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.

how to use histograms to improve your exposures
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How To Use Histograms

For precise exposures that best capture a scene’s dynamic range, ignore what the image preview looks like and rely on the histogram.

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.

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.

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Keeping Your Photos Safe, Part 4: Backup Workflow

Essential steps to take for a cohesive backup strategy that ensures the longevity of your photo library

© 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.

Fall Color Tips
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Fall Color Photography

Numerous autumns have come and gone and for each, I provided tips and insight on how to capture splendid fall…

Barefoot Contessa Photo Adventures
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Barefoot Contessa Photo Adventures

“Seek your own vision, and create great photos!” is our tag line and our philosophy. And we do it using…