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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, 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.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Classic Fall Color

Capturing the best of autumn takes a combination of skill, preparation, timing and equipment

Traveling locally can have its advantages, as you can revisit the area if you aren’t satisfied with the results.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Solutions: How To Shoot Star Trails

Follow these tips and tricks for shooting in the dark

We’ve seen a number of outstanding star trail images in the OP Assignments galleries, contest entries and other direct submissions to the magazine.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

The Ultimate Photo Sketch Pad

The iPhone doesn’t replace a serious camera nor does it replace serious nature photography, but it does give you an endless array of tools to experiment with and expand your creativity

Is the iPhone to be feared or embraced? Is it a threat or a complement to my DSLR? Is it a toy or the continuation of a photographic revolution?

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

It's About Sharp

Take advantage of your DSLR’s sophisticated autofocus options to get perfectly sharp shots without missing any action

Autofocus is one of the two most revolutionary features to appear in SLR cameras in the past quarter-century (the other being digital media replacing film).

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

10 Tips For The Grand Canyon

A seasoned pro shares his secrets for getting original shots in one of the most iconic locations in America

Postcard racks are filled with pretty pictures of iconic landscapes.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The Perfect Exposure

The various in-camera metering modes and how they’re used are mysteries for most photographers. OP guides you through the alphabet soup and confusing monikers so you can use your meter to the fullest and get perfect exposures.

An exposure meter measures the amount of light that strikes it and, based on this data and the ISO you've programmed into it, provides you with a series of shutter-speed/ƒ-stop combinations that will produce proper exposure for the metered subject or scene.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Control Your Perspective

A pair of new high-end tilt-shift lenses from Schneider Optics that mount on a DSLR

For photographers looking to get view-camera lens movements in a DSLR, there were just a few options.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The Rarest Light

Look for the gap and the glow, and you’ll find light that transforms a scene into something extraordinary

For 18 years now, I've been specializing in wilderness landscape photography.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Why Choose B&W

Creating a monochrome image lets you focus on form, texture, shape and composition

We see and live in a world of color. That's how we've evolved, and it's the world that we know.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Once More Into The Shot

How to use self-timers and triggers to add a person to your photos when you’re the only one available

Like most photographers, I'm happiest when I'm behind the lens, not in front of it.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Experimenting With Perspective

It’s time to get creative in the unique world of the tilt-shift lens

Tilt-shift shooting is different than the typical approach to imagery.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Long Lens Techniques

How to use a big telephoto lens for wildlife and more!

How to use a big telephoto lens for wildlife and more!

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Fine-Art Camera Phone Photography

Using a bevy of sophisticated apps, Tony Sweet shows how to expand your creativity and make wall-worthy pictures from an iPhone

With the advent of new highly capable cameras in various smartphones combined with very cogent apps, we're now able to create images and optimize them almost exactly as we would in Photoshop.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Boost Your AF Performance

How to set up your camera and lens to get quick response when you’re shooting fast-moving subjects like wildlife

Today’s DSLRs are amazingly quick in their AF performance and firing rates, but you can make them even quicker by setting them appropriately.

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