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
Four ways to place the horizon in your photographs for creative emphasis
Aim for the sun
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Aim For The Sun

July 2, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
How to find great light beyond the "golden hours"
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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
Insights for emphasizing motion in your photographs
Sense Of Place Travel Photography
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Sense Of Place Travel Photography

June 11, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
Enhance your travel portfolio with photos that convey a sense of place
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B.E.T.T.E.R. P.I.C.S.

June 4, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
10 tips to improve your image-making techniques
Landscape Light, Part 2
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Landscape Light, Part 2

May 28, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
Lighting styles and techniques to add dimension and form to your landscape compositions
Landscape Light, Part 1
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Landscape Light, Part 1

May 21, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
Lighting styles and techniques to add dimension and form to your landscape compositions
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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Wildlife Family Portraits
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Wildlife Family Portraits

April 30, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
Regardless of the subject, there are basic photographic guidelines that govern the success of an image. Applying these guidelines to...
From My Perspective
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From My Perspective  

April 23, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
Considering perspective for more engaging photographs
Three Quick Nature Photography Tips
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Three Quick Nature Photography Tips

April 16, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
Over the many years I’ve been writing the OP Photo Tip of the Week, I’ve covered diverse topics, targeted tips...
The Edge Of Light
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The Edge Of Light

April 9, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
Rather than bathe your entire subject with luminescence, take it to the next level and solely light the most important parts of the subject while the rest is subdued in darker values
Year-Round Photo Thoughts
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Year-Round Photo Thoughts

April 2, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
Creative ideas for photography unique to each season of the year
Pan Like A Pro
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Pan Like A Pro

March 26, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
When done correctly, the end result is a blurry background with a sharp subject
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Color Be Gone

March 19, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
The very first enlargement I ever made was in black and white. I’ll never forget that moment as I watched...
Alliterative Photo Tips
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Alliterative Photo Tips

March 12, 2018 | Text & Photography By Russ Burden
For those of you who are regular readers of my Tip of the Week, you’ve become used to a specific...
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