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The Art Of Seeing, Part 1

May 16, 2019 | Text & Photography By Marc Muench
In this three-part article series, we take a deep dive into the fundamentals of composing landscape photographs
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Big Moon Landscapes

May 6, 2019 | Text & Photography By Gary Hart
How to add a looming lunar accent to your scenic photography
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safety in our national parks, tips for safety
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10 Tips For Safety In Our National Parks

April 25, 2019 | By Wes Pitts
A mindful, well-planned approach to photography in our national parks will help protect you and the park’s wild inhabitants
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The Bridge To Black & White

February 26, 2019 | Text & Photography By James Kay
Creative considerations for making black-and-white images from color files
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Beyond The Camera

February 8, 2019 | Text & Photography By Huntington Witherill
Aesthetic expression in a photograph is more important than the tools and techniques used to make it
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Get Ready For Winter Photography

January 8, 2019 | Text & Photography By Kevin McNeal
Tips to protect yourself and your gear and to make stunning exposures of the season
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The “Normal” Lens

November 12, 2018 | Text & Photography By Justin Black
Mastering composition with standard focal length lenses
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How To Use Hyperfocal Focusing

November 6, 2018 | Text & Photography By Don Smith
Understand and use hyperfocal focusing to create sharper images and enhanced depth of field
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Fall Color Photo Tips: Burgess Cemetery in Grafton, Vermont
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Classic Fall Color Photo Tips

October 11, 2018 | Text & Photography By Stan Trzoniec
Try these fall color photo tips that pros rely on to capture your own beautiful images of the stunning displays of autumn foliage
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How To Use Histograms

May 15, 2018 | Text & Photography By Gary Hart
For precise exposures that best capture a scene’s dynamic range, ignore what the image preview looks like and rely on the histogram
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Make better landscape photos with previsualization
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The Approach To Better Landscape Photos

May 1, 2018 | Text & Photography By Marc Muench, Andy Williams And Sivani Babu
Three perspectives on seeing what is familiar—versus seeing what is new—in landscape photography
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There’s More Than One Right Answer

April 24, 2018 | By Wes Pitts / Photography By Dewitt Jones
Dewitt Jones’s TEDx talk reflects on his career and the mindset of celebration that has guided his work

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Cold weather photo tips: Iceberg in Greenland
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Cold Weather Photo Tips

February 21, 2018 | Text & Photography By Paul Zizka
Insights for shooting when the mercury drops below freezing
Photographing a lunar eclipse at Trona Pinnacles, California
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Photographing A Lunar Eclipse

January 16, 2018 | Text & Photography By Michael Frye
Equipment, planning and exposure techniques to successfully photograph a lunar eclipse
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A Case For Black & White

January 2, 2018 | Text & Photography By Alan Ross
Core concepts for successful black-and-white photography
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Shooting For Black And White

December 21, 2017 | Text & Photography By Andy Williams
Considerations when deciding if monochrome is the right choice for a subject
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Ode To Monet

October 30, 2017 | Text & Photography By Timothy Wolcott
Studying the work of celebrated painters can lead you to new ways of seeing photographically
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Tripods Are For Closers

October 12, 2017 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley
The foundation of a truly successful photograph is rooted in vision — equipment is almost incidental
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How To Photograph A Solar Eclipse

June 28, 2017 | Text & Photography By Lewis Kemper
Our guide to safely and successfully photographing this rare celestial phenomenon
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Macro Field Studio

May 26, 2017 | Text & Photography By Niall Benvie
Want to create studio-quality macro images of wild subjects in their environments? Try these tips to build a macro field studio for photos on location
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