Steve Marquis

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194 of the best photography tips from professional photographers

<b>Photographic technology may change and develop, but most of the fundamentals of photography are timeless. We’ve worked with eight professional</b> …

Photography

Wild Bird Photography Tips

Capturing great wild bird photos can be challenging at times, but with good preparation, the right equipment, and a few simple tips, it can also be …

Landscape Photography

Photo Stacking for Night Photography

Hey guys and gals! If you’re reading this, it’s because you want to learn how to take that noisy night photo and make it a cleaner, brighter, and …

Essential Tips and Tricks for Capturing Amazing Lightning Images

The crackling web of blue lightning bolts against a dark and stormy sky is one of nature’s most mesmerising spectacles – but it’s not always that …

Landscape Photography

How to Bounce a Flash: Professional Guide

<i>Final reminder: only a few hours left to get Advanced Off-Camera Flash at 50% Off</i>So… you get pretty good results shooting in natural light, but every …

Landscape Photography

25 Tips and Ideas for Your Landscape Photos

Although landscape photography can look easy at first, it takes more than a simple point-your-camera-and-photograph kind of action. The purpose of …

Landscape Photography

Night or Low Light Photography Tips

Twilight is a magical time. Just because the sun is down doesn’t mean you should put away your camera. When the sun sets, a different looking world …

Shutter Speed

Top 10 Sports Photography Tips

Meet Sam Todd, a London-based photographer who’s photographed some of the world’s biggest competitions like the Tour de France and the Rugby World …

Photography

A Professional’s Retrospective: Exploring The Fine Art of Nature

I was talking to someone recently who asked me what kind of photographs I make. I paused for a moment to ponder this basic but critical question, …

Canon EOS

Tips From a Professional Photographer: How to Create the Perfect Composition

Professional photographer Anton Gorlin is back with another comprehensive photography guide. This time, the skilled photographer takes us through the basics of photography composition and how it can be used effectively to enhance visual storytelling. Similar to his guides on sunrise and seascape …

Landscape Photography

Better Photo Tips: Flash Points

It is human nature when taking a photo of someone’s face to look them in the eye. Most built-in flashes are only about one inch or so above the …

Landscape Photography

How and Why to Diffuse Your On-Camera Flash

I was recently asked a great question about how to diffuse an on-camera flash. This is an important concept to understand—not just how, but why! …

Southern California

How To Achieve Better Photos By Editing Before Shooting

Someone asked me recently about the max frame rate of my camera. I didn’t know the answer. I paused, probably grimacing a bit. I quickly tried to …

Perfect Moment

Get Ready for the Perseid Meteor Shower With These Astrophotography Tips

<i>Image Credit: jk78 via iStock</i><p>The Perseid Meteor Shower is coming up quickly - it'll peak on the night of August 12-13, 2018 - so that leaves us …

Meteor Showers

Using Flash Photography Along with Ambient Light

With careful use of flash, you can make your photos look natural—as though no artificial lighting had been used. Certain flash photography techniques …

Electric Vehicles

5 Tips for Better Car Photography

Photographing a lean, mean driving machine is the dream of every automotive photographer. There are hundreds of different ways to photograph a car. …

Landscape Photography

This Is The Best Way To Get Perfect Exposure In Camera

I can be a control freak. There. I said it. In photography, that tendency caused me to resist letting the camera make a lot of decisions for me. …

Cameras

How to Use a Long Exposure to Remove People From Your Landscapes

Most landscape and cityscape photographers prefer to have images that are void of tourists, traffic, and other distracting elements in their scenes. …

Landscape Photography

The 6 Fundamentals Of Storytelling Through Photography

In photography, storytelling is usually called a photo essay or photo story and it’s a rather common practice. If you read magazines like National …

Photo Essays

Moonrise Photography Tutorial

Did you know that our nearest celestial neighbor, the moon, is drifting away from us at a rate of 3.8 centimeters per year? Maybe the fact that it’s …

Astronomy

Here's Why You Should Blend Short and Long Exposures

What do you do if what you want necessitates a long exposure but external factors such as wind make that difficult? Well, lucky for you, this …

Landscape Photography

Tips for Managing Your Raw Files

• Description<br>• Discussion<p>f you are a serious photographer, you are capturing your digital photos in the RAW file format because of its highest possible …

Tutorials

Here Is Why I Exposure Bracket Every Shot

One of my first photographic jobs was running an E-6 lab for a London based production company. The company has three full-time photographers and it …

Landscape Photography

5 urban landscape photography tips

<b>The sprawling metropolis is like a playground for the urban-inspired photographer. With plenty of leading lines, creative manmade structures, and</b> …

Photography

5 wildlife and nature photography tips

<i>Image: Colette English</i><p><b>There's nothing like getting back to nature with your camera. Whether you're shooting action shots of animals on the go through</b> …

Photography Tips

Ancient people farmed the Amazon 4,500 years ago ... and they did it better than we do

I spent a couple weeks with hunter-gatherers in the Amazon. While I was there, one Waorani man told me that his ancestors planted edible food in the …

Ecology

Timelapse Photographer Takes Us Aboard a Container Ship

Have you ever wondered how international trade really works? Not in the abstract sense of government policies and tariffs, but how things really, …

Time-lapse Photography

How a 10-Stop Neutral Density Filter Can Save Your Shot

Weather conditions aren’t always perfect when shooting landscape photography; let's be honest they are usually not ideal. One way to turn poor …

Landscape Photography

Continuous Composting: Get Great Compost Without the Work!

Continuous composting is easy when you quit worrying about ratios and rules:<p>Stack it up as you have it, then let it rot.<p>That’s how I deal with the …

Gardening

Tips for Backing up Image Files

• Description<br>• Discussion<p>Like most serious photographers, you probably spend a lot of time perfecting your images in post production editing. That’s why …

Barbershops