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Create and Publish Your Own Photo Book

A photo book is a great way to share your images with the world.

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Shooting Spectacular Sunrises and Sunsets

Jim Harmer’s tips for photographing at dawn and dusk

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Jody Dole Photographs Objects that Catch His Eye

See how commercial shooter Jody Dole uses anything and everything to…

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Outdoor Pursuit

Bill Hatcher photographs the impossible—well, let's say the extremely difficult.

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Northern Exposure

Corey Rich documents a first ascent of the Arrigetch Peaks in Alaska's Brooks Range

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When to Use Graduated Neutral Density Filters

How to use a graduated neutral density filter to decrease extreme light to…

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A Basic Look at the Basics of Exposure

The relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO is the basis of every…

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Reaction Time

John Solano says that for him, photographing weddings is a lot like photographing sports.

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Pete Turner: Master of Color Photography

Pete Turner is a master of color, but he's also a master of content and mystery.

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10 Tips for Shooting Autumn Foliage

Nature photographer Rod Planck offers tips for shooting colorful fall foliage

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The Inspired Image

Communication is key for Dixie Dixon in creating stunning images

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Speaking For Themselves: The Veterans Portrait Project

The power of portraits

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The Power and Beauty of Bears and Other Animals

When the animal in the viewfinder is a bear, this photographer knows…

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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Night Photography

Reed Hoffmann's tips for great night photography

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ISO Control

For digital photography, ISO refers to the sensitivity of the camera's sensor. The ISO setting is one of…

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Zoo and Wildlife Photography

Spend a day at the zoo with wildlife photographer Julie Larsen Maher

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Shooting Long Exposures:

Deborah Sandidge on shooting long exposure landscapes and cityscapes

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How To Grow Your Garden Photography Skills

Taking great photographs of your own garden is easy with a few simple tips

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The Importance of Quality Audio Capture

Simple tips for photographers shooting HD video with Nikon D-SLRs.

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Lighting Techniques: Light Painting

Using the technique of light painting allows you to add depth and dimension to your…

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Ski Photography 101

Tips and tricks for getting great photos of skiers and snowboarders

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High Speed Sync: A Flash Technique To Add a Pro Touch to Your Photographs

Kevin Kubota on auto FP high speed sync flash…

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Lindsey Byrnes on Rock & Roll Photography

3 tips for getting into rock & roll photography

  • Start small, with a friend's band. This will allow you to experiment more freely and get used to photographing performers while they're playing instruments.

  • Get used to the pace of a live show. Photographing musicians is akin to shooting sports, there's a pace to a live show which is different than capturing performers in the studio. Capture not just the performance but the interaction with a live audience, all while lights are dimmed and the music is blaring.

  • Practice, practice, practice. As with any new subject matter, practice shooting studio sessions and live performances in a variety of venues, so you'll be at ease no matter where your next shoot takes you.

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