Tips & Techniques

Master the skills needed for successful landscape, wildlife and nature photography with expert instruction, tips and techniques, from how-to basics to advanced concepts.

Nature & Landscapes
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Nature & Landscapes

Techniques to help you visualize, compose and expose for dramatic light, grand landscape vistas and intimate details of nature.

Wildlife Techniques
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Wildlife Techniques

How to prepare, approach and photograph wild animals in their natural habitats safely and with respect for their wellbeing.

Arctic pack ice captured with a standard focal length lens
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The “Normal” Lens

Mastering composition with standard focal length lenses.

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Wildlife in the landscape, Bison in Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park.
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Wildlife In The Landscape

You don’t need an expensive telephoto prime to make compelling wildlife photos. Instead, try a lighter, more affordable zoom, and reveal your subjects in their environments.

Travel Photography
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Travel Photography

Tips for documenting your travels and the places, people, customs and cultures you encounter.

Sports & Adventures
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Sports & Adventures

Capture the locations, action and emotion of your favorite outdoor sports and photo adventures.

Better travel photos begin by understanding local cultures and customs.
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Focus On Culture

Advice for creating a portfolio of images that tells the stories of your travels abroad.

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Surf photography, taken from a boat in Tahiti
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Surf Photography: Catching The Wave

How to capture epic surf photography on land and in the water.

Photo Editing Tips
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Photo Editing Tips

Learn the workflow to process your exposures and achieve what you envisioned in the final image.

Printing & Output
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Printing & Output

Software techniques to optimize your best images for fine art printing and digital display.

Processing fall color photos like this fall scene .
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Processing Fall Color Photos In Lightroom Classic CC

Understanding the difference between Lightroom’s Vibrance and Saturation sliders can dramatically improve your results when processing fall color photos.

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© Kerik Kouklis
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Platinum Prints From Digital Files

Explore classic analog printing techniques for your black-and-white images.

Photo Tip of the Week
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Photo Tip of the Week

Our collection of photography tips from our “Tip Of The Week” newsletter.

Classes, Tours & Workshops
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Classes, Tours & Workshops

Discover exciting opportunities to travel and learn with expert photographers.

Compose Yourself
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Compose Yourself

There are a number of conventional words that are associated with how a photo should be composed. Given their definitions,…

South Texas: Beyond The Brush
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South Texas: Beyond The Brush

The desolate landscape of the South Texas Brush Country doesn’t look like much, but it percolates with life. In fact, while many of the world’s other destinations lose species, South Texas’ biodiversity makes it one of North America’s best places for wildlife photography.