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Escape to Bountiful Branson

If you're thinking of a nearby sparkling getaway, just down the road lies a rich tapestry of Mother Nature and a rainbow parfait of sizzling entertainment. Welcome to Branson!<p>Once a sleepy town nestled in the weathered Ozark Mountains near the Arkansas border, the area is now booming with high …

The Ultimate San Francisco Checklist

By College Tourist. Author Jenna Rice, University of Central Florida.<p><b>How to tackle a trip to one of the most iconic cities in both California and the world.</b><p>With so much to do in San Francisco, a visit to this west coast culture hub can be overwhelming for even the most seasoned traveler. From its …

6 Ways to Reduce Blown Out Highlights in Your Outdoor Photography

Shooting outdoors means dealing with challenging and changing lighting conditions which can sometimes lead to blown out highlights in your images. …

How to Fine Tune Your Exposures With Spot Metering

The metering systems of today’s digital cameras are light years beyond cameras of just 10 to 15 years ago. What this means is that in many …

Converting Images to Black and White Properly

by: David Wahlman of Wahlman Photography Recently I was asked about the process of converting images to black & white; namely when to know the image …

When To Shoot Black And White

When I first started out on this road of endless expense that is photography I spent many hours musing over the merits of black & white. There is no …

Applying the Rule of Thirds in Your Photography

New photographers are taught the rule of thirds as one of the first guidelines toward making exciting pictures. This is a technique in which a …

Exposure Bracketing: What Every Good Photographer Should Know

There aren’t many sure things in life. No matter how diligently we plan, regardless of how much effort we put forth, there are simply going to be …