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The Rule of Thirds and Photography

The Rule of Thirds and Photography

Good photography requires a combination of technical expertise as well as artistic creativity. Unfortunately, the rise of digital technology has focused the attention of many beginners on the purely technical aspects of photography. All too often, the artistic side of photography is neglected. If you bought a great digital camera and your photos still look […]

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Capturing Landscape Photos with Character

Capturing Landscape Photos with Character

Landscape photography is a most rewarding pastime, but it can be far more challenging than some people imagine. It sounds so easy; visit a beautiful location, shoot a few snapshots, and come home with a work of art in your camera. After dealing with the public for over 20 years, I swear most people think […]

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5 Tips for Better Wildlife Photos

5 Tips for Better Wildlife Photos

Wildlife photography is a pursuit that can be challenging, frustrating, but ultimately rewarding to any photographer. The arrival of digital cameras has inspired a whole new generation of photographers to take an interest in wildlife photography. Most photography courses, workshops and books concentrate on the technical aspects of camera craft: but really good photography relies […]

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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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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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Wildlife Photography: Tips for Better Composition

Wildlife Photography: Tips for Better Composition

For a nature photographer, composition can be a daily challenge. In wildlife photography, the challenge is even greater. Not only are you trying to satisfy your own creative vision, but you also have to deal with a subject which may have no interest in having its photo taken. I can’t help you much with an […]

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5 Tips For Great Rainforest Photography

5 Tips For Great Rainforest Photography

Like all good nature photography, rainforest photography relies on your sensitivity to nature and light, more than on expensive equipment. Of course you need a decent camera, and you must know how to use it. But the quality of your photos does not depend on the price tag on your camera. As long as you […]

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Using Natural Light For Great Wildlife Photography

Using Natural Light For Great Wildlife Photography

Wildlife photography combines a range of skills, both creative and technical. Many people struggle with one aspect in particular; knowing the best light for capturing their wildlife photos. To take a top-class wildlife photograph, you need to know your animal: where to find it, how to approach it without scaring it away, and how to […]

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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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Photography For Beginners – Using a Tripod

Photography For Beginners – Using a Tripod

How do you know, then, when to use a tripod? This is a guideline that was recently told to me, and it is a good one to keep in mind. Let your choice of shutter speed match the size of the lens. For example, if you are using a 200mm lens, you should be able to take photos without a tripod at speeds of 200/sec or faster. Once your speed drops below 200/sec, be sure to use your tripod.

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