Avoiding the Tourist Trap
by F.M. Kearney | June 7, 2016

Copyright F.M. KearneyVacations are a great way to get away and de-stress. However, I often find myself stressing even more. With only a limited amount of time, I’m always worried about getting the shot. Where are the best locations? When and where does the sun set and/or rise? How can I best secure my equipment i...

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Gee, You Must Have a Great Camera!
by Bill Chambers | November 16, 2012

© Bill Chambers“An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.”
–James Whistler

Don’t you just love it when someone views your work and the “oohs” and “aahs” ensue only to be followed by “Gee, you must have a great camera.” Doesn’t that...

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Why Nature Photography?
by Michael Impellizzeri | January 28, 2010

Nature photography has taught me to measure a day by heartbeats instead of a clock. No second hand will tell me when and what I have seen. I can glance at water rushing down a stream, feel the wind rustling through trees, hear the roaring of thousands of honking geese flying overhead, or watch t...

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First Impressions – Nikon D3 & D300
by Bob Smith | October 31, 2007

Nikon has announced two new DSLRs – the full frame sensor D3 and the D300 with DX size sensor. I had the opportunity to use these two cameras over a 3-day period in late October. I found the cameras to be substantial improvements over the D2xs and D200 respectively.

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The Process of Image Critiques
by Heather Forcier | December 1, 2005

One of the most pivotal experiences in my progression as a nature photographer was a critique of my images by a professional photographer at a workshop. Learning to see my photos objectively and evaluate them from another perspective was a gift. Upon returning from the workshop, I looked for oth...

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What is photography, after all?
by George Lepp | October 1, 2005

I keep hearing that traditional photography has changed—digital is killing it—photography is on its way to hell in a hand basket. To those who feel this is the end of traditional photography, my question is: What is photography? For that matter, what is traditional photography?

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