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The Photographer’s Guide to Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park is a nature photographer’s paradise.  The dramatic, jagged peaks, and harsh topography provide photographic angles and compositions that are limited only by how far you are willing to hike or how high you are willing to climb.  Glacier also offers wildlife such as black and grizzly bears, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, mountain lions, elk, and more.  I …

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PlanIt! for Photographers: Android’s Answer to PhotoPills

In the world of landscape photography planning applications, PhotoPills is the app I hear raved about the most often.  In various articles, podcasts, and conversations with other photographers, I’ve repeatedly heard about how the app has revolutionized the process for planning out landscape photos in particular.  Since PhotoPills is currently only available for Apple devices, however, I at one time …

Where to Focus for Landscape Photography

Today’s topic comes from Jennifer Brinkman, who submitted a question on our Facebook Fan Page.  Here’s her question: “I’ve been following your blogs and really appreciate all the great information they contain.  I just bought a Tokina 11-16mm lens.  This is my first truly wide-angle lens.  I’m wondering if there is any trick to getting a really sharp photo with …

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Landscape Photography Tips Video: Creative Composition

  In this short 5-minute video, Jim Harmer walks through the steps to create a stunning landscape photo.  Follow Jim as he takes a landscape picture on the beach in Naples, Florida and then takes the photo home to post-process the image using Lightroom 3 and Photoshop’s Adobe Camera Raw. Creative photography tip for landscape photographers. Using a long exposure …