Outdoor Photography How To

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Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 21, 2019  |  0 comments

There are lots of things that go into making a great landscape photo: composition, color, and sharpness are just a few that come to mind. But many photographers, including Mark Denney, would agree that there's one trait that's more critical than all others: the right light.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 15, 2019  |  0 comments

Lots of photographers are obsessed with gear, as in, the best gear, the most expensive gear, the newest gear. But does it really matter? Would you be able to take a great photo with a cheap camera from over a decade ago?

Deborah Sandidge  |  Aug 14, 2019  |  0 comments

Waves occupy a high position on my favorite photographic subjects list. First, I feel a natural emotional connection to them. Second, they offer a lot of ways I can portray that connection. Give me a subject that provides lots of possibilities and creative challenges, and I'm there.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 12, 2019  |  0 comments

If you really care about your photography, you should be always looking for ways to improve it. Objectively speaking though, sometimes it takes an outside voice to offer some honest advice.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 07, 2019  |  0 comments

If you want to improve your composition skills when shooting landscape photos, there is one Lightroom tool that can help out massively, according to photographer Mark Denney. And if you're not using it already, you're really missing out.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 06, 2019  |  0 comments

Shooting long exposures images can produce some very striking results. But there's not just one way to capture a long exposure shot that will get noticed.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 30, 2019  |  0 comments

Most experienced photographers are familiar with the Rule of Thirds and how it can help to create interesting image composition. There's a lot more to composing a photo than just the Rule of Thirds though.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 29, 2019  |  0 comments

Do you ever get the feeling that lots of landscape photos, even good ones, tend to look the same? Perhaps that's because everyone is using the same photography techniques to get the same looks in their images?

Charles Wade  |  Jul 26, 2019  |  0 comments

When I was a teenager, every year without fail, we would go on our family camping trip. It was our traditional yearly pilgrimage.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 24, 2019  |  0 comments

We've long sung the praises of super telephoto lenses. Last year, Shutterbug photographer Jordan Matter offered three reasons why he loves shooting portraits with a 100-400mm lens. And today, landscape photographer Mark Denney weighs in with his video below on why he thinks every landscape photographer needs a super telephoto.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 22, 2019  |  0 comments

There are no real "rules" in photography, no matter what anyone says. But there are methods that can help you shoot better pictures. And who doesn't want to do that?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 17, 2019  |  0 comments

Proper exposure can make or break a landscape photo. While you can't, always, be assured of nailing the exposure straight out of the camera, there are techniques to increase your odds significantly.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 15, 2019  |  0 comments

We're always looking for quick tricks to make us better photographers. What we like about photographer and educator Mark Hemmings' photo tutorials is that he offers simple tips on how to shoot better photos and then expands on them so you're learning several techniques at once.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 09, 2019  |  0 comments

Don't be afraid of the dark and you can leave your tripod at home! That's photographer/educator Serge Ramelli's advice in the below video on how to capture sharp photos at night without using a tripod.

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