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.
When we think of travel photography, the first images that flash in our minds are likely in color.
The essence of black-and-white lies in tonality and texture.
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As outdoor photographers, it doesn't take us long to find out that nature's lighting can be very fickle, differing greatly day to day and even over the course of a day, from that of the controlled lighting available in a studio setting.
It was the bolt atop the ridge directly in front of me that finally got my attention. It was the bolt atop the ridge directly in front of me...
Digital photography became popular at the same time that Internet access and usage exploded in growth.
When you're going into the field for a day of wildlife or sports-action photography, evaluate what to bring along.
There has been a flood of new options for photographers looking to take a class over the past few years.
Underwater photography may be the most specialized form of nature photography there is.
It was "rainbow weather"—a pattern where rainbows were likely. But where would a rainbow appear?
In April, we reached out to the OP community on Facebook requesting submissions of images that actually were taken by the side of the road.
It's early morning; your camera gear is packed. With a cup of steaming coffee in your hand, you hike to the viewpoint you selected the previous evening.
From the Greeks, who worshipped the amazing properties of triangles, to The Three Stooges, the number three has had a special relationship with human perception, art, music, science, religion and every other field.
Our affinity for and connection to the sea has been deeply rooted in our art and culture for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. In the United States alone, there are more than 95,000 miles of coastline, with approximately 39% of the U.S. population...
Occasionally, strong images appear to suddenly jump into my camera, but that's not the norm.
About a year ago, my friend and colleague Brent McGregor called to ask if I wanted to check out a bald eagle nest in a pine tree, below a canyon rim, that a pair had successfully used the year before. ...
High-concept photographs go beyond mere literal representations of your subjects; instead, they seek to use light, composition, mood and color creatively.
When I finally saw the camouflaged Eastern screech-owl in the dead tree, I used my 500mm ƒ/4 supertelephoto lens and 1.4x teleconverter to fill the viewfinder with the little raptor and captured a portrait image.
Perhaps you thought last summer's weather was particularly wild, especially if you live along the Bow River in the town of Canmore, Alberta, at the gateway to Banff National Park.
Ansel Adams' contribution to the art and craft of landscape photography is both far-ranging and deeply imbedded with us today.
The pros get consistently sharp images. How do they do that, even when they're not using so-called pro lenses?
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