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Determining a time-lapse approach
Portrait Tips: Make a Thanksgiving time-lapse
Making construction time-lapses simple — use a Platypod
Get started with nighttime time-lapses with a free Viewbug membership
Enthusiast’s Guide: Creating a time-lapse from still images in Photoshop
Enthusiast’s Guide: Camera settings for time-lapse photography
Enthusiast’s Guide: Doing the numbers for time-lapse photography
How could I forget the first rule of making a time-lapse?
Enthusiast’s Guide: Time-lapse basics
Portrait Tips: Family reunion posing time-lapse
Gear Review: TetherTool’s Case Relay
Portrait Tips: The Best Selfie Method — Shoot a Time Lapse

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Rocky Nook's the Enthusiast's Guide to Multi Shot Photography on time-lapse.

Enthusiast’s Guide: Time-lapse basics

(Editor’s note: Over the next several weeks, Photofocus features a series on multi-shot photography from Rocky Nook’s  “The Enthusiast’s Guide to Multi-Shot Techniques” by Alan Hess.) For a time-lapse series of photographs to work properly and be worth watching, the camera

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Gear Review: TetherTool’s Case Relay

There is nothing worse than doing an extended shoot and suddenly running out of power in your camera battery. Inevitably, it’ll happen right when the mood is perfect and things are finally going exactly as you wanted. In a recent

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Photographing a Dangerous and Extreme Force of Nature, Wildfires!

Nature is extraordinarily complex and beautiful, it is easy to forget in our modern world just how powerful its forces are.  But, being a nature photographer presents constant, humbling reminders of this fact! A large part of what drives me is wanting to experience every facet of nature, then create and share images of these forces at work.  In doing so I am often going into potentially dangerous situations for me and my gear.  

In my part of the world, wildfires are a necessity to the health of our ecosystems. But, they are, to put it bluntly, scary as @#$%!  Dangerous, fast, and unpredictable, shooting them requires gear and techniques that let you react quickly to the situation to keep yourself out of harm’s way, and out-of-the-way of the responder’s managing the scene.  Here is how I capture images and video of one of nature’s most beautifully dangerous forces, wildfire.

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Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Industrialization

In the late 1800’s the world was beginning to take shape into something more of what it looks like today. Industrialization was coming to cities and taking them, literally, to the next level. Ships were being built larger and larger.

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Creating a time-lapse in Lightroom: Part two

In part one of this tutorial, you learned how to create a time-lapse in Lightroom, with a setting of 24fps or 29.97fps. But what if you want to use a nonstandard frame rate? Lightroom doesn’t allow you to manually adjust

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Creating a time-lapse in Lightroom: Part One

I’ve long been interested in capturing stop-motion, through timelapses on my camera. With my recent move to mirrorless, I thought there was no better time to try out some new techniques. Last week, I went to the Grand Haven Coast Guard

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Avoiding memory card chaos

As photographers, we often take for granted one of the most important pieces of equipment we can invest in — memory cards. Whether you use CF or SD cards, there’s some simple things to remember in order to avoid card failure.

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure with Kevin Ames

Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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Mind Your Own Business: New year, new plans!

Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today Skip and I have a detailed discussion about what photographers can do to make 2021 (and 2022, actually) better than ever. “Growth

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Going wide with 24mm for street photography

For many photographers, 35mm is the ideal focal length for street photography. However, if you’ve ever been curious about wide you can go with your choice of lenses for this genre, the quick video above by Pierre Lambert will give

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Five exercises to help you see

We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The question is how can you make your images different from anyone else’s? “The real voyage of discovery consists not

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