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Stay in focus with our digital photography equipment reviews. You'll discover a wide range of information on nature photography in these informative articles.


Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Solutions: Try The High Pass Filter

Give this tool a look for sharpening your images

The High Pass sharpening technique isn't what I would call a "true" sharpening process, but rather what I generally refer to as a local contrast-enhancement adjustment.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Gadget Bag: Cold Weather Photo-Savers

Take advantage of the best of winter’s photo opportunities with gear that will keep you warm, dry and comfortable

Some of the most spectacular outdoor photo opportunities occur in cold weather—snowy landscapes, clearing storms, winter wildlife and more.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

In Focus: January/February 2013

As a nature photographer, you know the value of the 70-200mm focal-length range.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Gadget Bag: High-Speed CompactFlash Cards

To take advantage of the latest high-res video HDSLRs, you’ll feel the need for speed and capacity, and contrary to what you may have heard, the death of CF has been greatly overstated

So the need for fast, high-capacity memory cards has never been greater.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

In Focus: December 2012

Our year-end wrap-up to some of the highlight products of 2012 will help you take optimum advantage of the capabilities of ever-evolving photo and video technologies.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Solutions: Fluid Heads For Still & Motion

For nature photographers, the three-way head is giving way to fluid heads that are purpose-built to be still- and motion-friendly­­

The two most popular types of heads for nature photographers are the ballhead and three-way head.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Solutions: Shutter Speeds & Shutter Angles

What are the best shutter speeds to use for time-lapse and for motion capture?

Time-lapse has exploded in popularity.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Gadget Bag: Best Printers for Fall

Make sure the season of spectacular colors translates to your prints

As autumn arrives, it's time to get out and make striking color photos.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

In Focus: November 2012

On your next adventure, take the Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS with you no matter how rough the environment.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Solutions: To A “T”

You can attach a lot of wild and exotic lenses to your camera with a T-mount system

The T-mount system first appeared as an early solution for the age-old problem facing photographers who wanted to use the same lens on two or more camera bodies with unlike mounts.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Solutions: Metal

Try this special process for unique effects in your lab prints

Photographers who sell prints and are looking for an edge may do well to consider metallic prints.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Gadget Bag: Apps For Nature Photography

A bevy of apps you should always have with you

Once you get past the ability to make a phone call or check email, the usefulness of smartphones and tablets is all in the apps.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Solutions: Nik HDR Efex Pro 2

Finer control and more functionality in the new version of this popular software

The best HDR is less noticeable than the hard line of a graduated neutral-density filter cutting through the frame (which used to be the only way to control high-contrast scenes).

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Solutions: The Camera That’s With You

Consider a pocket point-and-shoot

I'm the first to admit that I'm a camera snob.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

In Focus: October 2012

Canon enters the mirrorless, interchangeable-lens camera category with the EOS M.

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