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Determining a time-lapse approach
Time-lapses are a great, creative way to bring life to your still photographs. There are different approaches for taking time-lapses....
Portrait Tips: Make a Thanksgiving time-lapse
Murphy's Law has a special addendum just for photographers: "Anything interesting that can happen will happen — as soon as...
Making construction time-lapses simple — use a Platypod
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Get started with nighttime time-lapses with a free Viewbug membership
With summer upon us, now's the perfect time to hone in some of your outdoor photography skills. Viewbug has an...
Enthusiast’s Guide: Creating a time-lapse from still images in Photoshop
Photofocus features a series on multi-shot photography excerpted from Rocky Nook’s  “The Enthusiast’s Guide to Multi-Shot Techniques” by Alan Hess If...
Enthusiast’s Guide: Camera settings for time-lapse photography
Photofocus features a series on multi-shot photography excerpted from Rocky Nook’s  “The Enthusiast’s Guide to Multi-Shot Techniques” by Alan Hess Camera...
Enthusiast’s Guide: Doing the numbers for time-lapse photography
Photofocus features a series on multi-shot photography excerpted from Rocky Nook's  "The Enthusiast's Guide to Multi-Shot Techniques" by Alan Hess...
How could I forget the first rule of making a time-lapse?
Making time-lapse videos is fun. They exaggerate the passing of time and reveal a whole different view of the world....
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...
Portrait Tips: Family reunion posing time-lapse
Photographing large family groups is intimidating. There are so many people that you have to help look good and if...

Determining a time-lapse approach

Time-lapses are a great, creative way to bring life to your still photographs. There are different approaches for taking time-lapses. Which one works best for you? In this ThinkTAP Learn video, instructors Richard Harrington and Ron Risman discuss things to

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Portrait Tips: Make a Thanksgiving time-lapse

Murphy’s Law has a special addendum just for photographers: “Anything interesting that can happen will happen — as soon as you put your camera down.” It’s the fear of this that keeps us clicking away constantly. It keeps us from

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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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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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