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How to Photograph Birds in Flight

In Landscape/Nature by Rick Ohnsman9 Comments

 “The bird who dares to fall, is the bird who learns to fly” I can’t cite the author of this quote, but I like what it says about taking chances and learning new things.  If you are stuck in a rut with your photography, maybe it’s time to “spread your wings.”  Few things will challenge …

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10 Tips for Getting a Photography Portfolio Review

In Photo Basics by Kirk Bergman7 Comments

A portfolio review is one of the best and fastest ways to improve in almost every aspect of your photography.  From composition, camera settings, post processing, and even storytelling and image theory, you’ll learn so much when you talk to someone about your photos.  There are a few things you need to do to make …

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5 Tips to Prepare for a Photo Workshop

In Uncategorized by Frank GallagherLeave a Comment

You’re looking forward to going to a workshop and coming back with lots more photography knowledge and some killer images.  Doing a few, pretty simple things before you leave can dramatically increase your enjoyment during the workshop, and the amount of knowledge, skills and great photos you’ll come back with. There’s no shortage of choices …

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Should I Buy Grey Market Items?

In Gear by Nathan8 Comments

I am going to start this off with a “I just got screwed” story. This is a story of how I got screwed not once, but twice, and possibly a third on grey market items. This is also a warning to you out there looking for new gear. This is also some advice on how …

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How to Photograph the Moon

In Landscape/Nature by Brad Goestsch10 Comments

This article will take you through the ins and outs of how to photograph the Moon. Capturing images of our nearest celestial neighbor requires patience, skill and a fair bit of luck. If you know about luck, you know that you have a surprising amount of control over it. Armed with knowledge and control, one …

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Exposure Compensation Demystified

In Photo Basics by Brenda Petrella13 Comments

Exposure compensation is a valuable tool for any photographer. If you’ve been confused about what exposure compensation is or how to properly use it, then this article will demystify exposure compensation for you. In all honesty, I was confused by how to properly use exposure compensation for a long time and then finally had that …