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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, June 16, 2014

Birds In Flight

Bird flight photography is a challenge

Advancements in digital capture provide an improved chance of coming home with great images, but by no means does it guarantee you’ll get the shot

Monday, December 30, 2013

Straighten That Horizon and Keep Those Pixels

Using Photoshop To Fix Crooked Horizons

Every once in awhile a grab shot comes along where everything works but the horizon is askew

Monday, December 23, 2013

Wildlife Portraits

Photography in the wild is discussed

Wildlife portraiture requires patience, persistence, research, experience and sometimes a bit of luck

Monday, December 16, 2013

Silhouettes In Nature

I love to photograph at dawn and dusk

I also love the light when the sun hovers near the horizon

Monday, December 9, 2013

Telephoto Vistas

Most people think of shooting a scenic as a grand landscape

Many photographers from urban areas escape the city to photograph the huge areas of the west

Monday, December 2, 2013

Macro Portraits

A portrait by any other name or modifier is still a portrait

If I simply add the modifier of MACRO, it doesn’t change rules of composition, light, creativity, depth of field, etc

Monday, November 25, 2013

Look Beyond the Obvious

What exactly does this mean?

The other day I heard an old Fleetwood Mac song, “Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow” and decided to apply a photographic twist

Monday, November 18, 2013

Use Lines To Create Dynamic Compositions

It’s strange how the mind works

For me, an example is whenever I hear the word “lines,” it summons two vivid memories

Monday, November 11, 2013

Sun On The Horizon

As a nature photographer, sunrise and sunset are my primary times to shoot

If you’re a regular reader of my weekly Tips, you know I love the “sweet light” of these two times of day

Monday, November 4, 2013

Photographic Portals

The dictionary defines portal as “a grand and imposing entrance.”

Used metaphorically, it can mean "the portals of heaven" or "the portals of success."

Monday, October 28, 2013

Landscape Portraits

“It’s all about the light...”

I say it all the time

Monday, October 21, 2013

No Merging Allowed

While out on the road, I often see yellow caution signs

"Lanes Merge—Drive with Care.”

Monday, October 14, 2013

Simply Squat

There are many factors that contribute to the success of an image

If you’re a regular reader of the “Tip of the Week” on the Outdoor Photographer website, you know about my passion to capture subjects in great light.

Monday, October 7, 2013


Everyone enjoys and deserves a great laugh

Laughter is good for the soul

Monday, September 30, 2013

Camera RAW Does More Than Adjust Exposure

The deeper you dig into the features of Camera RAW, the more you’ll tout its power

It does a lot more than simply adjust global exposure

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