Fall Color Tips
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Fall Color Photography

September 17, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

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

Every Picture Tells A Story
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Every Picture Tells A Story

September 10, 2018 | By Staff

A camera’s lens records the world as seen by the photographer. The camera freezes history, exaggerates time via slow shutters,…

Effects Tab: Post Crop Vignette
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Effects Tab: Post Crop Vignette

September 3, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

An old darkroom trick is to tone down the edges of a print so the eye is lead to the…

Photograph The Conventional Unconventionally
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Photograph The Conventional Unconventionally

August 27, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Prior to directing my focus to wildlife photo tours, I ran numerous trips that were 100-percent scenic. Doing this for…

Fundamental Foreground Factors
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Fundamental Foreground Factors

August 20, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

There are three primary reasons for incorporating good foregrounds into your landscapes. First and foremost, they provide a leading line…

Caution: Wide Load
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Caution: Wide Load

August 13, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Ultra-wide-angle lenses are a unique breed. In order to maximize their potential, there are characteristics they possess that need to…

Conditions Rule
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Conditions Rule

August 6, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Whether it’s a fleeting moment of time or the complete change of a season, conditions dictate the difference between a…

Super-Telephoto Challenges
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Super-Telephoto Challenges

July 30, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Super-telephotos—Those 500mm or 600mm ƒ/4 bazookas, the 800mm primes that are super, super-tele or the latest superzooms that go from…

Backyard Bird Photography
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Backyard Bird Photography

July 23, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Songbird photography is difficult on many levels. Songbirds fly fast, they often move without providing signals, they’re small so they…

Put Experimentation To The Test
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Put Experimentation To The Test

July 16, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Every time you bring the camera to your eye, apply the many compositional rules that apply to art. But the…

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The Highs And Lows Of A Horizon

July 9, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Horizon placement is important to the success of a photograph. One that’s poorly placed, isn’t level or is awkward relative…

Aim for the sun
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Aim For The Sun

July 2, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

When one thinks about what constitutes great light to photograph wildlife, early morning and late afternoon comes to mind. The…

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Attain Success Through Failure

June 25, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Success: An achievement that’s marked by prosperity, by the attainment of honors, recognition and the anticipated goal. Failure: Lack of…

Three Action Quick Tips
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Three Action Quick Tips

June 18, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Many photographers equate the word action with sports photography. It obviously applies, but it’s not the only aspect that’s applicable….

Sense Of Place Travel Photography
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Sense Of Place Travel Photography

June 11, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

The word “travel” evokes thoughts of airports, overseas sights, passports, inoculations, power converters and other aspects of a major journey….

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B.E.T.T.E.R. P.I.C.S.

June 4, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

We all strive to improve our image-making techniques. Even the most seasoned veteran thinks about the many facets that determine…

Landscape Light, Part 2
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Landscape Light, Part 2

May 28, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Last week, in part 1, I covered three important qualities of landscape light: side light, alpenglow light and front light….

Landscape Light, Part 1
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Landscape Light, Part 1

May 21, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

My photo tour company’s tagline is, “It’s All About The Light.” Light is the ingredient that carves, shapes and adds dimension….

Give It Some Time
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Give It Some Time

May 14, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

I’ve often heard people say that life passes by in the blink of an eye and the years go by…

Mess With Mother Nature
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Mess With Mother Nature

May 7, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Have you ever made a “Slide Sandwich?” It contains no cold cuts or fancy dressings. There are no exotic veggies…

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