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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, December 13, 2011

Solutions: Video Fundamentals

A primer to get you started shooting video with a DSLR

For most photographers, the biggest hurdle to getting into video with a DSLR is taking the first step.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Auto HDR, Quicker, Faster And Better?

New DSLRs with Auto HDR features can create high dynamic range images in just seconds, but are the results worth the convenience?

In the last few years, high dynamic range (HDR) photography has become incredibly popular, propelled in part by the capabilities of both digital cameras and HDR-enabled imaging programs.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Chasing The Aurora Borealis

The Northern Lights are in a period of increased activity, and now is the ideal time to be out photographing this dance in the sky

They're back! After five years of relative quiet, the Northern Lights—the Aurora Borealis—have been on fire lately.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Capture The Gigascape

The GigaPan EPIC Pro creates the ultimate combination of camera technique and computer power for incredibly large, high-res images

In the November 2009 issue of Outdoor Photographer Magazine, we wrote about a way to achieve highly detailed landscapes, the "gigascape," with your compact digital camera. It was made possible by a robot called the GigaPan EPIC.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

The Art Of Travel Photography

To make evocative travel images that tell the story of a place and its people, look beyond photo clichés

Ever since early photographers began capturing images of faraway places in the mid-19th century, travel photography has enthralled people with tantalizing glimpses of distant lands

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Close-Up Wide-Angle

Get stunning results with this technique for creating powerful, graphic scenic images

The conventional wisdom was that you shouldn't use a wide-angle lens up close because it would distort the subject or make it unflattering.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Solutions: Contour+

A compact HD video camera that delivers outstanding image quality and ease of use

We've been great fans of small HD video action camcorders since we started experimenting with lipstick-style units that had to be tethered to a separate and bulky apparatus.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Solutions: Beat The Blur

Choose the best shutter speeds for sharp sho­­ts

The most frustrating occurrence in nature photography is returning home with a card full of images and finding that your prized shots are soft.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

The Colors Of Snow

Antarctica And Other Snowy Venues • Lost Pixels • Taking The Long Road • Presentation Programs • Photos On The Level

What setting would you recommend to shoot in Antarctica?

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.

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 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.

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