Category Archives: Techniques

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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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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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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Tips for Getting Started in Street Photography ~ Owen Vachell

This article will help you with those all important decisions for getting started in street photography. Including the best gear to use, settings to apply, and what to do about the tricky topic of photographing people in public. Any image … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY BY MOONLIGHT ~ Adrian Skiles

Moonlight can provide a different way of producing wonderful and mesmerizing photographs in both color and black and white. The mood conveyed in moonlight photography can be quite different than in other lighting circumstances. Good Article…

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Blood Moon 2018: How to photograph the total lunar eclipse on 27 July 2018 ~ Jamie Carter

The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century will occur on 27 July 2018, and it will be visible to all photographers in the UK – clear skies allowing.  The spectacle will see the moon turn an orangey, reddish … Continue reading

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The beginner’s guide to photographing the night sky ~ Jamie Carter

Night-sky photography is getting very popular, and the internet – particularly Instagram – is full of stunning images of star fields and the Milky Way. They may look like highly polished images taken by photographers with years of experience, but … Continue reading

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Astrophotography: How-to guides, tips and videos on getting your best shots ~ Digital Camera

Astrophotography might make you think of prohibitively expensive camera kit and complicated techniques, but there aren’t necessary for successful captures.  In fact, even with just a basic DSLR, a tripod and a shutter release cable, there’s a lot you can … Continue reading

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SLC-0L-02: Shiny Object, Using an iPhone and the Sun ~ Strobist

Whether photographing people or objects, how you approach your lighting is far more important than what camera and lighting gear you use. To illustrate, today we are going to photograph a complex, mirrored surface—an alto saxophone—using just an iPhone for … Continue reading

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