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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Stop, Thief!

Strategies and methods for protecting your work and maintaining proper attribution

Have you noticed lately all those fine photographs floating around out there, seemingly unattached to any photographer?

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The Quest To Be Better

Build depth around a theme to create a broad body of work

As a teacher, I'm often asked by students how they can improve.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Hippo Pool

Just as fertile as the plains of the Serengeti in Tanzania or the inland delta of the Okavango in Botswana, the floodplains of Zambia's Luangwa River sustain wildlife in spectacular numbers.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

What’s In My Bag

In response to the many questions from readers, Tech Tips details the contents of George Lepp’s camera bag

This is one of the most frequent questions I receive, for this column, at my seminars and workshops, and during chance encounters in the field.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Photo Hoarding

How to edit to keep your archive manageable and prioritized

Editing your photography and deciding what you should keep or what gets sent to the trash is something we photographers do all the time.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

5 Steps To More Professional Photographs

Try these tips to get photos that will stand out from the crowd

What separates the photos that clients will purchase as prints or for licensing from the zillions of photos taken daily by everyone with a smartphone?

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Talking Technique With Future Pros

Unlimited Depth Of Field • Panorama Techniques • Extending Long Lenses • Back To The Future

In my role as a Canon Explorer of Light, I recently presented a short, but intense seminar to the ASMP Student Chapter at the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California.Looking at some of Linde Waidhofer's photography, it occurred to us that she has a way of framing subjects within the rectangular frame.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013


The beauty and complexity of the natural world is revealed through a lifetime of gazing through the camera lens

I reached out my hands til each touched one edge of the interior semicircle of the tree.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Field Of Possibilities

Using technology like focus stacking, William Neill creates an otherworldly photo of a roadside subject

One of the main dilemmas for nature photographers is how to frame an image.

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