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Photography Equipment - Photography Tips - Photography Technique

Photography Equipment - Photography Tips - Photography Technique
Welcome To Outdoor Photographer MagazineOutdoor Photographer is the premier magazine about outdoor photography. Our photography technique articles are geared to helping you capture the best wildlife, travel and outdoor sports photography. Review photography tips and keep up with digital photography as applied to nature photography; stay current with the latest in photography equipment. You can also explore our readers' favorite places that offer the best in photography locations.

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Photographing Skyscapes Take Your Nature Photography to the Next Level! You don’t need to travel too far to find an interesting skyscape. Warm days and cold days throw up different light, sunsets and sunrises full of drama. When capturing the sky, catching the light is everything, so patience is important. Armed with a tripod and a wide-angle lens, go outside and take a look! Outdoor Photographer Your Outdoor Photographer subscription order has been received and is being processed. Please review your Order Summary information below. If you need to change your order information, please contact our Customer Service Department. U.S. orders, please allow 4-6 weeks for your first issue to be delivered. International orders may require additional delivery time.

Photographing Seascapes Wait for the Right Time If you are serious about seascape photography, you need patience. Always be on the lookout for changes in the weather, colors and moods. Central to seascape photography is natural light and how it affects the scene. Light has three basic qualities-intensity, direction and color, and all of them are affected by the time of the day.

Selective Sharpening - Disney Photography Blog I have seen various processing techniques shared among the community, but one area I rarely see discussed is sharpening. Sharpening for me is the final step in the process to give the photo that extra punch. However, I rarely sharpen in one quick step globally. black and white landscape photography tips Black and white landscape photography tips Funnily enough, in the age of digital SLRs and highly colored computer graphics, black and white photography seems to be re-emerging as a strong trend. Many new photographers presume that all they need to do is take the shot in black and white to start with, using the onboard monochrome camera setting. If only black and white photography was that easy. Like any style of photography, it takes practise. Otherwise, you could end up with a photo that seems flat and lifeless.

How to Make Money out of Real Estate Photography There is a constant demand for real estate photography, and while much of the work available does not pay vast sums, there is money to be made if you’re prepared to work at it. And if you get really good, the photographers who get assignments for Architectural Digest do get well recompensed and they may well have begun their careers photographing the interiors and exteriors of houses for sale for web or print based real estate listings. So what sort of work does real estate photography involve? The most basic form goes something like this: Realtor Coldwell Banker (or any other) wants to sell a house or building.They need photos of the place that make it look great, attractive, desirable.They hire a photographer (you?)

Hyperfocal Distance If you are shooting landscapes you probably should. Have you ever wondered where to focus on a landscape to render the greatest area of focus from near to infinity? If you know how to figure out your Hyperfocal Distance (HFD), you will know exactly where to focus your lens. Photography Tip—How to Train Your Photographer’s Eye Of all the many skills that these articles recommend that you develop, training your photographer’s eye may be the most critical. There are many technical concepts and compositional “rules” you can learn and practice to improve your digital photography. Exposure, lighting, focus, contrast, shooting modes, depth of field and rule of thirds are just a few of many that you’ll find in the How-To library of articles.

The Photographer's Ephemeris: TPE for iOS The Photographer’s Ephemeris (TPE) helps you plan outdoor photography shoots in natural light, particularly landscape and urban scenes. It’s a map-centric sun and moon calculator: see how the light will fall on the land, day or night, for any location on earth. TPE is a universal app with optimized user interfaces for both iPad and iPhone/iPod Touch devices. “Get it. This is a quality application that has been very thoughtfully and carefully designed.”★★★★★ 5/5 – TPE’s map-based approach means you aren’t limited to a predefined list of locations, which often miss the places many photographers go.