Birds in Flight Photography Learning Resources

Birds in Flight Photography Learning Resources
Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens : 120 Image Gallery
A listing of birds in flight resources to assist the new photographer with the following:
  • Canon EOS Autofocus Resources
  • How to photograph birds in flight
  • Birds in flight photography setup and tips
  • Exposure settings for birds in flight photography

On this page and the website are various links and articles on the different Canon EOS bodies and lenses I personally use with all my birds in flight photography.

Birds in Flight Photography Training>>

Supporting documents made available from:
  • Canon USA / Other Canon websites
  • Canon Camera News 2018
  • Vernon Chalmers Photography 
  • Various other websites 

Canon AF Series: How Does Traditional SLR AF Work?
Canon USA

CF / SD Memory Card Speed Tests
CF/ Memory Card Speed Tests


Show Focus Points for Adobe Lightroom Version 1.01
This free plug-in is an easy and quick installation via the Lightroom Plug-In Manager and then provides access to your camera's focus points via the Library Module.  
Read More / Download Focus Points for Adobe Lightroom Version

Canon AutoFocus System Resources

AF Settings Guidebooks (65-Point / 61-Point AF Systems)


Canon EOS AF Microadjustment Guidebook


Birds in Flight Photography Learning Resources
With Canon EOS 7D Matk II / EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Lens
How AF Systems Work
Official Canon article detailing the application / function of the modern AF System
Canon Europe

Quick Guide to Accurate EOS Autofocus 
Read

Quick Guide to AI Servo Mode AF Tracking Read

Understanding Camera Autofocus

A general guide for understanding camera AF
Cambridge In Colour

How to use Autofocus with moving subjects Read

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV vs EOS 5D Mark III: 21 Differences Read


AF Comparison Canon EOS 7D Mark II / EOS 5D Mark III / 1D X View

Canon EOS-1D X and EOS 5D III AF Point Management Read


Configuring your Canon EOS 5D Mark III AF for fast action Read

Custom AF Case - Birds in Flight Settings for Canon EOS 5D Mark III Read

Canon EOS 7D Mark II: Difference in Zone AF and AF Point Expansion
Official Canon article explaining the difference between Zone AF / AF Point Expansion
Canon USA 


Taking advantage of Auto ISO: Canon’s EOS-1D X, EOS 5D Mark III and EOS 6D Read

Birds in Flight Photography Learning Resources
Canon EOS 7D Mark II - Auto ISO 500
Using Auto-ISO with the Canon EOS 7D Mark II Read

Canon EOS 7D Mark II Birds in Flight AF How to...


Introduction to the Canon EOS 80D 45-Point AF system
Read


Canon EOS 90D Performance Features
Canon USA

Back-Button AF Explained
Back-Button AF Explained

Photography-On-The-Net Resources
Canon EOS Digital Cameras (All current / most older EOS bodies)
Discussions / technical questions with answers
Canon Bodies

Canon EF / EF-S Lenses (All current / most older EF lenses)

Discussions / technical questions with answers
Canon Lenses

Birds in Flight Photography Learning Resources
Tracking slower flying birds at higher shutter speeds
Lens Sample Photo Archive

Image samples / discussions from Canon and other lenses
Lens samples


Tracking Variables for Improved Birds in Flight Photography Read

Canon EOS Setup and Tips For Birds in Flight Photography Read

New Canon EOS 7D Mark III Rumors & Announcement Updates Read