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Different ways to approach landscape photography
Understanding depth of field in nature photography
Explore your own backyard with a macro lens
In search of Wilson’s bird-of-paradise in West Papua
On Nature: Wildlife photography and aspect ratios
Photographing macro flowers in a natural setting
Abstract photo art from nature, part two
Weekly Wrap-Up: August 4-10, 2019
Outdoor photography at Oak Creek, part two
Outdoor photography at Oak Creek, part one
Creating visual dissonance in outdoor and travel photography
Working with reptiles and small critters

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Some days, you just don't give a duck.  But then there are days like today when you do give a duck.  So here's a duck. Hope you are all having one duck of a good day.

Pretty sure this is a mottled duck, but it could be a mallard-mottled hybrid.  Need an expert, someone who really knows what the duck they are talking about.  

Sorry about all the ducking around, I don't know what the duck has gotten into me.  This is getting a little fowl...

On Nature: Wildlife photography and aspect ratios

With wildlife, many photographers try to get closer and closer to completely fill the frame with whatever animal they are photographing. Beyond the potential dangers to yourself and stress to the creature, it also limits how you can display your

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macro-flower

Photographing macro flowers in a natural setting

In this video, Joseph Linaschke shows us best practices for capturing macro flower photographs in a natural setting. For more LinkedIn Learning videos about photography, click here. When you start shooting macro, one of the first things that’ll come to

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Abstract photo art from nature, part two

My photographer friends seemed to enjoy my last post on abstract photo art photography. As my buddy Dave said, “Nice article Bob, reminded me that I need to play more! Sometimes you just need a nudge in the right direction.

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Weekly Wrap-Up: August 4-10, 2019

It’s been a great week at Photofocus! Here’s a few of our favorite posts from the past week. First, Chris Anson discusses the FAA forcing recreational drone users to register via LAANC, while Bryan Esler reviews Sony TOUGH memory cards.

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Outdoor photography at Oak Creek, part two

This is part two of a series on a ‘Day in the life on Oak Creek’ while photographing nature and wildlife. Check out the first installment here. Gear The second camera I brought on my nature adventure was the since-discontinued

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The background flowers were quite small but using the lens at 400mm it causes the flowers to be viewed quite large in relation to the grasses.

Outdoor photography at Oak Creek, part one

Outdoor photography encompasses a myriad of subjects from landscapes to avian creatures crossing the heavens above. I’ll be exploring this subject on a regular basis, sharing my gear selection, techniques, composition and much more. Oak Creek, Arizona Combing through my

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Julie Powell_frog Header

Working with reptiles and small critters

I recently did a photoshoot with some reptiles and small critters. All were Australian animals, but I am pretty sure most reptiles are similar around the world. I have done this several times and it is always a lot of

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Total solar eclipse

Coming soon: The great South American eclipse

Nearly two years ago, North America was treated to a celestial spectacle which was witnessed by millions as a total solar eclipse traversed the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina. My husband and I were among the lucky ones, marveling

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wild-animals-featured

Get started with animal photography in the wild

(Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome this guest post from Matt Fey of PrintingCenterUSA. Matt writes for PrintingCenterUSA’s blog and social channels. In his free time, he enjoys taking photos while out and about in the backcountry of Montana. Whether

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macro-flower

Photographing macro flowers in a natural setting

In this video, Joseph Linaschke shows us best practices for capturing macro flower photographs in a natural setting. For more LinkedIn Learning videos about photography, click here. When you start shooting macro, one of the first things that’ll come to

Read More
daisy_red_P1260791_2560p

Abstract photo art from nature, part two

My photographer friends seemed to enjoy my last post on abstract photo art photography. As my buddy Dave said, “Nice article Bob, reminded me that I need to play more! Sometimes you just need a nudge in the right direction.

Read More
wrapup-081019

Weekly Wrap-Up: August 4-10, 2019

It’s been a great week at Photofocus! Here’s a few of our favorite posts from the past week. First, Chris Anson discusses the FAA forcing recreational drone users to register via LAANC, while Bryan Esler reviews Sony TOUGH memory cards.

Read More
cathedral_rock_video_combo_coates_2650p

Outdoor photography at Oak Creek, part two

This is part two of a series on a ‘Day in the life on Oak Creek’ while photographing nature and wildlife. Check out the first installment here. Gear The second camera I brought on my nature adventure was the since-discontinued

Read More
The background flowers were quite small but using the lens at 400mm it causes the flowers to be viewed quite large in relation to the grasses.

Outdoor photography at Oak Creek, part one

Outdoor photography encompasses a myriad of subjects from landscapes to avian creatures crossing the heavens above. I’ll be exploring this subject on a regular basis, sharing my gear selection, techniques, composition and much more. Oak Creek, Arizona Combing through my

Read More
Julie Powell_frog Header

Working with reptiles and small critters

I recently did a photoshoot with some reptiles and small critters. All were Australian animals, but I am pretty sure most reptiles are similar around the world. I have done this several times and it is always a lot of

Read More
Total solar eclipse

Coming soon: The great South American eclipse

Nearly two years ago, North America was treated to a celestial spectacle which was witnessed by millions as a total solar eclipse traversed the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina. My husband and I were among the lucky ones, marveling

Read More
wild-animals-featured

Get started with animal photography in the wild

(Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome this guest post from Matt Fey of PrintingCenterUSA. Matt writes for PrintingCenterUSA’s blog and social channels. In his free time, he enjoys taking photos while out and about in the backcountry of Montana. Whether

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