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Nature Photography: Tips for Great Cloudy Day Photos

Nature Photography: Tips for Great Cloudy Day Photos

Nature photography relies on your sensitivity to the natural light above all else. You have surely heard that for good landscape photography, you generally want sunny conditions, early or late in the day when the light is low and soft. However, this does not apply to every situation, and busy lifestyles do not always allow […]

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Wildlife Photography: Eliminating Bad Backgrounds

Wildlife Photography: Eliminating Bad Backgrounds

Wildlife photography inspires professional and amateur photographers alike. The possibilities of our natural world provide an endless source of fascination. Choosing a good subject for a wildlife photo is never difficult. The variety of characters in the animal kingdom provides a never-ending source of material. Even better, some of the best subjects can be found […]

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Five Tips For Great Sunset Photos

Five Tips For Great Sunset Photos

Sunsets and sunrises are inspirational subjects for any photographer. In fact, a good sunset photo is often the reason people become interested in nature photography. You don’t need to have a great camera or professional training; almost anyone with a camera can take great sunset photos. The great news is that good sunset photos are […]

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Aperture and Shutter Priority Modes on Digital Cameras

Aperture and Shutter Priority Modes on Digital Cameras

Aperture and shutter speed settings can seem confusing for a new photographer. Luckily your semi-automatic settings, Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority, make them a little easier to understand. Do you know how to use them? Earlier SLR cameras (film) were fully manual. A photographer needed to understand aperture and shutter speed settings and know how […]

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Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Digital photography has given almost anyone with a camera the potential to become a creative photographer. These days even compact cameras offer features that once were only found on ‘serious’ SLR cameras. The trouble is, most people who have grown up with point-and-shoot cameras have very little idea what these features are all about. After […]

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Make Your Photo Subject Really Stand Out

Make Your Photo Subject Really Stand Out

Great photography subjects are all around us. You don’t have to go far to find interesting people, flowers, or wildlife. The real test is to use your skills to create a photo with genuine impact. How do you make your subject really stand out in a photograph? It is tempting—but quite wrong—to blame the camera […]

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Photography: Five Tips For Great Beach Photos

Photography: Five Tips For Great Beach Photos

Nature photographers, landscape photographers, wedding photographers, hobby photographers… who doesn’t love an excuse to take some photos at the beach? It is human nature to want to take photos of the places we are drawn to personally, so the beach is a great source of inspiration for photographers at all levels. Beach photography can be […]

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Common Mistakes in Wildlife and Nature Photography

Common Mistakes in Wildlife and Nature Photography

Wildlife photography is both rewarding and frustrating, even for experienced photographers. While a great photo is something to treasure, the challenges of wildlife photography can leave beginners feeling a little lost. “It was wonderful to be there, but this photo doesn’t really do it justice.” Does this sound familiar? Too often we have a great […]

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When and Why to Use a Tripod

When and Why to Use a Tripod

Digital cameras offer a level of technology that was unimagined only a few short years ago. The funny thing is, the old techniques are still as important as ever. A tripod is still an essential piece of equipment for good photography. For beginners, the purchase of a tripod is usually a sign that one is […]

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Do You Understand Depth of Field?

Do You Understand Depth of Field?

Understanding depth of field is essential for any photographer who wants to move past the beginner stage. Using depth of field well gives you great control over the impact of your photos. For new photographers, depth of field can also be one of the most difficult elements to master. Even when you break it down […]

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