Capturing wildlife is one of the more challenging forms of photography, but the outcome can be extremely rewarding. The name of the game – whether you’re trying to capture a herd of elephants on the Serengeti Plains or squirrels in your backyard – is skill, knowledge and a whole lot of patience!

This Thursday, September 21st at 2pm EST, join us, @georgeBTurner, @margheNick and the Passion Passport community to chat about ‘Wildlife Photography’! We want to focus on the process of capturing wildlife – what common challenges we run into, tips and tricks to getting the winning shot and any other helpful advice. Make sure to tag us in your tweets with #PassionPassport.

If you are unavailable during the chat time but would still like to participate, feel free to schedule your tweets according to the times listed below:

Q1 – 2:00pm EST

Welcome to the chat! Share your favorite wildlife image. It can be yours or someone else’s!

Q2 – 2:05pm EST

Do you have a golden rule for photographing wildlife that you’ve learned or been told?

Q3 – 2:15pm EST

What’s been your most exciting sighting, and where? Share a photo if you can!

Q4 – 2:25pm EST

How do you process your images while on the road? Storage, editing, publishing, etc.

Q5 – 2:30pm EST

Tell us about a time you went to great (and possibly dangerous) lengths to take a wildlife photograph?

Q6 – 2:35pm EST

What’s in your travel camera bag?

Q7 – 2:40pm EST

Weather can have unexpected effects on shooting wildlife. Do you have a story of when bad weather made for a great shot? Share a pic if you can!

Q8 – 2:50 pm EST
If you could travel anywhere to photograph the wildlife where would it be and why?

Body image by @kari_grace / Header image by @georgetheexplorer.