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, September 2, 2013
Use Color For Impact Color triggers psychological responses, emotions, feelings of calm, anger and serenity It also draws the eye to specific locations within an image
Monday, August 26, 2013
Take The Horizon Off-Center Placement of the horizon is important to the success of every photograph A poorly placed one or one that isn’t level certainly detracts from the impact of the picture
Monday, August 19, 2013
Quick Tips for Great Photos A while ago, one of the tips I wrote was called “Top Ten Ways To Become A Better Photographer.” What reminded me of this was a recent trip to a local bagel store
Monday, August 12, 2013
Aerial Perspective A favorite angle from which I love to make photographs is from very high above my subject The higher up I get, the more unique the view
Monday, August 5, 2013
Great Coastal Shots Having lived on the east coast for many years, I developed a strong love for the ocean I made many excursions to capture coastal light at both sunrise and sunset
Monday, July 8, 2013
Point-And-Shoot Spotlight If you regularly read the Outdoor Photographer Tip of the Week, you know I gear them for DSLR users. As a DSLR owner, you probably also own a point-and-shoot, but do you get the most out if it?
Monday, July 1, 2013
Show Scale In Landscapes A majestic capture of a grand landscape is high on most nature photographer's lists Western landscapes, Pacific seascapes, the rolling hills of New England, and the red rock country of the Colorado Plateau come to mind
Monday, June 24, 2013
The Graceful S Curve The strategic use of lines can greatly enhance a composition Proving their importance, many classifications of lines have been established in the art world with each type having unique qualities and strategic uses
Monday, June 17, 2013
Shadow Shooters A shadow is the result of the direct relationship between the location of a subject and its relative position to the light Most landscape photographers associate shadows with strong sidelight
Monday, June 10, 2013
“Odd” Photos There are a lot of numbers that come into play with photography Shutter speeds, f-stops, focal lengths of lenses, digital sensor multiplying factors, and fill flash ratios are some of the more obvious ones.
Monday, June 3, 2013
Selective Focus Lens manufacturers pour large chunks of money into research and development of faster and sharper lenses Zooms are now the standard where at one time, if you wanted a sharp image, they were considered amateurish at best
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