Robert Testagrossa is a photographer from Los Angeles, CA, who specializes in nature photography. His years of experience as a nature photographer and an avid hiker have led him to learn about and hone his craft even further. In the past few years, Robert has explored other genres and broadened his knowledge. He loves helping new photographers get better at their craft by introducing them to the many basics of both nature photography and photography in general.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Robert Testagrossa has come up with new and innovative ways to capture the beauty of nature while the world was on lockdown. He says that with the pandemic changing photography, photographers everywhere must adapt and learn new ways to practice and shoot. For instance, experimenting with photography at home or in the neighborhood or capturing objects in natural light during the different times of the day are great ways to start, as Robert explains.
Below are some of the topics that Robert has included on this site.
Insights on nature photography
Of course, it wouldn’t be a Robert Testagrossa blog site without blogs on nature photography. For these blogs, he will share various topics from the best benefits he has reaped from his life’s passion from becoming more fit and healthy with all the hiking amid the cleanest air on Earth to having a renewed sense of appreciation for the natural world, which is passed on through the images that photographers capture. Robert wrote all these blogs as a love letter to his lifelong passion and an invitation for everyone to give nature photography a try.
How to practice at home
Being stuck at home affords photographers plenty of time to practice. Robert Testagrossa will share with readers the different ways to practice which he has learned in the past year – from taking several shots of a single object from different angles to using a different light source, not just natural light. Robert will also discuss how to take photos of animals such as dogs, cats, and birds to prepare wildlife photography. Finally, he will offer important tips and advice on camera settings and other supplemental equipment so young photographers may familiarize themselves with their tools.
And these are just two of the topics that Robert Testagrossa will touch on. Young photographers will also surely appreciate blogs on the technical aspects of photography, such as camera settings and tools, lenses, lighting, and accessories. Speaking of lighting, Robert will share important points in using light when taking pictures. Finally, there will also be blogs on travel photography and how to stay safe while in nature.