Bird Photography Basics: A Focus on Sharper Images
by | July 6, 2012

© Matthew StudebakerDiscerning bird photographers want their images to be of the highest quality possible, and this usually means they are striving for tack sharp details in their subject. Accurate focus and appropriate shutter speeds are essential for getting sharp, detailed images of our feathered friends.

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Is Accuracy Important?
by Tim Grey | June 27, 2012

Color calibration devicesI think many photographers can appreciate a loose definition of “accuracy.” To be sure, there are plenty of photographers who aim to render a photograph as a completely accurate representation of what was before the lens. But many (including myself) enjoy adding a subtle embellishmen...

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Venice Rookery
by Carolyn E. Wright | February 17, 2012

© Carolyn E. WrightLove is in the air at the Venice Rookery. The birds (and the bees) are there doing the thing they are so famous for, and you can take pictures of it! Seriously, though, the Venice Rookery is an ideal spot to photograph birds mating, building their nests, fighting for territory and feeding their...

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Night Photography
by Roman Kurywczak | January 18, 2012

© Roman KurywczakI have been fascinated by the night sky since I was a child. Living in New Jersey, I really wasn’t able to see that many stars because of all the light pollution. My parents had a place in the Catskills, and I spent my childhood summers there with my brothers and extended family. That is w...

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Scotland – A Photographer’s Guide
by Bill Lockhart | January 17, 2012

© Bill LockhartScotland is a special place, especially for photographers who are eager to capture its splendid landscapes. Its moors, glens, and mountains offer a romantic vision of what life once was, or is, or can be. It is a place to find peace and beauty like no other place on earth. Its sharp contrasts of...

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Magical Tanzania
by Greg Downing | November 1, 2011

© Greg DowningAs a professional nature photographer and traveler I often get asked, “What is your favorite location to photograph nature?” And, while it’s hard to choose a true “favorite” location, East Africa seems like an obvious top choice for anyone, including seasoned world...

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Rainforest Macro Photography
by Greg Basco | November 1, 2011

© Greg BascoMacro photography, defined loosely, is the photography of small things. In temperate zones, where habitats tend to be more open and blessed with nice morning and afternoon light, macro photographers often use tripods, small apertures, and natural light. This approach can produce wonderful images...

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