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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, March 9, 2015

Use The Curves Adjustment Layer For Global AND Local Exposure Control

A tutorial on exposure control in Adobe Photoshop

A basic Curves adjustment is applied globally; hence, it impacts the exposure or color of an entire image

Monday, March 2, 2015

Focal Length Variations

Finding the picture within the picture

Not that it’s new, but it sparked a thought regarding photography

Monday, February 23, 2015

Taming Contrast

The dynamic range of tone can make or break an image

If the number of ƒ-stops between the brightest highlights and darkest shadows exceeds what the sensor can capture, detail is lost

Monday, February 16, 2015

Storytelling Images

Capturing the Essence Of The Moment allows you to tell a story in an image

"The Essence Of The Moment"—A long time ago, I encountered that statement while reading a magazine article, and it really struck a chord.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Simply Have Some Fun

Life’s too short to not enjoy every moment

This is one of the reasons I’m often seen with a camera in my hand or I’m doing something related to photography

Monday, February 2, 2015

Orchestral Pixels

A comparison of photography and The Phantom Tollbooth

I recently returned home from witnessing a spectacular sunset

Monday, January 26, 2015

Zoo Photography

Take better zoo shots

It’s many people’s dream vacation to go on safari to Africa, Alaska, Yellowstone or other destinations where wildlife is abundant

Monday, January 19, 2015

Look Into The Light

It’s all about the light

It’s all about the light

Monday, January 12, 2015

A Sense Of Scale

A photograph is two-dimensional

Subjects that open their doors to our lenses are three-dimensional

Monday, January 5, 2015

Can You Keep A Secret?

There may come a time when you have to post a photo on the web but are reluctant because you want to keep the metadata a secret

Tips for removing metadata from images

Monday, December 29, 2014

Cold Weather Tips

Winter photography can be very rewarding

Tips for shooting in the cold

Monday, December 22, 2014

A Frame Up

A frame draws a viewer’s attention to the main subject

Framing does exactly what the word implies

Monday, December 15, 2014

Capture The Light

Regular readers of the Outdoor Photographer Tip of the Week have seen my photographic mantra a number of times

If you’ve attended any of my workshops you repeatedly heard the words

Monday, December 8, 2014

Edit As If There’s No Tomorrow

Digital photography has created a new phenomenon that I call “lead finger syndrome.”

Once reserved for fast drivers and known as “driving with a lead foot” has now migrated into the world of digital photography

Monday, December 1, 2014

How Low Can You Go?

So many cameras, so many photographers, so many pictures, yet so many images all look the same

With all the competition out there, what can be done to put a new spin on your images to make them stand out

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