With Lightroom 4, Adobe has made the most significant change to its RAW image-processing engine since Adobe Camera Raw was first introduced in 2003.
My first long lens, purchased back in 1983, was the Canon 400mm ƒ/4.5 FD.
Blessed with nearly 10 million acres of wetlands and a major migration route along the Mississippi flyway, my home state of Minnesota attracts innumerable species of waterfowl and wading birds, especially during the fall and spring migrations.
Summits are magical places. Reaching the summit of a high peak gives me the exhilarating, humbling and awe-inspiring experience of being a tiny speck on top of the world. ...
When I can't get a signal with my phone, a weather radio gives me another option for finding out what's up with the crazy weather around me.
If you come from sea level and want to go on a tour at high elevation, are you physically fit and able to handle the abrupt acclimation?
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...
When making the transition from stills to video, the conventional wisdom dictates that camera movement is bad.
A short one this time, just walking out to Papohaku Beach here on Molokai to watch the sunset.
When I'm teaching photographers how they can improve their photography, I often talk about the need for separation of tones in postprocessing.
This issue will reach you in April, when spring is really getting started in most of the country.
The spectacular wilderness in California's Mojave Desert ignited my time-lapse addiction. I'd casually set up a camera and tripod, point it at something lovely, program an interval and meander through the desert, my robot camera clicking away.
The light is just blazing away as we head down the highway.
I think one of the most underutilized pieces of camera gear available to outdoor photographers is the portable flash.
In a competitive world, getting your photographs to stand out from all the other entries isn't easy.
Every new digital photographer struggles with how to process images.
Ansel Adams was an accomplished musician, as well as maybe the finest landscape photographer of all time
If you think a polarizer is only for darkening the sky, you're missing opportunities to enhance reflections, saturate color and emphasize texture in shade or overcast. ...
The natural world offers an unlimited cornucopia of subject matter for the discerning black-and-white photographer, ranging from delicate details to classic grand vistas. ...
But the mood changed immediately when he realized I focus on landscapes. "Landscapes are dead," he said. "They don't move."
When he was working in a black-and-white darkroom with glass plates and later with film negatives, Ansel Adams frequently made very large prints.
The recent trend in jerky, handheld, rapid-fire, jump-cut TV defies this rule, but novice filmmakers would do well to start with less nausea-inducing techniques.
We see action before us as a blur of movement that often passes by in a linear progression.
There's a time for subtle, and there's a time to punch things up. Extra intensity is usually associated with punched-up saturation, but that only works when you have a shot that's strong to begin with.
I'm having trouble getting my wide-angle panoramas to stitch together. Wide-Angle Panoramas
For most photographers, the biggest hurdle to getting into video with a DSLR is taking the first step.
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. ...
Deep in the Namib Desert of southwest Africa, there's a remarkable place.
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....
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