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Five tips for the hiking photographer
Why I LOVE telephoto lenses
Embrace your ISO
Capturing more striking bird photographs
Olympus gives details on 150-400mm f/4.5 lens, new E-M1X firmware
Innovative technologies drive Peter Baumgarten to see the world differently
Beyond Technique: Wildlife Photographer Moose Peterson discusses maintaining passion and focus
Is your camera within reach and ready to go?
Using a lightweight tripod for wildlife photography
Understanding depth of field in nature photography
In search of Wilson’s bird-of-paradise in West Papua
Olympus tracking focus for wildlife photography

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Capturing more striking bird photographs

Bird photography or photographing birds can be quite challenging. Why you ask? Birds are everywhere. It’s a piece of cake to make bird images. Well, yes and no. It’s easy to acquire a photo of the avian species. It’s quite

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Using a lightweight tripod for wildlife photography

FotoPro Ambassador Lisa Langell is a fabulous wildlife and nature photographer. I asked her about this stunning brown bear image she made in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. “Bear photography requires a nimble, light, trustworthy and versatile tripod to support

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Understanding depth of field in nature photography

Like many, I find nature photography enjoyable and a fantastic hobby. As a professional videographer, many concepts I’ve learned apply to nature photography. One of the most important is depth of field. Depth of field Proper depth of field can

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Practice for your wildlife photography

You can sharpen your skills for photographing wildlife by going to the zoo. Even though animals at the zoo are captive they still have wild tendencies. Study behavior. Practice focusing, composition and more. Though it was a captive environment I

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The Sunday Shutter: January 5, 2020

In this week’s edition of The Sunday Shutter, we highlight photographs from Australia’s wildfires and show you how to build a digital camera with a DIY image sensor. Then we showcase a photographer who photographs rarely viewed animals, and finally,

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Avoiding the harsh, direct flash look

One of the biggest reasons why I don’t like pop-up flashes is that it gives uneven, harsh lighting directed at your subject. Even with an on-camera speedlight, the same effect can happen. And while you can play around with the

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Easy high key lighting with two lights

Creating high key light is making sure there is enough light on your background so it is pure white, with no shadows. This can be done using strobes or LEDs or a mixture of both types of light. There are several

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