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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.

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Monday, October 17, 2011

Use Flash In Manual Mode To Control The Background

Most people associate flash with taking pictures at night or indoors, but that's the tip of the iceburg.

Flash has to be the most under rated piece of photo equipment on the market. Flash has evolved into a complete system.

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.

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


Good bird photography begins with knowing the subject’s behavior

Birds are a favorite subject of many nature photographers.

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