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Solutions: Endless Storage


Solutions: Endless Storage

The G-DOCK ev is compatible with three drive options. The problem with most desktop backup drives is that once you've reached your storage...

Solutions: Really Low Light


Solutions: Really Low Light

As sensors and processing engines have advanced, we've broken through the 100,000, 200,000 and even the 400,000 ISO marks. ISO has been a...

Solutions: Handheld Shooting Technique


Solutions: Handheld Shooting Technique

Wildlife photography is challenging in any circumstances. Wildlife photography is challenging in any circumstances. To get great images, you...

Solutions: Just Win, Baby!


Solutions: Just Win, Baby!

The popularity of photo contests exploded with the rise of the Internet.

Solutions: The Monitor Debate


Solutions: The Monitor Debate

If you edit digital images, you interact with your computer monitor more than with any other device, even more than with your camera.

Also labeled: Gear

Solutions: Keep Quiet


Solutions: Keep Quiet

High-contrast scenes always have been difficult to process, but Adobe made this task considerably easier with the Process Version tools in Lightroom 4 and 5.

Solutions: Hard Cases


Solutions: Hard Cases

As nature photographers, we keep working to lighten our loads. ...

Also labeled: Gear

Solutions: Your Website Made Simple


Solutions: Your Website Made Simple

A whole cottage industry sprang up around building photographers' websites.

Solutions: What’s In The Bag: B&W In The Field


Solutions: What’s In The Bag: B&W In The Field

The essence of black-and-white lies in tonality and texture.

Also labeled: Camera Technique

Solutions: Tracking The Sky


Solutions: Tracking The Sky

The cooler winter months yield the best skies for pure astrophotography, but for most of us, long, cold nights spent sitting next to a camera with an open shutter really isn't all that appealing. ...

Solutions: Prime Options For Mirrorless


Solutions: Prime Options For Mirrorless

As mirrorless cameras expand their foothold, lens manufacturers have started developing models.

Solutions: Limiting Diffraction


Solutions: Limiting Diffraction

Have you ever looked at your photos and detected an annoying lack of sharpness?

Also labeled: Gear

Solutions: Shutter Speeds & Shutter Angles


Solutions: Shutter Speeds & Shutter Angles

Time-lapse has exploded in popularity. ...

Solutions: Fluid Heads For Still & Motion


Solutions: Fluid Heads For Still & Motion

The two most popular types of heads for nature photographers are the ballhead and three-way head.

Solutions: Beat The Blur


Solutions: Beat The Blur

The most frustrating occurrence in nature photography is returning home with a card full of images and finding that your prized shots are soft. The...

Also labeled: Camera Technique

AF Fine-Tuning


AF Fine-Tuning

Cameras and lenses are both precision instruments, and today's AF systems are the best we've ever seen. Cameras and lenses are both precision...

Also labeled: How-To

Geotagging


Geotagging

You don't need a camera with a built-in GPS to geotag your images although such devices make it simpler since they do it automatically as you shoot.

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Sweep Panorama


Sweep Panorama

The Fuji 617G was a favorite camera for a relatively small group of photographers who wanted to make panorama images with maximum possible quality.

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How To Set The Black Point


How To Set The Black Point

Ansel Adams wrote extensively about the importance of blacks in a print in his classic book, The Print.

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Making A Faux Mat


Making A Faux Mat

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...

Also labeled: How-To, Printing & Processing

Use Live View For Sharper Shots


Use Live View For Sharper Shots

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...

Also labeled: How-To

Video Quick Tips


Video Quick Tips

Video is a wonderful visual medium that adds whole new dimensions of movement and sound to your photography. Video is a wonderful visual medium...

Also labeled: How-To, Video

The Real McCoy


The Real McCoy

As a young boy, I learned early about the excitement of an original piece of art. As a young boy, I learned early about the excitement of an...

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White Balance


White Balance

White balance is an adjustment that accounts for the color temperature of the light in a scene.

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NANPA Summit 2010


NANPA Summit 2010

It was off to Reno, Nev., for the 2010 North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) Summit.

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Wacom Intuos4 Wireless


Wacom Intuos4 Wireless

For photo enhancements like burning and dodging, cloning and painting layer masks, you can’t beat the accuracy and efficiency of pressure-sensitive pen tablets from Wacom.

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Film Vs. Digital


Film Vs. Digital

When we examine legendary photographers like Ansel Adams, we realize that, by today’s standards, the equipment they used was more of a handicap than a secret ingredient.

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Gimbal Heads


Gimbal Heads

Bird photographers and other action shooters frequently have to use really long lenses to get close-ups of often-distant subjects. ...

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Shooting Macro? Try Flash!


Shooting Macro? Try Flash!

Most nature photographers spend the majority of their time shooting the very large in the natural world—big mountains, big animals. We become obsessed with the grandeur of outdoor photography.

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Adding Sound


Adding Sound

We’re heading to a multimedia age. As new HD video-capable D-SLRs come online with more and more frequency, nature photographers are increasingly able to add dimension to their photography by incorporating motion and still imagery into short...

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