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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, February 28, 2011

Patience and Persistence

Good photography necessitates learning about composition, lighting, exposure, cameras, lenses, flash, filters ....... the list goes on.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Required Shooting: Verticals and Horizontals

I’m a firm believer in exhausting all my photographic possibilities before leaving any subject.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Leading Line Logic

Lines are an integral part of the composition of many images.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Symmetry And Balance

Good composition is something I liken to an old fashioned legal balance.

Monday, January 17, 2011


Black-and-white is making a big comeback. Two of the biggest reasons that account for this are digital imaging and the desire for photographers to take their image-making to a new level.

Monday, January 10, 2011

More Than One

Shooting multiple exposures can provide you with unique and creative images.

Monday, January 3, 2011

A “Mist-Shot"—Better Fog Photography

Some people associate fog with inclement weather and avoid the outdoors. Not me. I grab my camera to create some extremely exciting images. Foggy conditions elicit moody and ethereal feelings.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Action Shots

Action can be portrayed by freezing the motion using a fast shutter speed or emphasizing it using a slow one.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Flower Photography

April showers have come and gone. Left in their wake are little islands of germinating seeds ready to erupt in a floral fantasy.

Monday, December 6, 2010


Framing does exactly what the word implies. By strategically placing sections of manmade or natural shapes around a main subject, a frame is formed.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Sun/Cloud Interaction

Without the sun, life wouldn’t exist. Without its light, landscapes and seascapes, as we know them, couldn’t be made.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Local Duck Pond Opportunities

Every time I had to test a new piece of photographic equipment, I found myself heading to the local duck pond. Thankfully, this made me realize the subject matter found there deserved much greater attention than simply being a testing ground.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Camera Angles: Shoot High, Shoot Low

The camera position from where you choose to photograph your subject can mean the difference between an ordinary, run-of-the-mill image or an eye-grabbing one with impact and intrigue.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Make Simplicity Part Of Your Photography

Photography is a subtractive process. Upon looking through your viewfinder you must decide what elements to exclude before pressing the shutter.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Leave Space For Movement

Leaving room for implied movement of your subject is important in creating a composition that doesn’t express tension.

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