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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 3, 2013

Pro Fall Color Hot Spots

With the season of vibrant hues upon us, pro nature photographers from around the country share some of their favorite places to get the best of autumn

To capture the best of autumn color, you have to be in the right place at the right time.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

10 Tips For Fall

Rod Planck shares some of his favorite techniques for the leaves of autumn

Fall is the nature photographer's dream season.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Keeping It Real With HDR

How to use HDR software to maintain appropriate contrast, overcome the limitations of the sensor and bring out detail—without overdoing it!

One of the most frequent questions I'm asked by students in my landscape photography workshops is, "How do I make my HDR photographs look more realistic?"

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Extreme Close-Up

Learn how to use proper technique for sharp, tight photos at extreme focal lengths

Looking for ways to get closer to your feathered, flying subjects?

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Take Control Of Backlight

Like facing into a refreshing breeze, backlight can flow through a scene to create depth, dimension and visual impact

The stars faded as darkness gave way to soft twilight.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The Lost Art Of Shooting Black-And-White

Discover the secrets of classic B&W master photographers and see how you can apply their methods to working with your DSLR

Black-and-white photography has the potential to make any photographer better, even if you mainly shoot color.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

HDR For B&W

Try these steps to bring more detail and expression to your black-and-white imagery

High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography can be an extremely useful technique for bringing out microtexture, enhancing the effect of light and shadow, and creatively influencing the overall tone of an image.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Creative White Balance

Control the relative color tonalities in your photos to create a better sense of mood and atmosphere

Most of us use automatic white balance, letting our cameras choose the proper color balance for our photographs.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Moving Your Moving Pictures

Use sliders and jibs to add smooth, subtle movement to HD video and time-lapses

The incredible explosion in time-lapse projects and the proliferation of HD video DSLRs have created a new golden age of filmmaking.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Create Visual Tension

Compositional techniques from Guy Tal will help you to make dynamic images through the graphic design principles of gestalt

As outdoor photographers, we witness some of the most sublime feats of natural beauty, as well as some of the most delicate nuances often missed by others.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Straighten Up

Try digital perspective control to take the oddities out of your tilted camera shots

There are a few technical elements that immediately stick out between amateur and professional photographs.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Pro Tips For Summer Hot Spots

Check out these top shooting locations from some of the best Outdoor Photographer contributors

There's nothing like getting out in the summer when the weather is warm, the days are long and the landscapes are inviting.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Wildlife Videography

HDSLRs give you the ability to create professional-level wildlife films, shorts and even simple multimedia clips. If you haven’t tried, here’s a primer on how to get it done.

The light level was in the basement, and the wolves were very active.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Slot Canyon Photography

How to prepare for shooting excursions to these iconic features of the Southwest’s Colorado Plateau

Antelope, Little Wild Horse, Peekaboo, Secret.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Sierra Light With A Compact

James Kay had to ditch his DSLR in favor of a basic point-and-shoot for a recent ultralight hiking trip. The small camera gave him a sense of creative freedom, and knowing how to work within the camera’s limitations, he brought back a stunning portfolio.

Perhaps you were channel-surfing with me a couple years ago when I stumbled across a fascinating special about a team of underwater photographers working to document the prolific underwater habitat surrounding Cocos Island off the coast of Central America.

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