Using Selective Focus
For unique images that highlight your subject’s details, experiment with shallow depth of field
Attempting to convey our three-dimensional world in a two-dimensional medium creates both challenges and opportunities for photographers.
In Focus: June 2016
Delivering a slightly longer focal length than the RX10 III in a tiny body, the new Sony Cyber-shot HX80 features an image-stabilized 30x zoom with a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 24-720mm.
A New Perspective On The Parks
For unique photo opportunities, leave the signs behind
Some of them didn’t bother parking at all; they stopped in the middle of the road, leaned out their window and took photos from the car. All were photographing something in the same direction.
Exploring the alpine meadows and dramatic vistas of Montana’s Glacier National Park
Have you ever wanted to photograph Alaska, but didn’t have the time or money to make it happen?
The Art Of Making National Parks
Philip Hyde’s work continues to inspire the conservation of America’s treasures
My father, Philip Hyde, was the primary photographer for the coffee-table photography book, though 15 other photographers also contributed to it, including names such as Ansel Adams, Martin Litton and David Simons.
Celebrating Our National Wildlife Refuges
For amazing photo opportunities, flock to your nearest wildlife haven
Do you love wildlife photography, but come up short on ideas for destinations?
Happy Birthday, National Parks!
Preserving the legacy of our public lands for generations to come
Almost everyone reading this article has at some point visited and photographed one of our spectacular national parks.
Light On Wildlife
The Eyes Have It! • Animals And Flash Photography • How Far Can You Take It? • Sharing A Bunch Of Images
Eyeshine is a problem when light enters an animal’s dilated eye; the intensity and color depend on the size of the pupil and the anatomy of the eye.
Turkey Creek Falls
New River Gorge National River, West Virginia
The New River slashes through southern West Virginia, cutting the deepest and longest river gorge in Appalachia.
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