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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 16, 2014

Shooting In Snow & Ice

Instead of letting your cameras hibernate, get out and take advantage of the best of winter

The key to exposing snow (and bright ice) is to expose your scene so the snow is bright, not gray.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Solutions: Just Win, Baby!

How to put your best shots forward for a contest

The popularity of photo contests exploded with the rise of the Internet.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Landscape Astro Photography

Tips, techniques and gear for exploring the exciting world of creating starry sky scenic photos

The Milky Way is so bright that it reflects in the ocean, and the way it shoots up into the sky lines up with the small cove in front of you.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Harness High Contrast

Michael Frye takes us through the steps of getting the most out of a high-contrast landscape

High-contrast scenes always have been difficult to process, but Adobe made this task considerably easier with the Process Version tools in Lightroom 4 and 5.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Have Camera, Have Lens, Will Travel

How professional photographer Don Mammoser spent 21 months straight traveling the world with just one lens

I've always been a believer that what matters most in life is to see, experience and appreciate as much of our amazing world as possible.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

National Park Artist Residencies

Chuck Kimmerle advocates for living and working in the national parks through artist-in-residency programs

Nearly 150 years ago, visual artists played an instrumental part in the creation of the American National Park system, using their work to advocate for the protection of these majestic wild places.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Create Your Own Luck

When you’re heading on a photo expedition, your preparation is directly proportional to the amount of luck you’ll have

One of my most important photographic mentors, Galen Rowell, grew accustomed to being told how lucky he was to capture the stunning natural events that he photographed.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Blurring The Line

Depart from the confined realm of the literal and create abstract motion-blur images that convey the feel of autumn color

Soon after acquiring my first SLR, I befriended a group of local artists and spoke with them about the way they responded to visual experience.

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

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 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 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.

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