Glenn Mellor

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When and Why You Should Turn Your Images Black and White

For many photographers, particularly hobbyists, making an image black and white is almost arbitrary. I remember in the early days of my photography, …

11 Ways To Improve Your Photographic Lighting

Grasping good lighting is a lot like understanding the relationship between aperture and shutter speed—it’s confusing up until the moment it clicks, …

Great Photos Don’t Need to Be Technically Perfect

Do photos always need to be technically perfect? In this 10-minute video, landscape photographer Thomas Heaton discusses whether photographers worry …

Landscape Photography

How to Get a Perfect Foreground in Landscape Photography

If I were to ask you what the most important element of a landscape photo is, what would you say?<p>I'm guessing that most responses would be the …

Landscape Photography

Why a Polarizing Filter Should Be Part of Your Photography Arsenal

While some photographers these days may just use a polarizing filter for the color benefits, there are other uses. Surely, many of us have struggled …

Bite Size Tips: Your Landscape Photography Should Impress People!

Landscape photography as most people think is not a “piece of cake,” it requires planning, setup and implementation.<p>There are several factors to be …

5 Myths About Hyperfocal Distance

When we talk about hyperfocal distance with our students, we sometimes get a skeptical look or two… and we can understand why. After all, it is a …

Landscape Photography

Nine essential tips for photographing fireworks

<b>Photographing fireworks is remarkably easy, but a little preparation and thinking will help you get the best shots at your local display. Andrew</b> …

Creating Impactful Black and White Imagery for Instagram

<i>Photographers who love black and white photography should check this out!</i><p>Are you drawn to dramatic and impactful black and white imagery on Instagram …

iOS Apps

16 Of The Best New Camping Gadgets Accessories for 2018

<b>Everyone loves a camping gadget, whether it’s brand new technology or a throwback to traditional tools.</b><p>The best gadgets make outdoor life easier – …

Fine Art Landscape Photography (Part 1): The Magically Appearing Photograph

There are two ways to photography: registration and creation. Let me be clear that, before we get into a short essay about self-acceptance in art, …

Pro Results Anytime, Anywhere, Part 1

Over the past nine years, I’ve written numerous Tips Of The Week for the <i>Outdoor Photographer</i> website. I’ve covered topics from macros to abstracts to …

How to Take Care of Your Feet

Adventure<p>Use these tried-and-true tips from a professional adventure athlete to keep your feet healthy.<p>Our mistake was textbook. A few miles before our first camp, Gerry mentioned to me that he might have some blisters coming on. We should have known to address them immediately, especially since …

National Parks

5 practical tips to take your timelapse to the next level

Timelapse used to be the realm of high tech studios and a few dedicated photographers & filmmakers. Now, anybody can do it. We even have apps on our …

A Haunting Victorian-Era Photography Trend Known as Memento Mori

There have been all sorts of strange trends in photography throughout its vast history. Some of those trends raise the question, where would you draw …

Victorian Era

WyzeCam brings a motion sensing 1080P security camera for just $26

Security is on everyone’s minds lately, and most would love to add security cameras around their house. The one drawback to adding these security cameras is either price for wireless or experience for wired. Most wireless cameras are quite expensive, like Nest Cam, Netgear’s Arlo, and others. …

How to Use the Foreground to Create Depth in Landscape Photos

Sometimes a beautiful landscape scene doesn’t look as good on camera as it did to your eye, but that’s because translating a 3-dimensional scene into …

Landscape Photography

6 Best Road Trips

See granite domes, desert landscapes and rare wildlife on this 1,564-mile adventure. On the way stop at two museums, a really clean one and an artsy …

Hot Springs

Do you have any old slides that you want to scan? Here is my cheap and easy way to do it at home

A couple months ago, we had a family friend who got a hold of some really old family photos. She came over and asked me if there was any way that I …

How You Can Learn to Use a Wide-Angle Lens

There are few couples as great as a wide-angle lens and a landscape.After all, that's why most landscape photographers have at least one wide-angle …

Low Light Photography: 4 Fun Techniques to Try

Light is a peculiar commodity in photography. Since you cannot make a photograph without it, you would think that the more the better. But it doesn’t …

Landscape Photography

10 Tips How to Shoot Better Architecture Photography

I’ve always had a passion for photographing architecture, ever since I started photography at age 18.Why architecture?Well— I have always been drawn …

How to Focus Stack with Thomas Heaton

Landscape photographer Thomas Heaton has been releasing one hit after another on his Youtube channel lately and his newest video is one of my …

Landscape Photography

POV: Point of View Photography

If you want the viewer to feel that he or she’s part of the action, there’s no better way to engage him or her than to photograph from a …

Tips on Using a Wide-Angle Lens for Landscape Photography

Every landscape photographer needs a good wide-angle lens. Popular YouTuber Thomas Heaton discusses his new Canon 16-35 f/4 lens and offers some tips …

Google Introduces Game-Changing Wearable Camera That Doesn't Need a Photographer!?

New tech from Google promises pictures and video that will memorialize your life with a passive, wearable camera that is programmed to take pictures …

Do the composition rules matter?

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How to Use the Orton Effect for Dreamy Landscape Photos

Over the years, I have come across several different ways to give your photo a dreamy look. When I first started my journey into photography I came …

Bear Week!

Bear Safety<p>After a 30-year career managing an Alaskan wildlife sanctuary, Larry Aumiller's advice for keeping bears and people safe seems …

The Difference Between Vibrance and Saturation

To the untrained eye, the difference between the vibrance and saturation sliders is not immediately obvious. Jesús Ramirez of Photoshop Training …

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