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, 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
Monday, May 27, 2013
How To Shoot Rainbows There’s nothing like dramatic light to take a scenic that’s been shot thousands of times to a new level Impending storms, shafts of sun that spotlight key compositional elements, fire engine-red clouds, all qualify, but...
Monday, May 20, 2013
Step Away From The Car Over the years I’ve been photographing nature, I’ve accumulated my fair share of images made close to the car The problem is they look like many other's photos who have done the same.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Moods A huge benefit of my being a photographer is I get asked to judge at local camera clubs This is a benefit in that I love to view gorgeous photos.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Bird Portraits As with good photography of any subject, it begins with researching what you want to photograph Knowing the behavior of the particular species is important.
Monday, April 22, 2013
H.O.T. Shots The expression, “That’s hot,” has been around a long time Meant as a compliment, it can be applied to a broad list of subjects.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Quick Tips For Flash The single most important accessory that allows me to expand my time in the field is my flash Flash is discussed in this week's tip.
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