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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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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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How to Create Stunning Milky Way Photos

In Landscape/Nature by Rusty Parkhurst16 Comments

Yes, it’s that time again! The time when the days become too long and the nights too short; when sleep deprivation seems to be the status quo for some; and when so many photographers voluntarily leave the comforts of home to hang out in the middle of nowhere in the dark for a few hours. …

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Four Ways Negative Space Can Improve Your Photography

In Landscape/Nature by Frank Gallagher1 Comment

Space is one of the primary design elements in art (along with line, color, form, shape, texture and value).  The thoughtful use of negative space can add another dimension to your photography.  In this article, we’ll explore negative space, what it means and how we can best use it. Positive & Negative Space If there’s …

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How to Get Started in Conservation Photography

In Landscape/Nature, Uncategorized by Frank Gallagher4 Comments

As photographers, we have a special appreciation for the landscapes, buildings and animals, as well as the people and cultures we encounter as we travel the world.  For many of us, those are our subjects and may even provide our livelihood.  Unfortunately, many species, places, cultures and buildings are under threat from development, neglect, disease, …

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Sunset WX, Should You Use It?

In Landscape/Nature by Nathan1 Comment

About eight weeks ago I was beginning to look for a sunset predictor. I knew of Skyfire and I was (still am) not in the financial position to drop money on an app every month that tells me the sky above my home or local national park sucks. I can see that for free. But …

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Get Started in Timelapse Photography Without Breaking the Bank

In Landscape/Nature, Photo Basics by Brenda PetrellaLeave a Comment

More and more photographers are incorporating video and motion into their skill sets. Are you? Timelapse photography is a great way for still photographers to start getting acquainted with motion.  If learning how to do video has been intimidating for you, fear not!  The barriers to entry are super low these days.  Timelapse photography also …