Nova Scotia hiking trails are a great opportunity to get outside and replenish your photo gallery with nature pictures. If you are looking for things to do in Nova Scotia, plan a trip and include a walk through beautiful Nova Scotia forest. Hiking trails may take you to see the ocean, river or waterfall, there are many outdoor adventures in Nova Scotia. Most of the time these hiking trails will pass through Nova Scotia forest. This forest maybe quite different, as Nova Scotia stretches for over 300 miles from Cape Breton to Yarmouth. Climate and geology varies a lot and so does the forest.
Nova Scotia weather is humid, with lots of fog and rain. So prepare well for these outdoor adventures. First plan a trip, find hiking trail map or description. Always have weatherproof coat and a decent bag for the camera. It is a good practice to let friends know about your hiking just to be safe. Also charge batteries of all the gear – cell phone, gps, camera. Have another look at the manual for the camera and learn where all the buttons are. For great nature pictures you have to know how change settings quickly. Stuff will get onto the lens in the forest for sure, so have a lens wipe to clean it.
Nova Scotia hiking trails are very safe, but still be aware of wildlife and do not feed it. Leave the hiking trail in good condition for others to enjoy and take nature pictures.
Photography tips for nature pictures:
1. Pay attention to details, forest has many features for nature pictures.
2. Bring a macro lens, set correct aperture/shutter speed for desired depth of field, use tripod.
3. Have camera ready, wildlife can appear very quickly.
4. Experiment with camera position, angle of the nature pictures, for example try “caterpillar” view.
03.08.2017 by FPImages