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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, 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.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Revisit Without Reprise

Take these tips back to the places you think you’ve worn out and you’ll find that there are infinite possibilities for discovery and images

Beginning in the early 1990s, I set out to explore and photograph every nook and cranny of the canyon country across southern Utah, from the volcanic highlands of the Aquarius Plateau to the remote backcountry of the Dirty Devil Canyons.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Stalking Landscapes

Legendary scenic master Tom Till describes how to use Native American wisdom to find and create dynamic and original images

Before me in the setting sun, three half-circle rainbows rose from the mists of Kaietuer Falls in Guyana.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Add Scale To Your Grand Scapes

Incorporating a person into a big vista gives a sense of scale and human interaction to the scene. It’s not right for every photo, but think about it the next time you’re in front of a grand scene.

Like many of us, my love of photography began with the wild landscape.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Solutions: Photography In The National Parks

Get past the misinformation and learn the actual facts about cameras, tripods and entry fees for our National Park Service system

Just about the sweetest two words you can hear if you're a photographer.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Quick Tips For Spring Color

Think beyond the same old, normal perspectives to get high-impact spring photos

After a long winter of bare trees and monochrome landscapes, the cornucopia of colors that erupts in spring is visually overwhelming.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Plan A National Park Road Trip

A seasoned pro shows you how to plan, research and pack for an efficient photo weekend

Just about the sweetest two words you can hear if you're a photographer.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

The Universal Exposure Strategy

How to harness the power within your camera and your eye to get perfect exposures for every kind of lighting situation

Menacing gray clouds filled the sky when I arrived before dawn on the crest of Black Face in the San Juan Mountains near Telluride, Colorado.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

The Beauty & Challenge Of Winter Storms

Difficult weather produces uniquely compelling conditions for photography, as well as dangers that need to be observed

The view out my window was pretty lousy! Sunrise looked to be dull and dark with thick clouds obscuring the sun.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Getting Into Galleries

How to catch the eye of a curator and get your work exhibited

Many photographers have aspirations, secret or otherwise, of hanging our finest works on the walls of an acclaimed art gallery.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

In Search Of Sharpness

How to take control of depth of field in-camera and in the computer

Sharpness is the most essential technical element of composition and quality in most photographs.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Full Dynamic Range Photography

How to capture the range of tones, from dark shadows to bright highlights, with traditional filters and HDR software

I wondered if I was getting lazy in the field, or if these new digital options were providing more control and better results.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

New Ways To Think About Macro

To get a unique close-up perspective, think beyond the usual macro lens

There's a wonderful miniature world out there you can capture with your camera.

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