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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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Photography Rules Are Made to Be Broken (Sometimes)

Photography Rules Are Made to Be Broken (Sometimes)

Creative photography is a mix of many ingredients: art and technology, skill and patience, cold mechanical know-how, and individual flair. As a beginner, wouldn’t it be nice if the whole thing could be explained with a simple set of rules that were easy to understand? Surely someone could just tell you what aperture to use […]

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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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How to Use ISO Settings in Digital Photography

How to Use ISO Settings in Digital Photography

ISO should be one of the easiest aspects of digital photography to master, but many beginners in photography still have a hard time understanding this fundamental camera setting. I suspect this is because of the way it is being taught. You see, ISO started out as a property of film, and it was much easier […]

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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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Photo Editing is No Substitute for Photography Technique

Photo Editing is No Substitute for Photography Technique

Photography has entered a whole new world, with remarkable changes in technology in just a few short years. One thing has not changed, however; the camera—not the computer—is still a good photographer’s most important tool. In recent times I have spoken to a few very disgruntled beginners, who had signed up and paid good money […]

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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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