Outdoor Photography How To

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Ron Leach  |  Sep 01, 2022  |  0 comments

Most of the tutorials we post about macro photography concentrate on shooting techniques and the best type of gear to use. Today, we’re switching things up, with what one pro says are the best camera settings to use.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 01, 2022  |  0 comments

Are you a novice bird photographer and unhappy with your results? If so, the video below is just what you need to up your game. You’ll see common mistakes made by beginners and intermediate shooters, with the techniques and strategies pros use to avoid them.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 30, 2022  |  0 comments

Shooting photos at sundown doesn’t always go as planned. Sometimes you get the timing wrong and sometimes the sky and, more critically, the light doesn’t cooperate.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 30, 2022  |  0 comments

British pro Scott Walker has an eclectic portfolio of beautiful images—all with a unique style. He shoots everything from nature and landscape photos to macrophotography and more.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 29, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’ve never tried capturing the splendor of starlit skies because you thought you lacked the necessary skills and gear, today’s straightforward tutorial will change your mind. After watching the five-minute video below, you’ll understand why “nighttime is the right time” and know how to get the job done.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 26, 2022  |  0 comments

There are numerous reasons for removing unwanted objects from a photo, including the proverbial telephone pole emanating from a person’s head. In other instances the goal may be eliminate an object that either crowds the image or is too close to one edge of the frame.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 25, 2022  |  0 comments

Let’s say you’ve shot a cool outdoor image where just about everything in the photo looks good. Sharp and interesting subject? Check. Leading lines in the foreground? Check. Decent lighting? Check. Interesting looking sky?

Ron Leach  |  Aug 25, 2022  |  0 comments

We all love our dogs, and even if you don’t own one of these loyal companions yourself, you undoubtedly have friends and family who do. And unlike cats (who always think they’re in charge), most dogs are eager to please and take direction willingly.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 25, 2022  |  0 comments

Typically when we discuss photographing birds in flight, the emphasis is on techniques for capturing super sharp images. But as you’ll see in today’s tutorial, there’s another critical consideration under certain lighting conditions.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 24, 2022  |  0 comments

Aperture is a key fundamental of photography, and one component of the Exposure Triangle—along with ISO and shutter speed—that work together to produce properly exposed images. But as you’ll see in the tutorial below, the f/stop you choose also affects photos in other important ways.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 23, 2022  |  0 comments

Autumn is less than a month away, and in some parts of the country foliage is already beginning to change colors. The beautiful warm tones of fall are one reason that many landscape photographers are eagerly awaiting the coming season.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 22, 2022  |  0 comments

There are numerous reasons you may want to extend the background of a photo, either side-to-side or up-and-down. Perhaps you shot an image in portrait mode and you realize it would look better as a horizontal image. Or maybe it’s the reverse.

Deborah Sandidge  |  Aug 19, 2022  |  0 comments

I’m guessing the blue moon photo did its job and got your attention. It might surprise you to know that a key element in its creation was a weather app. We’ll get to the details of that shortly, but first, a few words about not-strictly-photographic accessories.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 18, 2022  |  0 comments

You don’t need a fancy studio to shoot a compelling portrait. Just bring your camera and subject to a local park.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 18, 2022  |  0 comments

 If you’re struggling to properly exposure complicated outdoor photos join the club! Many landscape scenes involve a wide range of tones from bright highlights to deep shadows, and it can be difficult knowing where to start.

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