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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, July 2, 2013


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.

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.

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