tim hearn wildlife, wildlife photography, tim hearn photography

A successful wildlife photographer and a famous novelist were talking at a party. The novelist said how much he admired the photographers’ work and commented on how sharp and clear the pictures were- and how close the animal appeared in the shots. "You must have an amazing lens" the novelist said. The photographer smiled politely and responded "How kind of you to say so. I’ve really enjoyed your novels too. You must have an incredible word processor”…

originally by Arnold Genthe


Researching your subject and practicing good fieldcraft will get you better shots than gadgets and long lenses. However, for those who are interested, most of my images were taken with the following:

Camera bodies

Nikon D4
Nikon D3
Sony Alpha 6000


Sigma 12-24 f/4.5-5.6
Nikon 24-70 f/2.8
Nikon 70-200 f/2.8
Nikon 200-400mm f/4
Nikon Micro 200mm f/4
Nikon Micro 105mm f/2.8
Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Sony 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3


Benbo Trekker
Benro Gimbal head
Manfrotto ball head


Nikon SB800 flash
Multiple Nikon SB26 flashes
Nikon R1C1 macro flash
Nissin Ring flash
Nikon Cable release
Lee filters

tim hearn wildlife, wildlife photography, tim hearn photography