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Digital Photography Tips For Landscape & Wildlife Photos


Mastered the art of the wide angle yet? Know how to add a spicy kick to those action shots? Browse articles filled with expert digital photography tips. These landscape and wildlife photo techniques will improve your photography in no time.




Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Lighting Nature

Use a little flash, an LED or even a flashlight to add dimension and interest to a nature photograph

Flash is a powerful tool. It can soften the look of harsh lighting or it can simulate the sun on a cloudy day.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Shooting From Above

In this installment of our occasional series on aerial drone photography, Jon Cornforth discusses taking larger and more sophisticated cameras into the air with larger and more sophisticated drones

In the last year, the popularity of flying a small remote-controlled drone that's capable of lifting a GoPro camera has literally taken off.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Photographing The Milky Way

How to shoot the nighttime summer skies with dramatic, sharp, awe-inspiring results

Of all the wonders of the night sky, the most spectacular subject for photographers who lack a telescope is surely the Milky Way.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Shooting The Curl

How Stan Moniz creates supersharp, hyper-colorful wave photographs

Like many aspiring wave photographers, Moniz started shooting with a GoPro camera.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Traveling The World In B&W

Eliminate color to create richer images and more evocative stories of people, places and cultures

When we think of travel photography, the first images that flash in our minds are likely in color.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

See In B&W

How to train your eyes to predict how a scene will look before you take the picture

Although there are many aspects of photography that digital technology changed, the art of seeing in black-and-white remains the same.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

B&W In Harsh Light

The often-shunned midday conditions can yield surprisingly good results—when you’re thinking in black-and-white

As outdoor photographers, it doesn't take us long to find out that nature's lighting can be very fickle, differing greatly day to day and even over the course of a day, from that of the controlled lighting available in a studio setting.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Solutions: What’s In The Bag: B&W In The Field

Pack your bag with the right gear to get your best monochrome photos

The essence of black-and-white lies in tonality and texture.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Digital Mythbusting

We bust some of the most common myths that digital photographers take into the field to help you get your best images

Digital photography became popular at the same time that Internet access and usage exploded in growth.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Shooting The Monsoon

How to catch the big summer weather in the Southwest

It was the bolt atop the ridge directly in front of me that finally got my attention.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Solutions: What’s In The Bag: Big Tele Shooting

How to pack for a day with a long lens

When you're going into the field for a day of wildlife or sports-action photography, evaluate what to bring along.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Underwater Landscape

Dive into underwater photography with an interchangeable-lens camera and housing

Underwater photography may be the most specialized form of nature photography there is.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Solutions: eLearning

Modern online courses allow you to learn from and interact with excellent instructors in your spare time at home

There has been a flood of new options for photographers looking to take a class over the past few years.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Roadside Photo Ops

Sometimes the best vantage point is literally by the side of the road

In April, we reached out to the OP community on Facebook requesting submissions of images that actually were taken by the side of the road.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Chasing Rainbows

How to predict where a rainbow will be and how to set up your DSLR to photograph it to create dramatic rainbow-scapes

It was "rainbow weather"—a pattern where rainbows were likely. But where would a rainbow appear?

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