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Bird Photography in Peru
by Glenn Bartley | June 19, 2012

© Glenn BartleySimply put—Peru is perhaps the best country in the world to see and photograph birds. Sure Colombia boasts a slightly higher species list and, based on its size, Ecuador is also in the running. In Peru however, there are so many unique endemics that it is a destination that every serious birdw...

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Travel
Tip: Sea Eagle Fishing – Norway
by Miguel Lasa | June 1, 2012

© Miguel LasaThe photo was taken from a boat during my summer trip to Norway. I used the Canon 1D Mark 2 with a fast shutter speed of 1/1250th of a second and wide aperture of f/4 with my Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 lens. To capture the shot, I followed the eagle before the dive and set the camera mode to AI Servo...

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Reviews
Photoshop CS6 Arrives
by E.J. Peiker | May 31, 2012

Photoshop CS6 reviewTwo years after Adobe gave us Photoshop CS5, Photoshop CS6 was released. It continues its run as the choice for fine-tuning photographs by professionals and serious hobbyists. In the past two years, Adobe’s other photography oriented product, Lightroom, has taken some market share from Pho...

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Editorial
Ten Years of Photo Fest
by Kari Post | May 1, 2012

© Kari PostFlorida’s Birding and Photo Fest just wrapped up its tenth year. The festival, held annually in St. Augustine, Florida at the end of April, has grown widely popular over the years, and it is a wonderful event for photographers to meet one another, take classes from top pros, and learn from...

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Travel
Trip Report: Midway Atoll
by E.J. Peiker | May 1, 2012

© E.J. PeikerEver since attending a one-day seminar by Barbara and John Gerlach in 1999, I have wanted to go to Midway Atoll in the subtropical region of the central North Pacific Ocean. During their program they showed pictures of what were then called Fairy Terns and Laysan Albatross. The Fairy Tern’s cu...

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Techniques
Get Creative with Textures
by Deborah Sandidge | April 23, 2012

© Deborah SandidgeDo you want to create a fine art look with your photograph by simply applying a texture? A texture layer addition can increase the depth, dimension, and drama of a photograph. It is one of the easiest ways to create a more expressive image. A texture layer can be anything you wish, from painterl...

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