Attempting to convey our three-dimensional world in a two-dimensional medium creates both challenges and opportunities for photographers.
Panoramas are one of the most fun and dramatic ways of capturing the Milky Way over a landscape, created by stitching multiple exposures together in software to capture a much wider field of view than you could capture in a single photo.
I still remember the first time I tried a 500mm ƒ/4 super-telephoto lens a few years back, and it wasn’t pretty.
Wildlife photography is defined by a single overarching challenge: getting close to critters.
You can make sharp, properly exposed photos—so what? ...
There’s nothing like coming away from a shoot knowing you’ve captured a potential once-in-a-lifetime shot. There’s nothing like coming away from a shoot...
As a Vermont-based photographer, there is no better time of year to be prowling the back roads than late September and early October.
Autumn is the photographer's season, not just a season of great natural beauty, but a season of constant change.
I started my professional photography career back in 1979. ...
A picture is worth a 1000 words. A truism if there ever was one. A picture is worth a 1000 words. A truism if there ever was one. While all...
Shooting black-and-white photography can be a confusing style to navigate.
If you're an active outdoor photographer, then you know that when you're trekking, skiing or scrambling in the mountains, cycling or traveling out of your pack, extra pounds slow you down.
One of the insights of modern psychology is how much our preferences and decisions are driven by unconscious processes.
From smooth and serene to rough and woolly, texture in a photograph can convey feeling and emotion that reflect the photographer's response to the subject and surroundings.
Drones, unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, multirotor radio-controlled aircraft, quadcopters—whatever you call them, photographers who have taken their cameras to the sky are changing the way we see the world.
Wildlife photography is challenging in any circumstances. Wildlife photography is challenging in any circumstances. To get great images, you...
Also labeled: Solutions
Having taught workshops for many years, I've come to find that the biggest problem students have, both novice and experienced alike, is how to meter and set exposure for ambient light.
As a nature photographer, too often you're at the mercy of existing natural light.
Most of us have heard of the "rules" of composition, but how many of us have ever contemplated the "sins" of composition?
Adams developed an interest in and an appreciation for nature at a young age while growing up in San Francisco in the early 1900s.
The key to exposing snow (and bright ice) is to expose your scene so the snow is bright, not gray.
The Milky Way is so bright that it reflects in the ocean, and the way it shoots up into the sky lines up with the small cove in front of you.
High-contrast scenes always have been difficult to process, but Adobe made this task considerably easier with the Process Version tools in Lightroom 4 and 5. ...
Nearly 150 years ago, visual artists played an instrumental part in the creation of the American National Park system, using their work to advocate for the protection of these majestic wild places.
I've always been a believer that what matters most in life is to see, experience and appreciate as much of our amazing world as possible.
Soon after acquiring my first SLR, I befriended a group of local artists and spoke with them about the way they responded to visual experience.
Flash is a powerful tool. It can soften the look of harsh lighting or it can simulate the sun on a cloudy day. Flash is a powerful...
Like many aspiring wave photographers, Moniz started shooting with a GoPro camera.
Of all the wonders of the night sky, the most spectacular subject for photographers who lack a telescope is surely the Milky Way.
Although there are many aspects of photography that digital technology changed, the art of seeing in black-and-white remains the same.
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