How-To Outdoor Photography Techniques
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, December 9, 2013
Telephoto Vistas Most people think of shooting a scenic as a grand landscape Many photographers from urban areas escape the city to photograph the huge areas of the west
Monday, December 2, 2013
Macro Portraits A portrait by any other name or modifier is still a portrait If I simply add the modifier of MACRO, it doesn’t change rules of composition, light, creativity, depth of field, etc
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Close-Up Wide-Angle Armed with a Sigma 10-20mm lens on a Nikon D7100 DSLR, we explore the ins and outs of this dynamic compositional technique Wide-angle zooms have always been popular with nature photographers.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Look Beyond the Obvious What exactly does this mean? The other day I heard an old Fleetwood Mac song, “Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow” and decided to apply a photographic twist
Monday, November 11, 2013
Sun On The Horizon As a nature photographer, sunrise and sunset are my primary times to shoot If you’re a regular reader of my weekly Tips, you know I love the “sweet light” of these two times of day
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The Colors Of Snow Like a fresh white canvas, a new blanket of snow is a perfectly primed medium for painting with the subtle hues of winter We always think of snow as being plain white, but the reality is that it's a malleable element that can take on any of several colors depending on the conditions in which you're shooting.
Monday, November 4, 2013
Photographic Portals The dictionary defines portal as “a grand and imposing entrance.” Used metaphorically, it can mean "the portals of heaven" or "the portals of success."
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Defeat Chromatic Aberration How to banish color fringes from your photos forever We've all seen it—that glowing violet fringe that sometimes lurks like a dirty halo in out-of-focus areas and along high-contrast boundaries of dark objects photographed against a bright sky.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Get Above It All Aerial imaging using consumer-level “drones” is now within reach of any photographer. In this first in a series of articles, we embark on the steps to get started. During the entire history of photography, perspectives from above have been difficult, if not impossible, to capture without budgets large enough for the chartering of full-sized aircraft (helicopters and airplanes).
Monday, October 14, 2013
Simply Squat There are many factors that contribute to the success of an image If you’re a regular reader of the “Tip of the Week” on the Outdoor Photographer website, you know about my passion to capture subjects in great light.
Monday, October 7, 2013
Humor Everyone enjoys and deserves a great laugh Laughter is good for the soul
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Action Filmmaking 101 Most short action movies are actually pretty dull. Here are some tips for creating a film that will keep your audience engaged. Creating a compelling short film is easy, with a little planning and a willingness to stop what you're doing and position the camera and the action properly.
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