief guide to some basic photography techniques to assist accurate ID for recording purposes. Many naturalists use written notes, which can be necessary and essential. Bear in mind it's often difficult to take shots with enough detail, but do what you can!

Equipment

Example images of Eristalis Pertinax fly by Ken Gartside

How to do it

Example images of Weeping Willow fungus by Ken Gartside

What aspect or angle

Notes to make

Example images of Noon Fly by Ken Gartside

What next?

Published: 01/02/2015

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