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Visual Storytelling Conference: Meet Matt Kloskowski
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

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Embrace your ISO

Often I hear from photographers questions about the noise level in a camera at higher ISO settings. They express a feeling that there is too much noise and that is a problem. I suggest that changes are here — and

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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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Nature Photography Depth of Field

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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lisa langell photo

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

Read More
Nature Photography Depth of Field

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

Read More
gaze_of_wisdom_2560p

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

Read More
sundayshutter-010519

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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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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