Time-lapse photography and videos have exploded in popularity. During the recent Sony Art of Expression contest hosted by OP, several of the finalists in the video category were time-lapse videos. ...
Ever since early photographers began capturing images of faraway places in the mid-19th century, travel photography has enthralled people with tantalizing glimpses of distant lands
In the November 2009 issue of Outdoor Photographer Magazine, we wrote about a way to achieve highly detailed landscapes, the "gigascape," with your compact digital camera. It was made possible by a robot called the GigaPan EPIC....
They're back! After five years of relative quiet, the Northern Lights—the Aurora Borealis—have been on fire lately.
In the last few years, high dynamic range (HDR) photography has become incredibly popular, propelled in part by the capabilities of both digital cameras and HDR-enabled imaging programs.
The most frustrating occurrence in nature photography is returning home with a card full of images and finding that your prized shots are soft. The...
We've been great fans of small HD video action camcorders since we started experimenting with lipstick-style units that had to be tethered to a separate and bulky apparatus.
The conventional wisdom was that you shouldn't use a wide-angle lens up close because it would distort the subject or make it unflattering.
We recently received an email from a contributor who had taken a photograph out of the window of a small airplane.
The opportunity to study with a master photographer in the field, to see what he or she is seeing, and to travel with someone with a knowledge of the best locations and the ideal times to photograph them, are all great reasons for taking an...
Digital photography vastly expands our opportunities for better pictures. We can now shoot in lower light with higher quality results, instantly see our images as we capture them and easily process those images for the best results.
Is there still a reason to discuss RAW versus JPEG?
When the beauty of nature and chaos collided, it created the prairie.
A workshop can be a great way to improve your skills and knowledge about photography. A workshop can be a great way to improve your skills and...
A movie is just a series of stills. It’s really that simple. While time-lapse is simple in concept, the range of gear and workflow options is vast
We’ve seen a number of outstanding star trail images in the OP Assignments galleries, contest entries and other direct submissions to the magazine.
Traveling locally can have its advantages, as you can revisit the area if you aren’t satisfied with the results.
Autofocus is one of the two most revolutionary features to appear in SLR cameras in the past quarter-century (the other being digital media replacing film).
Is the iPhone to be feared or embraced? Is it a threat or a complement to my DSLR? Is it a toy or the continuation of a photographic revolution?
For photographers looking to get view-camera lens movements in a DSLR, there were just a few options.
An exposure meter measures the amount of light that strikes it and, based on this data and the ISO you've programmed into it, provides you with a series of shutter-speed/ƒ-stop combinations that will produce proper exposure for the metered subject or...
Postcard racks are filled with pretty pictures of iconic landscapes. ...
We see and live in a world of color. That's how we've evolved, and it's the world that we know.
For 18 years now, I've been specializing in wilderness landscape photography. ...
Like most photographers, I'm happiest when I'm behind the lens, not in front of it.
Image-stabilized lenses and cameras let you capture sharp, handheld photos at lower shutter speeds than ever before, while supersensitive sensors let some DSLRs shoot in the dark.
Tilt-shift shooting is different than the typical approach to imagery. ...
With the advent of new highly capable cameras in various smartphones combined with very cogent apps, we're now able to create images and optimize them almost exactly as we would in Photoshop.
The one accessory you’re likely to find in any professional nature photographer’s camera bag is a polarizer. The one accessory you’re likely to...
If you would have told me three years ago when I was living in Park City, Utah, that I’d be creating HDR images, running my own gallery, living in Scottsdale, Arizona, and loving my DSLR, I would have told you that you were crazy.
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