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Monday, July 27, 2015

Landscape Series Part 1: Color / Exposure / Depth

Landscape photography is extremely popular

Scenic photographers head out to capture the perfect moment when all comes together - the clearing or impending storm, the rainbow, the perfect wildflower season, the quintessential autumn, the classic country road S curve in perfect light, in addition to many other classic situations.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

My Move To Mirrorless

See what drove professional photographer Dan Bailey to set aside his DSLR in favor of a mirrorless system

If you're an active outdoor photographer, then you know that when you're trekking, skiing or scrambling in the mountains, cycling or traveling out of your pack, extra pounds slow you down.

Monday, July 6, 2015

In The Mood: The Psychology of Color

I recently came across an intriguing word I never encountered - chromotherapy

It dates back to ancient European and Asian culture and uses color to heal

Monday, June 29, 2015

Some Macro Quick Tips

It’s flower season

Buds open, insects help in the pollination process, and in the same way bees are attracted to pollen, macro equipped photographers flock to flowers and insects

Monday, June 22, 2015

Know Your Viewfinder

In relation to this week’s Tip of the Week, I stand accused and admit my guilt

Because I repeated the “crime” a number of times, unfortunately, I qualify as an authority

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Watch The Weather

James Kay shows us how to see the weather before it’s fully formed so you can predict where to be to get great photos

I've always been fascinated by the weather. Growing up in New Jersey, my parents introduced me to skiing when I was five years old.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Getting Great Exposure

RAW capture provides the most potential to bring out the best in a digital file

I want you to understand the importance of obtaining the best exposure for the majority of your photographic encounters

Monday, June 8, 2015

Beyond The Depth Of Field Preview Button

The depth of field preview button provides information with regards to exactly what it’s called

-how much depth of field is recorded in the scene

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

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