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Winter Photography

Winter Photography

Of all the seasons of the year, winter is probably the most difficult one for photographing. The main reason is the effect snow has on the light and the resulting exposure problems. Also the lack of shadows will result in loss of texture. But before going into the technical issues, the first thing is to […]

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Misty Forest Photography Tips

Misty Forest Photography Tips

Woodland photography undoubtedly has to be one of the most challenging genres of photography. That’s because of the nature of the space that we have to work with. With the trees and other vegetation so close to each other, isolating a subject can be a tricky task. But, there’s also another side to photographing woodlands. […]

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Macro Focus Bracketing and Lighting Tutorial

Macro Focus Bracketing and Lighting Tutorial

One of the key markers of stunning macro photography is image sharpness. A little camera shake, too much depth, or an out-of-focus corner of the subject can really ruin an image. You want to get every detail, which requires an advanced understanding of your camera’s settings. Yes, including flash and focus bracketing — which Andrew […]

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Better Landscape Photos: The Low Tech Way

Better Landscape Photos: The Low Tech Way

Photography, and in particular nature photography, does not have to be over-complicated. Unfortunately, with so many features on a new digital camera, and a manual that is impossible to read, most beginners feel much safer with their camera set to automatic. If you read that and thought, “That sounds like me!” read on. I have […]

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How to Use Off-Camera Flash with Macro Nature Photos

How to Use Off-Camera Flash with Macro Nature Photos

Shooting macro photography outdoors is a fantastic way to explore nature. However, lighting conditions can be very unpredictable here. Using an off-camera flash can help boost the quality of your macro images by better illuminating your subject. Particularly those that thrive in dense, dark forest undergrowth, like the fungi and flora Andrew Lanxon spent a […]

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Shutter Drag Seascape Photography Tips

Shutter Drag Seascape Photography Tips

Ever wondered how to capture movement in a still photograph? Shutter drag photography may just be the answer, allowing you to shoot it without compromising the clarity of your subject. Few subjects are as unpredictable and tempestuous as the ocean. In this video, Pye Jirsa, a pro photographer, shares his top shutter drag photography tips […]

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How to Photograph Insects

How to Photograph Insects

When it comes to macro photography, there are few subjects as fascinating to shoot as insects. Typically, photographers opt to capture them in the studio to achieve the best results. However, shooting insects outdoors can be equally as rewarding. Seasoned wildlife photographer, Paul Miguel, has some enlightening insect photography tips to offer in his latest […]

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Photographing a Volcanic Eruption

Photographing a Volcanic Eruption

Photography is all about the subject, but both it and the pursuit can be as varied and diverse as life on Earth. Extreme nature photographers like Mike Mezuel II live to capture the beauty of some of the most dangerous natural phenomena. A self-confessed adrenaline junkie, he has trekked far and wide — risking his […]

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5 Tips For Photographing Moving Water

5 Tips For Photographing Moving Water

All of us have seen those amazing, silky, cotton candy seaside scenes or milky, white waterfalls falling down a rock face. They all look so professional and difficult to shoot. Now, equipment may play a small part, but it’s actually simple to shoot moving water. The key is finding the right water to shoot and […]

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Wildflower Photography Tips

Wildflower Photography Tips

Photographing wildflowers can be a great thing to do for those who love being close to nature. While doing so, there are two basic advantages. We not only get to take mesmerizing photos but also get to spend some quality time with mother nature. And when it comes to photographing wildflowers in summer, it can […]

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