Author Archives: Pat Haugen

Wildlife Phtographer of the Year until March 29

It is at the Royal British Columbia Museum Check for more information… Experience the wonders of nature through the lenses of award-winning photographers from around the world. Now in its 55th year, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition showcases … Continue reading

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Bringing a Giant 160-Year-Old Petzval Lens Back to Life ~ Markus Hofstaetter

It was a normal Saturday afternoon in November when I walked into a flea marked. I met some friends there, looked around a little bit, and in the end I bought this Gasc and Charconnet 500mm Petzval lens in the … Continue reading

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Amazing Winners of the 2019 Bird Photographer of the Year Contest ~ Jessica Stewart

Now in its fourth year, the Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) contest continues to showcase the best avian photography from around the world. The 2019 photo competition saw over 13,500 images submitted from 63 different countries. The expert panel of judges, … Continue reading

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20 Exciting Photo Prompts to Inspire You ~ Light Stalking

Confusion and lack of motivation are inevitable. If you’re in the middle of a creative block, don’t worry. You might need a few simple exercises to refresh your mind and discover a whole new world of photography ideas. Ideas to … Continue reading

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See the best wildlife photos of 2019 ~ Natasha Daly

THE MARMOT LOOKS paralyzed by fear, its fingers splayed and mouth agape. The fox is poised to pounce. It’s a freeze-frame of chaos, impulse, and terror—nature at its essence. For his remarkable memorialization of the moment before attack, Chinese photographer Yongqing … Continue reading

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10 DSLR CAMERA FEATURES YOU SHOULD KNOW ~ Graham Wadden

Here are 10 features of your DSLR camera that you should know. They will help improve you as a photographer. Great Pointers…

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Our Favorite Camera Bags ~ Wirecutter

If you’re working with only a single camera and a lens, a good camera strap is all you need. But as soon as you start bringing multiple lenses and maybe even a tripod, you’ll want a proper camera bag—preferably one … Continue reading

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Top Ten Pro Tips for Taking Stunning Landscape Photos ~ Ian Plant

Ever since Ansel Adams, photographs of the natural landscape have inspired and amazed people. Great landscape photos, however, don’t just happen by pointing your camera at pretty scenery. Instead, landscape pros use a number of techniques to make captivating images, … Continue reading

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SIMPLE YET EFFECTIVE PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS ~ Simon Takk

If you’re new to photography and looking for some simple ways to get your photos looking better, this article will give you 7 useful tips. Good Pointers…

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3 TIPS FOR MIDDLE LINE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPOSITION ~ Sunny Shrestha

Some photographers, especially those who have been in the field just for a few years, have been hard-coded to follow the rule of thirds. They totally refrain from composing with the subject in the middle of the frame. But in … Continue reading

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