Whether you enjoy creating by pencil, brush or camera, the challenge of keeping your creative level at its peak can be daunting. ...
"ONE MORE STEP." This mantra is bouncing around in my brain as my body tries to follow suit.
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.
I was an early adopter of graduated neutral-density filters to tame the huge discrepancies between mesa-top sunlight and the dark shadows of the canyon depths.
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.
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.
We polled a number of professionals for some of their best photo tips, and in the spirit of our 25th Anniversary issue, we’ve come up with a list of 25 that are sure to help you make better photographs.
Ansel Adams wrote extensively about the importance of blacks in a print in his classic book, The Print.
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Nature photography is part art and part science. There’s the spiritual side of being out in the wilderness where you can find a beautiful scene.
After a 10-year absence to tend to other business, Chris Klapheke rededicated himself to photography in 2004. He really never had paid any attention to birds before, but a workshop with bird photography guru Arthur Morris at Bosque del Apache National...
The first time I tried to photograph the full moon setting over Longs Peak from the summit of Twin Sisters in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains was a complete fiasco.
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In this era of digital photography, we’re bombarded with imagery each and every day.
In Outdoor Photographer, you’ve learned core techniques to use while photographing the landscape: exposure, depth of field, use of lenses, composition and more.
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Autofocus is a cooperative function of the camera and the lens. ...
A few years ago, I put together a large exhibition of work for the benefit of an environmental cause. A few years ago, I put...
There are few places on earth where all nature’s colors mingle with such quintessential romantic and wild sceneries. ...
When I’m away to teach or photograph elsewhere, I feel that I’ve somehow abandoned my responsibility to witness the progression of the extended animal families at home.
I can still recall the soft pillows of clouds drifting across the face of the Teton Range as I drove north to meet a client at Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park many years ago.
A conventional lens has the planes of the sensor (or film), the lens and the focused slice of reality all perpendicular to the axis of 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.
Most new DSLRs have Live View, yet too many nature photographers don’t use it. Most new DSLRs have Live View, yet too many nature p...
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When I teach my workshops, I find that there are some participants who come more prepared than others.
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Video is a wonderful visual medium that adds whole new dimensions of movement and sound to your photography. Video is a wonderful visual medium...
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.
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