Chris Bagger

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‘Great Photos! You Must Have a Great Camera!’

“Great photos! You must have a great camera!” If you take your craft seriously, the odds of having heard these words are quite high. Audiences …

Mobile Photography

How to Find the ISO Button of Most Cameras in the Dark

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Click here.</i><p>You’re in a bind, you’re in a dark place and you’re trying to find the ISO button on your camera. What …

Cameras

How to Use High Speed Sync (HSS) Flash on Location to Capture Striking Portraits

Shooting portraits on location with a wide aperture can result in some great images, but if, like me, you want to underexpose the ambient light for a …

Shutter Speed

Here Are Seven Common Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make

When you're first starting out in photography, the number of things you have to keep track of to create compelling, technically sound images can feel …

Photography

Is it fair to manipulate a landscape photo?

I took this landscape photo during our workshop at Nine Mile Pond. My goal was to capture the beautiful light in the sky, and it’s reflection in the …

Landscape Photography

Five Tips to Improve Your Landscape Photography

Stuck in a rut when heading outside with your camera? Watch this informative video by Apalapse to help improve your landscape photography.<p>Landscape …

Landscape Photography

Don’t Just Look at Photos; Dissect and Analyze Them!

Dear friend,<p>If you want more inspiration in your own photography, this is my suggestion: don’t just look at the photos of others or the masters, …

Street Photography

MFA Boston Explores Ansel Adams' Legacy in Upcoming Exhibit

<i>Ansel Adams is joined by his predecessors and contemporaries in an upcoming exhibit that celebrates the legacy of his iconic photography</i><p>Heads up …

Art

Nobody Cares About Your Photography

Have you ever felt like no one cares about your photography?That you just don't match up to other photographers that have more pictures, better …

Photography

This Photographer Got Charged by a Bison in Yellowstone

Photographer Willis Chung was shooting in Yellowstone when he came across a solitary bison bull in the plains. As he walked parallel to the animal, …

Nikon D-series

25 essential terms that every photographer must know

Getting used to the sheer number of technical terms and numbers in photography can be pretty overwhelming for beginners. There are a lot of them out …

Photography

Learn to speak CrossFit so you don’t sound like a jerk WOD at the box

<i>Lots of fitness and wellness worlds come with their own complex languages. Here, we teach you the basic vocab you’ll need to communicate (and look</i> …

Workouts

How to Sleep in Your Truck

As I’ve <i>thoroughly</i> established in the past, I am an avowed enemy of sleeping in or on a vehicle while camping. Doing so compromises important things on your truck, such as safety, fuel economy, and handling, while failing to deliver superior camping comfort. But there are times when that compromise …

Camping

A Well-Traveled Couple Launch a Line of Sleek Homes on Wheels

The husband-and-wife duo behind Living Vehicle tell us the story behind the off-grid, mobile home that is shaking up the industry.<p>Santa Barbara, California–based architect Matthew Hofmann and his wife and business partner Joanna have been embracing the nomadic life for the past few years, residing …

RVs

6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

Photography

Improve Your Photos by Looking at All of Them, Not Just the Keepers

We tend to devote most of the attention we pay toward our own photography to our portfolio shots; after all, those are the images that we show off to …

Photography

A World In Black And White Photo Contest Finalists

A special thanks to all the photographers that shared their best B&W shots in this photo contest with chances to win a Canon EOS 70D or Nikon D5300 …

Photography

Top Ten Tips For Successful Wildflower Photography

Images from Mount Rainier in the Pacific Northwest Of Washington State My favorite time of the year for photographing nature is always wildflower …

Landscape Photography

Using social media for photographers – top tips

<b>Social media, particularly Instagram, can really help build an audience for your images. Jon Devo shares his social secrets</b><p>Love it or hate it, social …

Social Media

Your Camera Already Has the Most Important Feature

There is something all-newcomer photographers tend to do: they either dream of camera gear or buy a lot of it. When I started in photography I went …

TED Talks

Pro Tip: Put Something In Front of Your Lens for Instantly More Interesting Photos

<i>Bored with your photos? Try this easy pro tip to change the way you see and frame the scenes before you and get instantly more interesting snaps!</i><p>Once …

Photography

How to Turn Your Travel Photography into a “Real” Job

You’re literally being paid to visit exotic cities and landscapes and take photos of what you see.<p><i>This article is supported by NAB’s Platinum Visa Debit card, which can elevate your overseas experience. In this series, we look at the interconnection between travel and money.</i><p>Travel photography is …

Street Photography

How Switching to Mirrorless Made Me Fall Back in Love with Photography

As a professional photographer, I always told myself that I needed to have the very best equipment to take the best images. And for me that was …

Cameras

21 images that capture the raw beauty of nature

From sprawling landscapes to a tiny gnat on a mushroom, these images from The Nature Conservancy's annual photography competition capture the …

Nature Photography

How I Wait Years to Get My Photos

Landscape photography takes a lot of patience. When we share shots on the Internet, people often don’t realize how much effort can go into creating …

Space

Despite Lightroom Woes, Adobe Posts Record Revenue For Q2 2018

<b>It’s clear that many of you still don’t like Adobe’s Creative Cloud model, but its here to stay and Adobe’s latest earnings report shows you why.</b><p>You …

Tutorials

Equipping The Outdoor Studio Portrait Photographer

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Digital Photo Pro Magazine. It is being republished here with permission.</i><p><b>There are lots of reasons to make</b> …

Landscape Photography

This is what happens when you are too drunk and they change the lens cap

A friend who shall remain anonymous (for his own protection) shared this discussion he had with me. His friend, Jake Redacted, just bought a new …

Cameras

Here's the $60 Trick for Adding Fog or Haze to an Outdoor Shoot

<b>With this cheap trick, you’ll be on your way to shooting moody foggy photos and videos in any outdoor location in no time.</b><p>Got a cool idea for a moody …

Landscape Photography

Three Action Quick Tips

Many photographers equate the word action with sports photography. It obviously applies, but it’s not the only aspect that’s applicable. Action is …

Nature Photography