Wildlife photography is tough, requiring commitment, patience, research, skill and a good dose of luck. Despite the trials and tribulations, though, it’s undoubtedly one of the most rewarding genres photography has to offer. 

There’s no better feeling than when you finally manage to capture an incredible majestic animal, looking in the right direction when the light is just perfect and you’ve got your camera settings honed in. We caught up with professional wildlife photographer Sean Weekly to get his advice when starting out.