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National Parks Safety Tips For Photographers

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Before heading into the wild, read these tips for planning and enjoying a safe, successful photo adventure
Sunset photograph taken at Lake Wanaka, New Zealand.
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Take Better Sunset Photographs

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Understanding the conditions necessary for vivid sunrise and sunset photographs
Example of using a telephoto for landscapes.
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Telephoto Landscapes

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Your telephoto lenses may become your favorites for landscape compositions
Image illustrating wildflower photography tips for shooting at sunset.
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Wildflower Photography Tips

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How to create bold, vibrant images of wildflower scenes
Image illustrating a unique landscape photo perspective on Mount Cook.
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Something Completely Different

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Move beyond famous vista points and rehashed compositions to create compelling new landscape compositions that are uniquely yours
Image illustrating the advantage of focus peaking to achieve sharpness throughout a photograph.
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How To Use Focus Peaking For Maximum Sharpness

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How to use focus peaking to get maximum sharpness with every shot
Image of aspen trees taken with Polaroid Type 52 film.
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Writing With Light

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How my experience with Polaroid films helped me discover the qualities of light and its impact for successful photographs
When to use black and white: An example image of two bears.
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When To Use Black & White Photography

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Monochrome may be a better choice than color for some nature photos. Here's how to decide when to use black-and-white photography.
A photo looking through a cave to the starry sky beyond.
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The Art of Luminosity, Part 3

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Processing for perfection
Image of a skater on a frozen lake.
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Captured In Ice

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Art of luminosity, example of natural lighting effects
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The Art of Luminosity, Part 2

February 3, 2021 | Text & Photography By Marc Muench
Learning to see, compose and expose for the type of light in your scene
Image created by planning and previsualization.
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Visualize, Plan, Shoot!

February 2, 2021 | Text & Photography By Glenn Randall
How to use maps and apps to plan the images you imagine

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Winter landscape photography: snowy roadway with bright yellow curve signs
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The Allure Of Winter Landscape Photography

January 11, 2021 | Text & Photography By Kristen Ryan
Practical tips and creative techniques to capture the magic of the season
Image that reveals dramatic luminosity
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Winter landscape photography: close-up image of frozen bubbles
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Re-Think Your Winter Landscape Photography

December 14, 2020 | Text & Photography By Dave Welling
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Dancing Around The Teacup: Look Up & Down
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November 20, 2020 | Text & Photography By Jonathan Irish
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High-key photograph of a bison
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Beyond The Traditional Print

September 8, 2020 | Text & Photography By Lisa Langell
Use the principles of interior design to create a market for your photography and explore new creative directions
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Monsoon Photography In The Southwest

July 13, 2020 | Text & Photography By Dave Welling
Summer storms in the Southwest bring stunning light, stirring clouds, plus lightning and rainbows for dramatic monsoon photography
macro photo tips: layered camellia blooms
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Focus On The Details

July 8, 2020 | Text & Photography By Darrell Gulin
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An example of HDR technique used in a nature photo
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