Cameras Take The Picture, Photographers Make The Picture
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Cameras Take The Picture, Photographers Make The Picture

November 19, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
When it comes to becoming a better photographer, you gotta work for it
Understanding Depth Of Field
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Understanding Depth Of Field

November 12, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
There are a number of variables that determine just how much of an image is in focus from front to back
Apply these three motivational tips to your photography for better results
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Motivation: As Simple as ABC

November 5, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
Apply these three motivational tips to your photography for better results
Blending Multiple Exposures In Photoshop
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Blending Multiple Exposures In Photoshop

October 29, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
Burdened by moving objects when shooting a long exposure? Learn how to combine your long exposure image with one shot at a faster shutter speed to freeze the motion for flawless results.
small-scale scenics
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Small-Scale Scenics

October 22, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
When the drama fails to unfold for your grand landscape shot, move in close for a unique perspective
10 Ways To Work With The Light You’re Given
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10 Ways To Work With The Light You’re Given

October 15, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
Make the most of less-than-ideal lighting conditions when photographing wildlife subjects
Get Out From Under Your Protective Umbrella
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Get Out From Under Your Protective Umbrella

October 8, 2018 | By Staff

A quote about which to think regarding your photography: “He who aspires to raise the bar does not walk the…

Favorite Light For Landscapes
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Favorite Light For Landscapes

October 1, 2018 | By Staff

The most important aspect that determines if a photograph gains recognition is light. It certainly can be debated that other…

Favorite Light For Animals
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Favorite Light For Animals

September 24, 2018 | By Staff

The single most important aspect that contributes to the success of any photograph is light. While it can be debated…

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…

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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…

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