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Learn To Love Big Sky

August 13, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Allow yourself to break conventions of photographic composition such as the Rule of Thirds for a fresh look at the landscape
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Take A Prime Challenge

August 9, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Find new perspectives in photography by confining yourself to a focal length outside your comfort zone
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Convert Your Old Digital Camera To Infrared

August 7, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Instead of selling your older digital camera or letting it collect dust, consider giving it a new life as an infrared camera
split toning
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Try Split Toning For Landscape Photos

August 5, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Split toning can be a powerful technique to enhance mood and create visual impact in a landscape photo
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Today’s Smartphone Cameras Really Are Amazing

August 2, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
While it can’t match the capabilities and adaptability of an interchangeable-lens camera, the camera in your pocket is getting better all the time
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The Allure Of Drones For Photography

July 31, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Drones allow us to get incredible perspectives for landscape photography, but please use them respectfully and lawfully
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Embrace Your Obstacles In Photography

July 26, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Revisiting your former creative blocks can help you grow as a photographer and learn to see opportunities instead of impediments
image illustrating juxtaposition of man made bridge and forest surroundings
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Using Juxtaposition In Your Photos

July 24, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Juxtaposition can be a powerful compositional tool. Try framing scenes that incorporate natural elements versus man-made structures
image of sunburst effect over the horizon
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Tips For Great Sunburst Photos

July 22, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Include a sunburst in your landscape photos to add a point of interest
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Try A Photo Study To Focus On Finer Details

July 19, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Exploring the details of slot canyons with a telephoto lens helped me find new ways to photograph these iconic rock formations
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Get Creative With Natural Frames In Your Photos

July 17, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Add a sense of place and discovery for your viewers by using elements in the landscape to frame the main subject of your nature images
wide shot tele lens
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Make A Wide Shot With A Tele Lens

July 14, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Try a pan-and-stitch approach to combine multiple telephoto shots into a single wider view

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river in forest shot with a fisheye lens
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A Love Letter To My Fisheye Lens

July 10, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Embrace the distortion and perspective of a fisheye lens to find new creative expression when shooting familiar landscapes
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Try A Telephoto Lens For Landscapes

July 9, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Wide-angle lenses are the go-to for landscape photography, but don’t miss out on the possibilities of longer focal lengths
aurora photos with mountain background
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Tips For Great Aurora Photos

July 8, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
How to photograph the Northern and Southern Lights successfully
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Bring On The Bad Weather For Photography

July 3, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Instead of cozying up indoors on gloomy days, head out to make images
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Don’t Forget To Look Down

July 1, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
While your main photo subject may be the incredible landscape on the horizon, you can often find interesting photos right at your feet
Image of a river from the photo study “The Path of Least Resistance”
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The Creative Power Of A Photo Study

June 27, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
Long-term photo projects based on a theme, or a "photo study," can help you find new artistic approaches to familiar subjects and places
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Document The Journey

June 24, 2019 | Text & Photography By Brian Matiash
When you’re headed to a specific location for photography, don’t miss the many photo opportunities along the way
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Going With the Flow

May 31, 2018 | Text & Photography By William Neill
Dogwood Tapestry I have been photographing the dogwood of Yosemite Valley for 40 years. My favorite locations are along the...
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