I’m not a pilot, but I love flying. Any flying device that can send me into the sky for a bird’s-eye view, no matter how precarious, I’ll give a try.
I’ve seen a lot of digital infrared landscapes lately. Some have different colors in the image that add an element of drama that I don’t see in pure black-and-white infrared.
For some of us, jellies may evoke childhood memories of gelatinous blobs on the beach; for others they’re milestones in the evolution of life.
My first published photograph was in National Geographic Magazine. Crazy, huh? Yes, it was.
I’ve started to look for a photo stock agency to promote and sell my work, and I have grave concerns about how one in particular operates.
In 34 years of professional photography, I had only ever spent, oh, about three quarters of an hour shooting in a studio.
I was at a party recently and was talking to someone who asked me what kind of photographs I take.
I’m curious about whether using the AI Servo mode when you’re not tracking a moving subject would have a tendency to work against you.
Every iceberg is a floating record of time, a frozen snapshot of events that occurred over many millennia. ...
I’ve visited the Three Rivers Petroglyph site, a unique place in the Chihuahuan Desert, many times over the years.
Some of the newer professional DSLRs and lenses are very well sealed, and you can work safely with them in damp conditions short of a downpour.
Experimenting with different techniques and new technology can help to break into new realms.
Ah, there’s nothing like wild nature! Standing alone on some windswept hill staring through your telephoto lens at a herd of elk quietly grazing in a meadow below.
Also labeled: Basic Jones
Many articles in OP suggest software programs to try for converting color images to black-and-white and discuss how to fine-tune the converted images.
The splendor of autumn foliage makes Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains a favorite stop on the annual circuit of many nomadic nature photographers in North America.
Also labeled: World View
When I went to Yosemite Valley this spring, as I have nearly every spring for the past 33 years, I photographed dogwood in bloom. I always gravitate to the same tree where I’ve made my best dogwood images.
Also labeled: On Landscape
I spent the last week of August deep in the heart of Alaska’s Denali National Park & Preserve as the visiting specialist for Camp Denali’s photographic Special Emphasis program.
Also labeled: Tech Tips
I’ve been at this game for a while, but in truth, I feel I’m doing some of my best work right now.
Also labeled: Natural Connections
Autofocus is a cooperative function of the camera and the lens. ...
I found that, due to the extremely contrasty conditions, the “Portrait” Picture Control setting for my JPEGs in the D90, with its inherently lower-contrast algorithms, produced the best out of the camera files.
The volcanic activity this year in Iceland has me thinking about returning to that country to record the changes in the aftermath of the eruption.
I keep hearing about photo apps for the iPhone, but I’m planning to get an Android-based smartphone.
Volcanoes are exhilarating subjects to photograph, but challenging places to expose your gear—and yourself. ...
During a recent school break, my family and I enjoyed a vacation at the beach.
I had it on my computer as a JPEG image and was able to attach it to my photos as a layer in Photoshop. Where can I find it again? ...
As a travel photographer, the environmental portrait has always been one of my go-to techniques.
Mention Borneo and many people think of wall-to-wall jungle, but actually, the world’s third-largest island has lost most of its original forests over the past few decades in a relentless cycle of clear-cutting and burning.
It almost looks like two rocks kissing. Or an elephant trunk. I found this granite arch in the 1970s purely by accident.
The 18-megapixel APS-C sensor has the advantage of higher resolution if you photograph with quality optics.
Many years ago, when I was involved with Ansel Adams’ workshops, I was fortunate to hear lectures by many master photographers.
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