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Monday, December 22, 2014

A Frame Up

A frame draws a viewer’s attention to the main subject

Framing does exactly what the word implies

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Shooting In Snow & Ice

Instead of letting your cameras hibernate, get out and take advantage of the best of winter

The key to exposing snow (and bright ice) is to expose your scene so the snow is bright, not gray.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Capture The Light

Regular readers of the Outdoor Photographer Tip of the Week have seen my photographic mantra a number of times

If you’ve attended any of my workshops you repeatedly heard the words

Monday, December 8, 2014

Edit As If There’s No Tomorrow

Digital photography has created a new phenomenon that I call “lead finger syndrome.”

Once reserved for fast drivers and known as “driving with a lead foot” has now migrated into the world of digital photography

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Sync Photos Across Devices With Mylio

A new app makes organizing, sharing and protecting photos an automatic snap. It just may change your life.

Mylio is "the first modern, intelligent photo manager."

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Solutions: Just Win, Baby!

How to put your best shots forward for a contest

The popularity of photo contests exploded with the rise of the Internet.

Monday, December 1, 2014

How Low Can You Go?

So many cameras, so many photographers, so many pictures, yet so many images all look the same

With all the competition out there, what can be done to put a new spin on your images to make them stand out

Monday, November 24, 2014

Top Ten Ways To Become A Better Photographer

Helpful tips to enhance your skills

Top ten lists have been created for a myriad of topics. In wanting to show some love for photography, I created my own Top Ten List.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Winter Scenics

Winter is a fantastic time to shoot scenics

Yeah, you’re going to be cold, but that’s why they sell fleece

Monday, November 10, 2014

Camera RAW: HSL Tab To The Rescue

Whether you use Camera RAW in Photoshop or the latest version of Lightroom, the RAW file processor is identical on the inside

I strongly encourage you to use the HSL tab to bring your images to the next level

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Landscape Astro Photography

Tips, techniques and gear for exploring the exciting world of creating starry sky scenic photos

The Milky Way is so bright that it reflects in the ocean, and the way it shoots up into the sky lines up with the small cove in front of you.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Wide Angle Wow

One way to take your image making to the next level is to attach a wide-angle lens to your camera

The world of wide angle to which I refer is 24mm and shorter based on a full-frame sensor

Monday, October 27, 2014

Macro Flash

I’ve seen many gorgeous images of macro subjects taken with available light

But as with many other subjects, a lot of factors must fall into place to create a successful natural-light photo

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Harness High Contrast

Michael Frye takes us through the steps of getting the most out of a high-contrast landscape

High-contrast scenes always have been difficult to process, but Adobe made this task considerably easier with the Process Version tools in Lightroom 4 and 5.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Wide Or Tight - Make the Choice

Every wildlife shooter faces this dilemma

Take advantage of each and every opportunity rather than concentrate on one or the other

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