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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Pro Tips For Summer Hot Spots

Check out these top shooting locations from some of the best Outdoor Photographer contributors

There's nothing like getting out in the summer when the weather is warm, the days are long and the landscapes are inviting.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Wildlife Videography

HDSLRs give you the ability to create professional-level wildlife films, shorts and even simple multimedia clips. If you haven’t tried, here’s a primer on how to get it done.

The light level was in the basement, and the wolves were very active.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Slot Canyon Photography

How to prepare for shooting excursions to these iconic features of the Southwest’s Colorado Plateau

Antelope, Little Wild Horse, Peekaboo, Secret.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Bird Portraits

As with good photography of any subject, it begins with researching what you want to photograph

Knowing the behavior of the particular species is important.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Sponsored Tip: Developing A Personal Style: The Imagination of the Viewer

When presented with a stunning scene, it is tempting to show too much.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Leave A Touch Of Color

It’s great to see the resurgence of B&W photography

But color still reigns supreme in many photographer’s hearts.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Sierra Light With A Compact

James Kay had to ditch his DSLR in favor of a basic point-and-shoot for a recent ultralight hiking trip. The small camera gave him a sense of creative freedom, and knowing how to work within the camera’s limitations, he brought back a stunning portfolio.

Perhaps you were channel-surfing with me a couple years ago when I stumbled across a fascinating special about a team of underwater photographers working to document the prolific underwater habitat surrounding Cocos Island off the coast of Central America.

Monday, April 22, 2013

H.O.T. Shots

The expression, “That’s hot,” has been around a long time

Meant as a compliment, it can be applied to a broad list of subjects.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Quick Tips For Flash

The single most important accessory that allows me to expand my time in the field is my flash

Flash is discussed in this week's tip.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Stalking Landscapes

Legendary scenic master Tom Till describes how to use Native American wisdom to find and create dynamic and original images

Before me in the setting sun, three half-circle rainbows rose from the mists of Kaietuer Falls in Guyana.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Revisit Without Reprise

Take these tips back to the places you think you’ve worn out and you’ll find that there are infinite possibilities for discovery and images

Beginning in the early 1990s, I set out to explore and photograph every nook and cranny of the canyon country across southern Utah, from the volcanic highlands of the Aquarius Plateau to the remote backcountry of the Dirty Devil Canyons.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Extreme Wide Angle

Ultra wide-angle lenses have unique characteristics

Extreme Wide Angles are discussed.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Sponsored Tip: Developing A Personal Style: Delay

I'm going to talk about one of the most important elements to creating enduring images...

delayed perception.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Break The Rut

When you hit rock bottom, there’s only one direction in which to go and that’s up.

So, when you reach that down point in your photography, it’s time to celebrate, as things can only get better!

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Add Scale To Your Grand Scapes

Incorporating a person into a big vista gives a sense of scale and human interaction to the scene. It’s not right for every photo, but think about it the next time you’re in front of a grand scene.

Like many of us, my love of photography began with the wild landscape.

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