I think one of the most underutilized pieces of camera gear available to outdoor photographers is the portable flash.
I've tried macro image-stacking software repeatedly, but have had terrible luck with it. When I change focus points, the image size changes slightly.
Of the great array of gear that I've used over the course of my career, there is no item about which I'm fussier than my tripod.
But the mood changed immediately when he realized I focus on landscapes. "Landscapes are dead," he said. "They don't move."
On a recent trip to Yosemite Valley, I spent some time photographing waterfalls.
I'm having trouble getting my wide-angle panoramas to stitch together. Wide-Angle Panoramas
Deep in the Namib Desert of southwest Africa, there's a remarkable place.
Two weeks before the 10th anniversary of 9/11, I was in the security line at Newark Airport once again.
What setting would you recommend to shoot in Antarctica? ...
California's Sierra Nevada has drawn people ever since word first got out about its breathtaking beauty. In the 1860s, Alfred Bierstadt enshrined these mountains as an iconic American place with his monumental paintings.
An endless supply of unique, never-photographed locations awaits all of us in the more remote areas of our country. Getting to these locations is the challenge.
I get a kick out of shooting in the worst kinds of weather—rain, snow, sandstorms—that sort of thing.
Are these photographers using special cameras and software, or can I do this with my DSLR's HD video?
If you read this column regularly, you know I love tech "tools." Sometimes my wife Kathy calls them "toys," but maybe she's just kidding.
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What are you willing to die for? Because you are doing that right now." Those 14 words on Twitter shook me to my core.
When I bought my first camera in 1974, it came with a set of extension tubes for macro photography.
Like the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland, I came late to the tea party.
We've just returned from a three-week digital photo safari in Botswana and Zambia with a wonderful group of advanced nature photographers.
Here, half a world away, I'm working away at one of my favorite notions: the timeless moment, and how to preserve it photographically.
When adventurer and packraft legend Roman Dial asked if I wanted to join him and his son Cody on a packraft descent of Tasmania's iconic Franklin River, I said to count me in.
When I want the final results from my DSLR to be black-and-white, should I set the camera to shoot in black-and-white or continue to shoot in color (RGB) and convert later?
I've been reading Outdoor Photographer long before I ever entertained the dream of being a landscape photographer.
There's a moment, before technique, before judgment, before even thought, when something turns my head.
My roots in photography go back to my university days in Holland. My roots in photography go back to my...
This column is dedicated to all of you who have asked me where you can access the information you need to improve your outdoor photography.
Isn’t it funny how ideas get started? When my kids started back to school last August, I gave myself the assignment to develop a new portfolio theme.
Only one letter separates the words "take" and "make," but their meanings are worlds apart. Only one letter separates the words...
To lengthen the exposures, I used a Fader filter and a polarizer on my 70-200mm ƒ/2.8 lens. All the photographs from the shoot were unsharp!
The migration from far, far below begins in predawn light. Hundreds of people wind their way up from sea level in cars, buses and motorcycles.
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.
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