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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, October 17, 2011

Use Flash In Manual Mode To Control The Background

Most people associate flash with taking pictures at night or indoors, but that's the tip of the iceburg.

Flash has to be the most under rated piece of photo equipment on the market. Flash has evolved into a complete system.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Start Selling Your Prints

A good way to start producing income is by selling prints of your best work.

Part of the natural progression of becoming a better photographer comes the thought of how to make money with it.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Workshop Diary

A global photographer gives us a feel for the agenda and flow of a high-end workshop when he treks to China with Art Wolfe

The opportunity to study with a master photographer in the field, to see what he or she is seeing, and to travel with someone with a knowledge of the best locations and the ideal times to photograph them, are all great reasons for taking an "on-the-road" photography workshop.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Solutions: Rolling Shutter

Discover this little-known artifact that’s generated from some digital cameras when the conditions are exactly right

We recently received an email from a contributor who had taken a photograph out of the window of a small airplane.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Fall Color Tips

Here are some ways to optimize your fall color shooting excusions

Like moths to a flame, photographers flock to autumn foliage. Many want to know what the one special trick is to capture spectacular saturated fall colors.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Decisive Moment

Learn how to anticipate and capture the "decisive moment"

Any time you photograph people or animals in action or motion, the moment at which the image is made is crucial.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Land And Sky

Tips for getting dramatic photos in the wide-open expanse of the American prairie

When the beauty of nature and chaos collided, it created the prairie.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

RAW vs. JPEG

Should you be using one, the other or both?

Is there still a reason to discuss RAW versus JPEG?

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The Dark Secret Of Digital Photography

How the dark side of your photos can be limiting your prints

Digital photography vastly expands our opportunities for better pictures. We can now shoot in lower light with higher quality results, instantly see our images as we capture them and easily process those images for the best results.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Create Depth in Your Images

Tips for how to achieve the illusion of depth

A photograph captures a three-dimensional scene but is displayed as a two-dimensional object.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Fill Flash on Animals

Flash is a great lighting tool when shooting animals

Working in direct sunlight creates contrast problems of deep shadows and bright highlights.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Making Time-Lapse

Somewhere between still photography and full-motion video, time-lapse is moviemaking that any still shooter can do

A movie is just a series of stills. It’s really that simple. While time-lapse is simple in concept, the range of gear and workflow options is vast

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Choose The Best Workshop

From afternoon seminars to weekends in the field to full-blown exotic tours, you’ll get the most out of a workshop when you select one that’s suited to your goals and schedule

A workshop can be a great way to improve your skills and knowledge about photography.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Go Out On A Limb

Tree Photography Tips

Many nature photographers love to photograph trees. Whether grouped in a forest, standing solitary in an open field, or ablaze in autumn tones, they often make an attractive subject.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Head Swap

Wildlife photography is a challenge

One of the aspects that makes wildlife photography such a challenge is getting a good head angle of an animal.

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