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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, 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

Monday, November 24, 2014

Top Ten Ways To Become A Better Photographer

Helpful tips to enhance your skills

Top ten lists have been created for a myriad of topics. In wanting to show some love for photography, I created my own Top Ten List.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Winter Scenics

Winter is a fantastic time to shoot scenics

Yeah, you’re going to be cold, but that’s why they sell fleece

Monday, November 10, 2014

Camera RAW: HSL Tab To The Rescue

Whether you use Camera RAW in Photoshop or the latest version of Lightroom, the RAW file processor is identical on the inside

I strongly encourage you to use the HSL tab to bring your images to the next level

Monday, November 3, 2014

Wide Angle Wow

One way to take your image making to the next level is to attach a wide-angle lens to your camera

The world of wide angle to which I refer is 24mm and shorter based on a full-frame sensor

Monday, October 27, 2014

Macro Flash

I’ve seen many gorgeous images of macro subjects taken with available light

But as with many other subjects, a lot of factors must fall into place to create a successful natural-light photo

Monday, October 20, 2014

Wide Or Tight - Make the Choice

Every wildlife shooter faces this dilemma

Take advantage of each and every opportunity rather than concentrate on one or the other

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