Low Light Photography Tips

Low Light Photography Tips

Here is a helpful infographic on the subject.

 
Night Sky & Star Photography Techniques

Night Sky & Star Photography Techniques

It's one of the easiest forms of photography that yields some of the most impressive results.

 
Taking and Processing Fog & Mist Photos

Taking and Processing Fog & Mist Photos

Be prepared to get up early to catch the best shots!

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

What’s the Right Focal Length for You?

What’s the Right Focal Length for You?

Whenever you want to fill your frame with the subject, you have two options. You can either walk to get closer to the subject, or zoom in if you’re using a zoom lens. Both of these options for filling the frame have other implications for how the image turns out. Factors like background compression, depth […]

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Tips for Photographing Hummingbirds

Tips for Photographing Hummingbirds

By and far the easiest way to photograph hummingbirds is to place a hummingbird feeder in our backyard and wait for the little guys to start visiting. We quickly realize that they have absolutely no compunction about being in close proximity to us. In fact, the hummingbirds that visit my feeder seem to have developed […]

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The Thing That Matters in Photography

The Thing That Matters in Photography

Nobody is born as a photographer. Everyone has to start somewhere. Some are hobbyists, some enthusiasts, and some professionals. So, at what point does a person get to call themselves a photographer? There’s certainly no demarcation to decide whether or not somebody is to be called a photographer. This can cause a kind of existential […]

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Fireworks Photos: Preparation and Planning

Fireworks Photos: Preparation and Planning

Everyone loves a great fireworks show and it seems that lots of people take pictures while they are at the show. Here is a question for you. How many great pictures of fireworks have you seen taken by any of your friends or relatives? I’ll bet your answer is not many. Now, have you ever […]

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10 Techniques for Photographing Birds in Flight

10 Techniques for Photographing Birds in Flight

Birds, in general, are quite a challenging subject to photograph. While they’re relatively “easy” to photograph when perched, it’s a daunting task to photograph birds when they’re flying around. You need to take care of things like shutter speed, backlighting, and focus tracking amongst others. In this video, photographer Steve Perry covers everything that you […]

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Photographing 4th of July Fireworks

Photographing 4th of July Fireworks

This week, Americans celebrate a holiday in a manner befitting the importance of the day. Of course, I am referring to the 4th of July and celebrating with out-sized fireworks shows! To an enviable degree, today‚Äôs point-and-shoot cameras, and even some cell phones, can capture the “bombs bursting in air.” However, the limitations of point-and-shoots […]

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