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Tag : Photography Tips

24 Dec 2019

What Do Photographers Really Want for Christmas?

written by Watkins Sheen December 23, 2019 What do photographers really want for Christmas? Yes, there are many gifts that will brighten a photographer’s stocking. From new lenses, a new camera body or any well-used accessory, they’ll bring a smile to our faces. Since it’s the holidays, let’s hop aboard the real Polar Express to spread some good cheer. And a bit of humor. After all, our Christmas list is a wish list! Top Christmas Wish List Gift Ideas Weddings […]

27 Nov 2019

Why and How to Calibrate Your Lenses for Razor-Sharp Autofocus

Sep 27, 2018 Jake Hicks When we finally pluck up the courage to purchase an expensive lens, we expect them to be perfect right? Unfortunately, no matter how good the lens is, there are always going to be minor differences when we attach it to our specific camera. Often our camera bodies are made at a completely different time and usually in a completely different factory, so when we finally bring the two together there are often minor adjustments that […]

26 Jun 2019

Finding the perfect location for landscape photography

There comes a time in every landscape photographer’s journey when they outgrow their local patch and feel the pull of more distance locations. While having local spots to visit is essential to take advantage of last-minute weather conditions,

19 Jun 2019

Be a more ethical wildlife photographer

Wildlife photography has changed dramatically in the past two decades, with the main drivers being the advent of digital and social media. This new approach to wildlife photography means we not only need to look at established ethics

12 Jun 2019

Expert tips for award-winning macro shots

One of the joys of close-up photography is the way that it enables you to see the world anew. When viewed up close, dandelion seeds can take on the appearance of ballerinas and walls can be transformed into expressionist paintings.

05 Jun 2019

15 Tips for Better Train and Railroad Photos

For many photographers, the lure of a machine is an addictive draw to the camera and lens. Airplanes, cars, trucks, tractors, wristwatches, cameras, super colliders, and factory machinery are the subject of many photographs around the world

29 May 2019

Meet Your Tiniest Neighbors Using Macro Gear and a Field Studio Setup

The use of a field studio setup to backlight individual subjects against a luminous white background offers participating photographers a distinctive style, which elevates the profile of these diminutive creatures,

22 May 2019

How to use an ND graduated filter for stunning landscape photography

Great skies often come with exposure problems, but a graduated filter can make all the difference

08 May 2019

How To: Take Macro Photos, No Matter Where You Are

David Guy Maynard doesn’t mind traveling—in fact, he often appreciates the change of scenery, whether he’s working for a few weeks in Germany or leading a workshop somewhere closer

04 Mar 2019

4. Go Macro

So you want to dive head-first into the great big world of photographing little bitty things? That’s great, because macro photography is interesting, fun and rewarding, and it doesn’t take too much expertise to make awesome images right off the bat.