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Best Lens For Macro


Best Lens For Macro

When choosing a macro lens, it’s not just about magnification. ...

Land Art


Land Art

Few places on earth match the scenic wonders of the American Southwest.

A Dance On The Beach


A Dance On The Beach

It's such an exciting time for photographers, but it can be difficult to keep up with all the rapidly changing technology.

True Teamwork


True Teamwork

Each of us has different work to do with different cameras, we're gathering background for the written story, we know what the objective is, and we support each other as much as possible.

Embrace The Fog


Embrace The Fog

I love the way winter fog and mist can simplify the landscape and lend a tranquil mood to a scene.

Keeping It Real, Or Calling It Art


Keeping It Real, Or Calling It Art

Every photographer will have grappled with the question of how much to edit photos in the camera or later with tools like HDR software, Photoshop and Lightroom.

A Rose By Any Other Name...


A Rose By Any Other Name...

I have one of the new Canon cameras that allows multiple captures on a single frame.

Counting Condors


Counting Condors

ome animals live in the shadows of a mystique we have bestowed on them.

Exposure For HDSLR Video


Exposure For HDSLR Video

If there's one thing I haven't been sweating too much in the 11 or so years since I went from shooting slides to shooting digital, it's exposure.

Extend Your Range


Extend Your Range

A tele-extender, when placed between the camera body and lens, multiplies the magnification of the lens to which it's attached.

From Eye Candy To Soul Food


From Eye Candy To Soul Food

Thus began a journey that changed me both as a photographer and as a person.

Photographs For The Spirit


Photographs For The Spirit

For this column, I want to share some new images. ...

Shoot For The Stars


Shoot For The Stars

Lately I've seen a number of interesting images of the night sky showing a silhouetted foreground and the Milky Way.

Also labeled: How-To, Tech Tips

My Favorite Things


My Favorite Things

I hope Oprah won't mind if I use a tagline she made famous. ...

Also labeled: Fleeting Vistas

Photo Fixie


Photo Fixie

Single-speed mountain bike riders, boulderers, prime lens users. ...

Also labeled: How-To, Photo Adventure

Look Into My Iris


Look Into My Iris

The aperture setting is critical to three different aspects of image capture.

Also labeled: Tech Tips

Elevating Your Game


Elevating Your Game

It's the kind of challenge I get more and more frequently in these tight economic times.

Also labeled: How-To, Photo Traveler

Deep Focus


Deep Focus

My wildflower photographs usually fall short.

Also labeled: How-To, Tech Tips

Spring In The Canyon


Spring In The Canyon

On Earth Day this year, my daughter and I visited the nearby Merced River Canyon, where I lived for 20 years.

Also labeled: On Landscape

Dailies


Dailies

Post a new iPhone photo on Facebook every day? What have I gotten myself into?!

Also labeled: Basic Jones

Cross With Purpose


Cross With Purpose

Many exciting nature subjects come with a built-in photographic challenge: reflections that mask color and detail.

Also labeled: Tech Tips

Cosmophobia...Really?


Cosmophobia...Really?

The supermoon of May 5, 2012, rose just after sunset, so the photographic opportunities were fabulous.

Also labeled: Fleeting Vistas, How-To

Give POV A Try


Give POV A Try

In sports, the POV camera captures a game from the point of view of the player. The view might be over the shoulder or any location near their position, of them or the action.

Also labeled: How-To, Photo Adventure

Bending The Rules


Bending The Rules

In most cases, grid-focusing screens are designed to intersect at the points where the camera focuses; that's one reason why they aren't interchangeable among manufacturers and specific camera models.

Also labeled: How-To, Tech Tips

Glacier National Park, Montana


Glacier National Park, Montana

Northern Montana's expansive Glacier National Park offers over 700 miles of trails, with 760 lakes, 175 mountains and two dozen glaciers. ...

Also labeled: Favorite Places, Locations

Primeval Pulse


Primeval Pulse

The annual spring migration of shorebirds is an awesome phenomenon. Untold millions of them fly from wintering grounds all over the Americas to reach summer nesting grounds in the Arctic. As they cover distances spanning half the globe, their food...

Also labeled: How-To, World View

Smooth Operator


Smooth Operator

When making the transition from stills to video, the conventional wisdom dictates that camera movement is bad.

Also labeled: How-To, Photo Traveler

Realizations


Realizations

A short one this time, just walking out to Papohaku Beach here on Molokai to watch the sunset.

Also labeled: How-To, Basic Jones

Experience & Perseverance


Experience & Perseverance

When I'm teaching photographers how they can improve their photography, I often talk about the need for separation of tones in postprocessing.

Also labeled: How-To, On Landscape

Give ’Em Some Space


Give ’Em Some Space

This issue will reach you in April, when spring is really getting started in most of the country.

Also labeled: How-To, Tech Tips

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