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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, February 25, 2014

Get Above It All, Part II

This is the second in a series of articles on aerial imaging using drones. In this issue, we look at gimbals, FPV and aerial imaging techniques.

In the article about aerial imaging using drones in the December 2013 issue of OP, we discussed how to take your first pictures in the air using GoPro cameras and entry-level quadcopters like the DJI Phantom.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Gadget Bag: Large Format Printers

Ansel Adams was a master landscape printer. Take the same type of control with your prints by finding the perfect 17-inch printer to meet your preferences.

Not only was Ansel Adams iconic due to his ability to compose grand landscapes with beautiful light, but he was also known for the excellence of his prints.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

In Focus: March 2014

The new Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD ultratelephoto zoom is compatible with both full-frame and APS-C formats.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Be A Digital Ansel Adams

Essential gear to help you adopt an Ansel Adams-type workflow with today’s latest photography tools and technology

The ultimate film purist (who left us in 1984) would never use "artificial" digital imaging.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Solutions: Smartphone Lenses

Give your smartphone a boost with a small add-on wide or telephoto lens

In an age of self-promotion, branding, Instagram, Twitter and more, the camera in your phone plays an increased role.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Solutions: Prime Options For Mirrorless

Zeiss Touit lenses for Sony and Fujifilm mirrorless APS-C cameras are fast, sharp and rugged tools

As mirrorless cameras expand their foothold, lens manufacturers have started developing models.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Gadget Bag: HDR Software

When used in moderation, HDR software helps you maximize the dynamic range in your photos. Here’s a look at the tools that are available for doing it.

Photo manipulation has always been employed to enhance details, even out exposure and increase contrast.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

In Focus: January/February 2014

The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GM1 is a mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera squeezed down to a pocket-sized profile.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Gadget Bag: Look! No Wires!

WiFi technology now lets you compose, shoot, review, send and share your photos free from physical tethers

Built-in wireless features have most often been found in the compact camera market, frequently viewed as a way to quickly share photos with social-media networks.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Solutions: Protect Your Gear From Snow

Get out and shoot in winter weather with confidence with these simple tips

When you're out shooting in wintery weather, the first rule to remember is that snow is dust—until it melts.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

In Focus: December 2013

Choice Gear Of The Year

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Gadget Bag: Self-Publish

Making your own high-quality photo book is easy

Digital image files have made it simple for any photographer to upload and print their own high-quality photo books.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

In Focus: November 2013

Photographers looking for a fast prime lens will take note of the Sigma 35mm ƒ/1.4 DG HSM Art lens.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Gadget Bag: The Fall Color Filter

For cutting glare and getting natural saturated reds, yellows and oranges, the polarizer is your autumn companion

The polarizer works its magic especially well on fall colors.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

In Focus: October 2013

As the newest addition to the Canon EOS line, the EOS 70D is an advanced step up from the entry-level DSLR still camera and an exciting venture into video shooting.

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