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Improve Your Floral Photography with Creative Composition and Depth of Field

If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, you are probably excited Spring is finally here.  A great way to celebrate Spring is to go out and enjoy beautiful flowers.  Spring is the transition of dormant landscapes to lush greenery.  It’s when the world of dull lifeless plants come alive.  This means bright, fresh colors, new flowers and, most importantly, new …

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30 Must-Have Landscape Photography Accessories

Atmosphere Aerosol Atmosphere Aerosol is an awesome product!  It’s a can of smoke that you can spray to add fog into your landscapes.  It’s not enough smoke to fill an entire landscape, but if you shoot smaller intimate landscapes, you could easily go spray the fog in the area and then go shoot the awesome fog and light streaks going …

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11 Practical Techniques for Better Long Lens Photography

Shooting with a long lens requires a very different set of skills and techniques than shooting at normal focal lengths.  Even advanced photographers struggle the first several times they shoot at the long focal lengths. This week I’m shooting in Yellowstone doing a free photography workshop with 40 readers of Improve Photography, and as I teach I’m remembering some of …

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3 Secrets to Shooting Impressive Fall Photos

Fall is a time of transition—summer slowly transforming into winter, rain returning more regularly, and green leaves turning spectacular colors before going dormant. This being the case, it can be a wonderful season for photographers. However, it takes more than just some colorful leaves to make a striking Fall photo.

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5 Things You Have To Shoot This Spring

Tired of winter? Well, spring is here! Every season brings its own photographic opportunities. It’s time to take advantage of the change in season and get out and take some spring photographs! Here are 5 things you have to shoot this spring.

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How to Pack Your Camera for an Afternoon Hike

So you’re going out into nature to do some photography. Maybe you’re heading out to a scenic location to capture the sunset, or you’re in search of wildlife. How do you bring your camera along and protect it, while still having it accessible? In this article we will talk about ways to carry your camera and have it ready for those surprise …