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

Digital SLR Focus Tips

Digital SLR Focus Tips

Even with all the advancements being made in digital technology, getting tack sharp images using your DSLR’s auto-focus feature isn’t always easy to do. A lot of things can trip up an auto-focus and even when you think your edges are crisp, upon closer inspection, it might turn out that they are still slightly off […]

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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. In some respects, trees are also easy to photograph: they are widely visible and, unlike animals, they sit still, allowing you to […]

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How to Use a Neutral Density Filter for Portraits

How to Use a Neutral Density Filter for Portraits

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: “Problem: Using high-powered strobes can force you to use an undesirable f-stop, inhibiting your […]

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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

Ansel Adams’s Son Revisits a Life Changing Photo

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: Michael Adams tells the story of one particular […]

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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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