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, January 9, 2012
Use Contrast For Impact Take contrast beyond its traditional definition and intensify your images The word "contrast" refers to the range of tones from the brightest highlight to the darkest shadow. With black-and-white, it relates to the range of gray shades from pure white to rich black.
Monday, January 2, 2012
Wide-Angle Distortion Distort your view to create fun and unique photographs Wide-angle lenses are wonderful tools that allow a photographer to take in large areas in tight quarters. Their angle of view exceeds sixty-five degrees and can go as wide as one hundred eighty.
Monday, December 26, 2011
Tips For Cold-Weather Photography Things to remember when you decide to shoot outdoors in the cold There are many advantages to shooting in cold weather. During the winter, the sun remains low in the sky, which provides a more favorable angle of light.
Monday, December 19, 2011
Basic Indoor Lighting Four indispensable tips for taking your best indoor photos I love the great outdoors—the smell of a pine forest, the wind on my face, the chill of a frosty morning, and the feel of an impending storm all get my adrenaline pumping.
Monday, December 12, 2011
Balance the Family Vacation and Photography How to juggle prime photo time with the family's vacation chaos As readers of Outdoor Photographer, I’m sure many of you struggle with how to balance your photography while spending time with the family during the one big vacation you get a year.
Monday, December 5, 2011
Work Your Subject How to use multiple variables to improve your shots There are many strategies that can be applied to change an image and the list goes on. When used in tandem, a plethora of variables can be applied.
Monday, November 28, 2011
Combine Two Or More If The Action Doesn’t Unfold How to use Photoshop to create an illustrative wildlife image, by combining two or more files into a single photo. Wildlife photography is a challenge. It requires lots of patience, dedication, trips to the animals, and time.
Monday, November 21, 2011
Wet The Wood You can use water to get more vibrant color when shooting wood Some photographers add a bit of Vibrance or Saturation to their photographs in Photoshop, Lightroom or other RAW converter.
Monday, November 14, 2011
Capture Better Wildlife Photos Here are five tips for getting the best wildlife shots possible. Wildlife photography is rewarding and a challenge. The reward is gratification knowing a special moment occurred with a wild animal.
Monday, November 7, 2011
Add People For Impact Great images can be made where the person takes up less than five percent of the photo yet is an integral component When it comes to photographing people, portraiture is often the first word that comes to mind. This brings thoughts of face shots, head and shoulder images, and even full length body photos.
Monday, October 31, 2011
Send In The Clouds Clouds can often be as important as the key element in the landscape As nice as clear sunrises and sunsets can be, there's nothing like the drama of colorfully painted skies or carefully placed cumulus or lenticular clouds.
Monday, October 24, 2011
Let It Evolve As your skills grow you become more selective before you make an exposure As your ability to create better photographs evolves, you shoot fewer frames, as you don't recreate mistakes you made in the past.
Monday, October 10, 2011
Start Selling Your Prints A good way to start producing income is by selling prints of your best work. Part of the natural progression of becoming a better photographer comes the thought of how to make money with it.
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.
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