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17 Tips for Hiking with your Camera

In Landscape/Nature by Bastian Bodyl1 Comment

When I go hiking I always carry my DSLR and sometimes other cameras like a compact camera, a GoPro or a drone. Since I was hiking a lot in the last years I made some experiences some good and some bad, something that works great and some things I tend to forget. To help you …

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9 Tips to Battle Cold Weather and Create Great Images

In Landscape/Nature by Rusty Parkhurst8 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 Gallagher4 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 …