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Master the skills you need with photography techniques from the experts. Whether you're a novice seeking advice on landscape, wildlife or nature photography or a pro looking for more advanced techniques, you'll find all the information you need, here.

Monday, June 1, 2015

A Slanted View

In most every form of art, if you successfully incorporate lines into a composition, the result is a better final piece

When used properly, they enhance the work

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

HDR The Easy Way

Learn to make use of this increasingly mainstream technology without losing the soul of your images

We've all heard the sales pitch: High-dynamic-range imaging has solved photography's last great problem, creating beautiful, realistic photographs of high-contrast scenes.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Develop A Strategy

Most photographers tend to gravitate toward specific subject matter

For instance, my passions are Nature and People, in addition to Travel when I can do it

Monday, May 18, 2015

Because I Was There

In order to get a great shot, you have to spend time in the field.

You clicked on this Tip of the Week

Monday, May 4, 2015

Wildlife With A Semi Wide And Wide Angle

Photographing wildlife comfortable with human presence

So much for the long lens—break out the wides!

Monday, April 27, 2015

Let It Evolve

Photographically speaking, what does it mean to Let it Evolve

When things evolve, they get better with time

Monday, April 20, 2015

Use The Graduated Neutral Density Filter In Photoshop Or Lightroom

Many controls in Adobe Camera RAW and Lightroom affect a photo globally

If you use the Graduated Neutral Density filter found in either of the above programs, local changes can be applied

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Psych 101

To help you make landscape photos that resonate, we deconstruct the psychological baggage humans bring to a scene

One of the insights of modern psychology is how much our preferences and decisions are driven by unconscious processes.

Monday, April 13, 2015

National Parks

Terminus—The National Parks—all aboard!

As a lover of nature and nature photography, many of the national parks are favorite destinations

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Above The Landscape

As drones become more popular and easier to use, we talk to leading aerial photographers about how they’re making the most out of this new way of looking at a scene

Drones, unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, multirotor radio-controlled aircraft, quadcopters—whatever you call them, photographers who have taken their cameras to the sky are changing the way we see the world.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Landscapes With Feeling

How to create and use texture in your scenic photography—it’s all about the filters

From smooth and serene to rough and woolly, texture in a photograph can convey feeling and emotion that reflect the photographer's response to the subject and surroundings.

Monday, April 6, 2015

After The Sun Goes Down

The world of digital photography continues to amaze me

So many new doors have opened and many more await the photographer with a creative key

Monday, March 30, 2015

Animal Action

DSLRs with video are here to stay

Moving subjects are harder to capture than stationary ones, but adhering to a few tips will give you a higher return on your time in the field

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Lighting Wildlife

A compact light or portable off-camera flash can add an extra dimension to your photos of animals and birds

As a nature photographer, too often you're at the mercy of existing natural light.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Get Perfect Exposure Every Time

How to work with your camera systems to get the ideal exposure for every shot

Having taught workshops for many years, I've come to find that the biggest problem students have, both novice and experienced alike, is how to meter and set exposure for ambient light.

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