Tip Of The Week Mastered the art of the wide angle lens? Know how to get stunning close-ups of wildlife? Our quick tips for photographers offer up landscape and wildlife photo techniques that produce immediate results. Choose a subject and see how your images improve.
Monday, October 3, 2011
Fall Color Tips Here are some ways to optimize your fall color shooting excusions Like moths to a flame, photographers flock to autumn foliage. Many want to know what the one special trick is to capture spectacular saturated fall colors.
Monday, September 26, 2011
Decisive Moment Learn how to anticipate and capture the "decisive moment" Any time you photograph people or animals in action or motion, the moment at which the image is made is crucial.
Monday, September 19, 2011
Create Depth in Your Images Tips for how to achieve the illusion of depth A photograph captures a three-dimensional scene but is displayed as a two-dimensional object.
Monday, September 12, 2011
Fill Flash on Animals Flash is a great lighting tool when shooting animals Working in direct sunlight creates contrast problems of deep shadows and bright highlights.
Monday, September 5, 2011
Go Out On A Limb Tree Photography Tips Many nature photographers love to photograph trees. Whether grouped in a forest, standing solitary in an open field, or ablaze in autumn tones, they often make an attractive subject.
Monday, August 29, 2011
Head Swap Wildlife photography is a challenge One of the aspects that makes wildlife photography such a challenge is getting a good head angle of an animal.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Backlit Macros Backlighting adds intrigue and impact to macro photographs Every photographer wants their pictures to stand out from others. One way to accomplish this is with backlighting.
Monday, August 15, 2011
How to Capture Great Travel Portraits Create interesting and memorable travel portraits Mergers are created when key parts of the main subjects overlap each other, touch another key element, or touch the sides of the frame.
Monday, August 8, 2011
Clean Backgrounds For Wildlife Don’t overlook an important facet of the image making—the background Regardless of how perfect the subject is, if the background is busy or competes for attention, the photograph will fall short.
Monday, August 1, 2011
How to Control Perspective Perspective can be significantly impacted via the use of lenses Wide-angle lenses take in a lot of information and push back distant objects to make them small and insignificant.
Monday, July 25, 2011
Composition: Avoid Mergers Prevent overlapping subjects to create good composition Mergers are created when key parts of the main subjects overlap each other, touch another key element, or touch the sides of the frame.
Monday, July 18, 2011
Patterns In Nature Learn how to portray patterns in nature that will do Mother Nature justice Mother Nature works miracles in what she creates.
Monday, July 11, 2011
Birdography Good bird photography begins with knowing the subject’s behavior Birds are a favorite subject of many nature photographers.
Monday, July 4, 2011
Get Off The Program Really think about what you want as an end result When I run my photo tours, I often get asked what exposure reading I'm getting.
Monday, June 27, 2011
How To Capture Great Scenics Focus on three key elements when taking scenic photographs A great outdoor scenic hinges upon three key elements - the direction and quality of the LIGHT; the COMPOSITION must be dynamic and compelling; and the SUBJECT should have intrigue to hold the viewer’s attention.
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