Arctic pack ice captured with a standard focal length lens
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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
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
how to use histograms to improve your exposures
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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
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
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
black-and-white lagoon at Pfeiffer State Beach
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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
shooting for black and white Aldeyjarfoss waterfall, North Iceland after conversion to black and white
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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
When to use a tripod - Sacramento River
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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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Solar eclipse sun and corona, Baja California, Mexico, 1991.
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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
Macro field studio setup
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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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Grand Landscapes, Intimate Details

May 8, 2017 | Text & Photography By Dave Welling
Tell a deeper story of a place by adding close-up images to your location portfolios
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Macro Vision

May 1, 2017 | Text & Photography By Mike Moats
When, where and how to explore the wonders of close-up photography
Abstract Landscape Photography by Justin Black
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Abstract Landscape Photography Tips

March 30, 2017 | Text & Photography By Justin Black
An infinite number of creative abstract landscape photography compositions are out there just waiting to be discovered
© Dave Welling
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The Magic Of Light’s Edges

January 10, 2017 | Text & Photography By Dave Welling
Ten ways to use stormy weather and atmospheric conditions to your creative advantage
Photographing Meteor Showers - Perseids
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Photographing Meteor Showers

December 8, 2016 | Text & Photography By Glenn Randall
Techniques to create a single image that captures the experience of this celestial phenomenon
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Techniques For Fall Color Photography

September 21, 2016 | Text & Photography By Kurt Budliger
No matter where you live or travel this fall season, try these 10 creative techniques to make your best autumn images yet
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