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9 Tips to Battle Cold Weather and Create Great Images

In Landscape/Nature by Rusty Parkhurst7 Comments

For landscape photographers, and others who do most of their photography outdoors, creating great images can become more challenging when the mercury dips below freezing. Not only do frigid cold temperatures make it more difficult to get motivated to go outside, but it is just so much more cumbersome when you do get out. How …

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Top 5 Tips for Wildlife Photography Beginners

In Landscape/Nature by Frank Gallagher2 Comments

I had the opportunity to go on a photography workshop in Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons earlier this fall and decided to challenge myself by choosing a wildlife-centric workshop.  This would be a relatively new area of photography for me.  What would I need to know to make it a great trip?  This article describes …

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11 Tips for Shooting Images from a Boat

In Landscape/Nature by Andy Perkins10 Comments

Labor Day weekend not only marks a time to celebrate  workers in the U.S. and Canada, it also unofficially signals the end of summer.  While summer isn’t really over for a few more weeks, for many, the Memorial Day to Labor Day time period bookends summer and, perhaps more importantly, the additional time off work …

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Top Tips for Better Beach Photography

In Landscape/Nature by Andy Perkins4 Comments

Maybe you live near the beach. Maybe you live a two-day drive away. You might tan like George Hamilton wrapped in Crisco oil. Or (like me), you might have to wear Larry Bird-level sunscreen with an SPF number so high it’s expressed with an exponent. Maybe you love to swim in the ocean. Maybe you’re …

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Best Months To Photograph Zion National Park

In Landscape/Nature by Nathan1 Comment

Summer vacations are wrapping up and school is beginning. It is also the time of year, people begin planning for the following years vacation. Since Utah has become a hotbed of vacationers, I figured I should impart a bit of photography knowledge to you wanderers who are visiting my state. Particularly I want to share …

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What Photographers Should Know About Trespassing

In Landscape/Nature by Andy Perkins7 Comments

Landscape and wildlife photographers sacrifice time, comfort, and convenience to capture images of nature’s beauty. Most of us would say it’s worth it. But with all that driving and hiking around during the wee hours when even a racoon would just hit the snooze button and go back to sleep, it can be difficult to …

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A Guide to Ethical Nature Photography

In Landscape/Nature by Frank Gallagher5 Comments

    You don’t want to be that guy.  The one who goes off-trail, trampling vegetation.  The one who’s feeding the wild animals or trying to take a selfie with them.  The one who hops out to the edge of the canyon rim for that epic selfie.  The one who’s oblivious to the fact that …

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How To Photograph Slot Canyons, 5 Tips To Consider.

In Landscape/Nature by Nathan5 Comments

It is kind of depressing that the only articles online about photographing slot canyons are made by those who have only visited one or two… Lower and Upper Antelope Canyon. They being the most photogenic canyons, that is probably the reason why. But frankly, those canyons lie. Not all slot canyons are created equally and most …