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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.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Look! Something Shiny!

Starring The Sparkles • It’s All In The Cards • Cover-Ups

Specular highlights, those seemingly random pinpoints of light reflected from shiny surfaces, can be huge distractions in photography.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The Precious Few

After many safaris, cheetahs are still among the most alluring subjects in Africa to me.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Light Painting

Using small LED lights, you can create some impressive backcountry night photographs

If I can name one thing in photography that really brings the kid out in me, it has to be light painting.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The Impact Of A Print

Through her gallery, Elizabeth Carmel uses photography to connect people with the natural world

So how's the gallery doing?

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Rainforest Rhapsody

How to protect your equipment for a trek to a tropical jungle environment

For many nature and travel shooters, the boom in ecotourism has provided many new, exciting photo opportunities

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Lepp On Fall Color

As the days shorten and the leaves turn, Tech Tips offers up some advice for getting your best shots of the season

Relax. It doesn't happen on just one day.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Color Pools

In the last 30 years, Antarctica has opened up, enabling travelers to witness some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet.

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