Back-Button Autofocus
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Back-Button Autofocus  

April 24, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Back-button autofocus—a large number of photographers love it, others have no idea what it is. Most photographers use the shutter…

Therapeutic Photography
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Therapeutic Photography

April 17, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Photography can be therapeutic. Sometimes you just need a “photo fix” when you “just gotta get out and make some…

Achieving Depth Of Field In Macro Photography  
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Depth Of Field In Macro Photography  

April 10, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Photography is art. Creativity, light and composition all determine if a photograph is visually successful. Unlike some other art mediums,…

Five Must-Know Photoshop Quick TIps
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Five Must-Know Photoshop Quick Tips

April 3, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

“Photoshoppers” are very particular in the way they use the program. Many utilize a workflow that includes tricks, keyboard short…

The Wonder Of Water
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Discover The Wonder Of Water Photography

March 27, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Without water, life as we know it couldn’t exist. With this in mind, it’s time to give some attention to…

Photography By The Alphabet, Part 5—U To Z
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Photography By The Alphabet, Part 5—U To Z

March 20, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Today’s Photo Tip Of The Week is the final installment in a five-tip series. The series has been spread out…

Photography By The Alphabet, Part 4—P To T
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Photography By The Alphabet, Part 4—P To T

March 13, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Today’s Photo Tip Of The Week is part of a five-tip series. The series is spread out over a five-week…

Photography By The Alphabet, Part 3—K To O
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Photography By The Alphabet, Part 3—K To O

March 6, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Today’s Photo Tip Of The Week is part three of a five tip series. The series is spread out over…

Photography By The Alphabet, Part 2—F To J
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Photography By The Alphabet, Part 2—F To J

February 27, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Today’s Photo Tip Of The Week is part two of a five-tip series. The series is spread out over a…

Photography By The Alphabet: Part 1—A to E  
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Photography By The Alphabet, Part 1—A To E  

February 20, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Over the course of the next five Outdoor Photographer Tips of the Week, I take you on an alphabetical journey…

Give Your Point And Shoot Some Love
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Give Your Point And Shoot Some Love

February 13, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

I sometimes get asked, “What’s the best camera?” While I do have preferences, the most truthful answer is, “The one…

The Psychology of Color
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The Psychology Of Color

February 6, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Color shouldn’t be taken for granted. The more you understand the psychology of color, how colors fall on the color…

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Long Exposure Tips And Tricks
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Long Exposure Tips And Tricks    

January 30, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Many circumstances necessitate long exposures, but they’re most commonly reserved for low-light photography. Cityscapes at night, dawn and dusk landscapes,…

Animal Portrait Tips
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Animal Portrait Tips

January 23, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Animal portrait photography is a challenge. Whether you photograph a pet, a wildlife subject or make grab shots, numerous factors…

Get the Flash Off the Camera
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Using An Off Camera Flash

January 16, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Using an off camera flash can do so much to improve the quality of a photo, yet it’s underutilized. The…

New To A DSLR? Check Out These Features, Part 2
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New To A DSLR? Check Out These Features, Part 2  

January 9, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

In last week’s Tip, I covered autofocus modes, choosing the proper active autofocus point and the depth of field preview…

New To A DSLR? Things You Should Know, Part 1
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Received A New DSLR? Things You Should Know, Part 1

January 2, 2017 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

If you never exceed 25 mph, purchasing a Corvette doesn’t make sense. A $2,000 set of gold clubs isn’t practical…

Cold Weather Photo Tips
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Cold Weather Photography Tips  

December 26, 2016 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

It’s winter, and baby it’s cold outside. If you live where it’s warm, go with the flow. When it’s cold,…

Get Familiar With The OUTPUT Module in Bridge In Photoshop CC
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Get Familiar With The Output Module in Bridge In Photoshop CC

December 19, 2016 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Although the Output Module is no longer bundled with Bridge CC, it can be downloaded from Adobe. It’s an easy…

Turn Down The Lights: Low-Light Landscapes 
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Turn Down The Lights: Low Light Landscapes

December 12, 2016 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden

Dawn and dusk have become two of my favorite times to photograph the landscape. There’s a short window of time…

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