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Mobile Mondays: Finding snow with the OpenSnow app for iOS
Add depth and weather effects to your images with AtmosphereAI
When the weather outside is frightful: Photography rain or shine
How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day
Getting Ready to Photograph in the Rain
Svalbard (Part 2-thermal preparation)
Learning to See: Working Around the Iconic Vacation Shot
Getting Creative with Unexpected Weather on Vacation
“Bad Weather Makes Good Photographs” and Better Stories
Being a Weather-Savvy Photographer Part 3 – Going Mobile
Being a Weather-Savvy Photographer Part 2 – Warnings, Watches and Advisories
Being a Weather-Savvy Photographer

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Glaciers in a fjord in Svalbard, north of Norway in the Arctic Circle

Svalbard (Part 2-thermal preparation)

Traveling to a polar region, whether the Arctic or the Antarctic, instantly brings to mind glaciers, icebergs, and very possibly snow, sleet or rain.  These regions also can have rapidly changing conditions, all in the same day.   It takes specialized

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Being a Weather-Savvy Photographer

The Pacific Northwest is a veritable playground for outdoor photographers. In any given day I can photograph alpine landscapes, arid desert scablands, lush temperate rainforests and rugged ocean shorelines. One constant in our diverse region is the complex weather. As

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Five Items For The Cold Weather Photographer

Editor’s Note: While You might have summer on your mind, now’s the perfect time to put your plans together for winter shooting. Recently, I went on a 2 1/2 week trip to Iceland and Norway during the winter season. Upon

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Keep Your Camera Safe in Cold Weather

Nikon D800, 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens @ 48mm, f/16, 5 frame HDR, ISO 200, finished in Lightroom 5 and Photomatix Pro 5. It was about minus 15 degrees F when I made this photograph in Grand Teton National Park. Anytime

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Let it snow: Winter photography tips for snowy scenes

Gearing up to shoot gorgeous snowy scenes this frosty season? Winter photography comes with its own set of challenges, but many photographers simply can’t resist the charm of winter scenes. Whether you’re still looking for inspiration or some new ideas

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How to be satisfied with your own photography

If you consider yourself as a perfectionist in your photography or other creative endeavors, you’ll always feel unsatisfied with your work. Perfection does not equate to excellence, and we have to be mindful to not let it consume our work.

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Choosing the RIGHT LENS — Why Focal Length MATTERS - youtube

Why choosing the right focal length matters

Among the first technical things that every photographer has to learn is choosing the right lens for the job. It’s not so much as picking up the right brand, but more of choosing the right focal length that will best

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Luminar AI Quick Tip: Composition AI - youtube

Get the perfect crop with CompositionAI

With CompositionAI in the new LuminarAI, you can get the perfect copy and fix perspective issues in no time flat. Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington shows you how to get things done. Save on LuminarAI and get our free Boot Camp

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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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