Outdoor Photography How To

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Ron Leach  |  Sep 18, 2017  |  0 comments

There’s always something to learn about the art of landscape photography, and the quick tutorial below from pro photographer Ray Salisbury offers 10 great tips that will definitely help you up your game.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 06, 2017  |  0 comments

Iceland is known for awe-inspiring geography and abounding photographic opportunities, as you’ll see in this beautiful tutorial with great tips for shooting breathtaking landscape and seascape images.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 29, 2017  |  0 comments

Whenever we feature the beautiful imagery of British nature photographer Simon Baxter we’re struck by his thoughtful, cerebral approach to our craft and the remarkable patience he exhibits in an attempt to get just the shot he’s after.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 29, 2017  |  0 comments

Summer is a good time to get outdoors and shoot macro photographs of insects, flowers and other tiny critters. And best yet, you rarely have to venture beyond your backyard to find a variety of interesting subjects.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 29, 2017  |  0 comments

Toma Bonciu is a Romanian nature photographer that we turn to regularly for fun camera hacks and concise tutorials on improving images you shoot in the great outdoors. In the seven-minute video below he reveals five simple tips for making your landscape trips easier and bringing home great photos.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 25, 2017  |  0 comments

Norwegian photographer Daniel Modol was shooting video of a distant storm from the terrace of his home in Gjerstad as lightning bounced off the horizon. Suddenly with a BOOM, a lightning bolt struck just a few feet away. And when we say, “boom” we mean it; this is a loud video so turn down the volume before watching the clip below.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 25, 2017  |  0 comments

When you combine a beautiful sunrise with a spectacular seascape there’s a great opportunity to capture stunning imagery if you do things right. British nature photographer Thomas Heaton arrived at the beach early to demonstrate his techniques for getting the job done.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 24, 2017  |  0 comments

It’s often difficult to make compelling images when shooting in the middle of the day under harsh lighting condition. But in the video below you’ll learn how to make use of contrast to create dramatic silhouettes.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 23, 2017  |  0 comments

There’s a lot more to making great landscape photos than being in the right place at the right time and snapping the shutter. In the video below, top pro Matt Granger reveals his complete workflow from planning a trip and gear selection to location scouting, capturing an image, and making the final edit.

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Aug 22, 2017  |  0 comments

Spend even a short time looking at Jackie Tran’s spectacular landscape and cityscape photos and it won’t come as a surprise to learn he’s a graphic designer as well as a photographer. His years of design experience are apparent in the way his compositions use lines, shapes, and colors to draw viewers into and around his images. 

Ron Leach  |  Aug 15, 2017  |  0 comments

We often turn to Toma Bonciu (AKA “Photo Tom”) for concise tutorials on shooting and editing landscape photographs. In the six-minute video below he provides 25 quick tips and tricks that are sure to deliver great results.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 14, 2017  |  1 comments

Landscape photographers often shoot at smaller apertures to increase depth of field in their images. But while that technique can deliver an “acceptable” zone of sharpness in both the foreground and background, there’s a better approach if what you’re striving for are spectacular images in which acceptable isn’t good enough.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 14, 2017  |  0 comments

Born on March 24, 1886 Edward Weston went from being a salesman in the Midwest to becoming a bohemian California artist and revolutionizing the style of American photography and modern art. In the charming video below you’ll earn the secrets behind his iconic images.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 11, 2017  |  0 comments

Whether you’re photographing exotic beetles in the rainforests of Ecuador like entomologist Phil Torres, or shooting more common insects in your backyard, the video below will help you capture dramatic images that look like they were shot in the studio.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 09, 2017  |  0 comments

Photographer Jo-Anne McArthur captured this adorable image of conservationist Raabia Hawa and her then newly rescued blind kitten Puppy outside of Nairobi, Kenya, last year. 

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