Good Cameras Can Take Bad Photos

Good Cameras Can Take Bad Photos

Of course, it is much easier to blame the camera.

 
Metering in Photography

Metering in Photography

Appropriate decisions before you shoot save you hours of processing time.

 
How to Create the Perfect Photo Composition

How to Create the Perfect Photo Composition

Before we can create a perfect photo, we have to know what perfect looks like.

 
Travel Photography in the Real World

Travel Photography in the Real World

The sky is not always blue and the crowds do not always clear a path for you.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

Tree Photography Tips and Techniques

Tree Photography Tips and Techniques

Nature photography is a favorite genre of photography, and within nature photography, trees are one of the most common subjects. Trees are widespread, tremendously diverse, and can make both beautiful and majestic subjects. Quick reminder: only a few days left in the deal on these Creative Landscape Tutorial eBooks. In some respects, trees are also […]

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How to Use a Neutral Density Filter for Portraits (Video Tutorial)

How to Use a Neutral Density Filter for Portraits (Video Tutorial)

When you combine strobes with ambient light on a sunny day, you’re likely to run into problems with achieving a shallow depth of field. In the following video, Zach Gray explains how to solve this problem using a neutral density filter: (for those of you reading this by email, the video tutorial can be seen […]

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Midday Photography Tips

Midday Photography Tips

Most tutorials advise photographers not to shoot photos at noon. The sun is harsh and doesn’t flatter subjects. While it’s certainly not the most desirable time for a photo shoot, with the right approach you can still get great shots in the middle of the day. Shooting in Shade It’s not necessary to shoot directly […]

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Ansel Adams’s Son Revisits a Life Changing Photo (Video)

Ansel Adams’s Son Revisits a Life Changing Photo (Video)

Ansel Adams was one of the pioneers in landscape photography. His work is something extraordinary. Something still relevant today. Thanks to┬áMarc Silber‘s interview with the legendary photographer’s son, Michael Adams, we have the opportunity to see up close how some of his most important photos were born: (for those of you reading this by email, […]

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Visualizing Your Masterpiece

Visualizing Your Masterpiece

To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan… believe… act! Feel This is probably the hardest part of my process to describe. Hiking in the highlands, I am privileged to have access to some amazing landscapes,; as I walk through them I am overwhelmed by options. This makes it hard to […]

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A Paradise for Mountain Lovers in 11 Photos

A Paradise for Mountain Lovers in 11 Photos

Of all the landscapes I have photographed, mountains remain one of the most difficult to capture well. But I’ve found some amazing examples from photographers who really pulled it off: For more inspiration and some tips, check out 5 Landscape Photography Tips for Photographing Mountains. Landscape Photography eBook Deal Ending Soon: You have great ideas […]

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