Using Position in Wildlife Photography
by Steve Schwartzman | December 19, 2014

© Steve SchwartzmanThe three most important things in real estate are location, location, location. In wildlife photography, they are position, position, position. As a nature photographer specializing in plants, I offer some suggestions on using position to your advantage when creating your work.

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Black and White Photography
by Alister Benn | February 11, 2010

The development of black and white photography prior to the 1930’s was the byproduct of technical limitations rather than desire. I am quite certain that had color been available from day one, people would have used it and perhaps the history of photography would have been quite different....

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The Basics of Nature Photography
by Cindy Marple | August 1, 2006

Are you new to nature photography? Feeling a little unsure of how to get started in your quest to make beautiful images? If you want to consistently make good photos, there is a lot to learn. Fortunately, there are a tremendous number of resources out there to help you, but these can also be ove...

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The Art of Abstract Macro Photography
by Michael Brown | June 1, 2006

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in June, 2006, and is being featured again with its original text and one new image. Our thanks to Michael Brown.

From Wikipedia online encyclopedia: “Abstract art is now generally understood to mean art that does not depict ob...

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“Meadow Diving”
by Rod Barbee | September 1, 2005

I’m a big advocate of using a tripod for every image I possibly can. I believe that my compositions get better, I make exposure choices with more thought, and sharpness and image quality are greatly improved. Plus there are many types of images that are simply impossible to make without a...

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Creating Intimate Portraits in Nature
by Greg Downing | January 1, 2005

Since the first day I picked up a camera and started photographing birds I felt compelled to create images that seem, and many times are, larger than life. I enjoy nothing more than capturing intimate portraits and close-ups of birds brimming with character and detail. Often it is only from this...

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