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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, 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.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Give Your Photos A Boost

Sometimes a good photograph just needs a little shot of art sauce to turn it into a great one

The term "art sauce" is usually a pejorative that instructors use to excoriate their students on using gimmicks to make their work appear more snappy.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Yosemite Range of Light

Shawn Reeder’s masterful time-lapse explores Yosemite National Park

Shawn Reeder, a photographer, filmmaker and musician based in the magical nexus between the majesty of the Sierras and the expansive grandeur of Yosemite, recently completed an engaging time-lapse project called "Yosemite Range of Light."

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Conquer Composition

How to create depth and dimension for dynamic photographs

There's a reason why so many people in this world enjoy picking up a camera and capturing the magic that lies in front of them.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Wildlife Panoramas

Try composite panoramas to get a wider view of wildlife while keeping the animals prominent in the frame

Readers of Outdoor Photographer Magazine and students at my seminars and field workshops know I love to create panoramic images.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Digital Pitfalls: A Cautionary Tale

Tom Till recently had an epiphany about how much enhancement is too much. It’s easy to become enamored of the power of digital to make colors pop, but it’s also easy to become addicted to the point where you need more and more.

The email was unlike any I had ever received.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Pro Tips For Dynamic Fall Color

Top professionals share their techniques for capturing the best of autumn

Every nature photographer knows that fall is prime time.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Is That Really How It Looked?

Understanding how your DSLR sees the world will help you take pictures that match your vision

The truth is, great photographers understand that it's impossible to duplicate human vision with a camera and plan their images accordingly without feeling frustrated by the inability to duplicate the color, contrast or depth their eyes see.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Gear Up Your Photo Vehicle

Accessories to turn your car into a photography companion

Photographers such as Galen Rowell famously traveled light and bounded up mountains with nothing but a camera and lens.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Storm Watch

How to capture the power and beauty of dramatic weather

Darkening skies, a flash of lightning and a distant clap of thunder.

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