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This is an excerpt from Nicole’s new eBook, Waterfalls & Waves. CLICK HERE to download a FREE chapter! The most important thing to consider when photographing long exposures is control. You need to have complete, manual control of your camera settings, particularly the shutter speed, and you also need the ability to set your camera to […]

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ChicagoWalk

One city holds my heart for photowalks: Chicago. I’m stoked to be back there, and I hope you’ll join me for a fun photowalk making portraits downtown. We’ll use speedlights, so bring ’em if you have ’em, and if you don’t have any flashes, well then come on down and see what can be done. […]

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I’ve got a bit more time on my hands these days, so I’m catching up on some new photography books.  There’s two I am currently reading that I’d like to share. “The Long Exposure – A Beginners’ Guide To Long Exposure Photography” by David Cleland and “The Complete Guide To Fujifilm’s X-T1” by Tony Phillips […]

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I love long exposure photography because it has the power to make even the most mundane scenes a bit more interesting visually. When shooting daytime scenes I often turn to my Lee Big Stopper 10-stop ND filter. The Big Stopper is so dark you can’t actually see through it, which means your camera’s internal metering […]

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Punalu'u Beach

Ever since moving to the Pacific Northwest, I definitely have had my fair share of photographing waterfalls. In fact, I became infatuated with landscape photography after realizing that I could, in fact, photograph a “moving” landscape and make it amazingly beautiful! The main thing that pulled me in was blurring water; I was able to transform splashing, fast-moving water […]

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Editor’s Note:  This is a guest post from Mark Morrow. Not all shoots go as planned.  In this video, I shared a few thoughts on learning from the unexpected, and the benefit of utilizing public parking garages after hours for nightscape and portrait sessions. To see more of Mark’s work go to http://www.morrowphotoblog.com and follow […]

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Nikon D800, 14-24mm f/2.8 lens @14mm, f/4, 19minutes 55 seconds, ISO 100.

Winter is the perfect time to practice nighttime photography. I took advantage of the long nights during my Christmas holiday to make some photographs with a friend who hadn’t done nighttime work before, and the tips I shared with her will help you get started making stunning star pictures, too. I don’t mean this to […]

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