Looking for ways to get closer to your feathered, flying subjects? ...
One of the most frequent questions I'm asked by students in my landscape photography workshops is, "How do I make my HDR photographs look more realistic?"
The stars faded as darkness gave way to soft twilight.
High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography can be an extremely useful technique for bringing out microtexture, enhancing the effect of light and shadow, and creatively influencing the overall tone of an image.
Black-and-white photography has the potential to make any photographer better, even if you mainly shoot color.
Most of us use automatic white balance, letting our cameras choose the proper color balance for our photographs.
The incredible explosion in time-lapse projects and the proliferation of HD video DSLRs have created a new golden age of filmmaking.
There are a few technical elements that immediately stick out between amateur and professional photographs.
As outdoor photographers, we witness some of the most sublime feats of natural beauty, as well as some of the most delicate nuances often missed by others.
Antelope, Little Wild Horse, Peekaboo, Secret.
The light level was in the basement, and the wolves were very active.
There's nothing like getting out in the summer when the weather is warm, the days are long and the landscapes are inviting.
Beginning in the early 1990s, I set out to explore and photograph every nook and cranny of the canyon country across southern Utah, from the volcanic highlands of the Aquarius Plateau to the remote backcountry of the Dirty Devil Canyons.
Before me in the setting sun, three half-circle rainbows rose from the mists of Kaietuer Falls in Guyana.
Like many of us, my love of photography began with the wild landscape.
After a long winter of bare trees and monochrome landscapes, the cornucopia of colors that erupts in spring is visually overwhelming. ...
Just about the sweetest two words you can hear if you're a photographer. Spring and summer are prime time in the National Park...
Just about the sweetest two words you can hear if you're a photographer. ...
Menacing gray clouds filled the sky when I arrived before dawn on the crest of Black Face in the San Juan Mountains near Telluride, Colorado. ...
The view out my window was pretty lousy! Sunrise looked to be dull and dark with thick clouds obscuring the sun.
I wondered if I was getting lazy in the field, or if these new digital options were providing more control and better results. ...
Sharpness is the most essential technical element of composition and quality in most photographs.
There's a wonderful miniature world out there you can capture with your camera.
The term "art sauce" is usually a pejorative that instructors use to excoriate their students on using gimmicks to make their work appear more snappy.
There's a reason why so many people in this world enjoy picking up a camera and capturing the magic that lies in front of them. ...
Shawn Reeder, a photographer, filmmaker and musician based in the magical nexus between the majesty of the Sierras and the expansive grandeur of Yosemite, recently completed an engaging time-lapse project called "Yosemite Range of Light." ...
Readers of Outdoor Photographer Magazine and students at my seminars and field workshops know I love to create panoramic images.
Every nature photographer knows that fall is prime time.
The email was unlike any I had ever received.
The truth is, great photographers understand that it's impossible to duplicate human vision with a camera and plan their images accordingly without feeling frustrated by the inability to duplicate the color, contrast or depth their eyes see.
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