Understanding exposure & Metering is quite simply vital. Watch the meter needle as you scan across a landscape, the meter needle is up and down all over the place and yet there is only one light source, the sun, so what is the correct exposure? I leave no stone unturned so you can always be confident with your metering.
Want to create images that are different? Put your camera on the water right among the feeding waterfowl!
It is amazing how little is known about lenses, particularly how to get the sharpest images.
The secret ingredient? All successful photographers use this system whether they are shooting wildlife or weddings.