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5 Uncommon Snow Photography Tips That Can Transform Your Winter Scenes

Photography Tips

Using Sun Flares and Starbursts to Create Stunning Images

Using Sun flares and Starbursts to Create Stunning Images - tips on how to create them and use them to make dynamic images

4 Ways to Photograph Water

Water holds a special significance to people; it makes up 70% of the Earth’s surface, and about the same of our own bodies. It’s the only thing we …

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …

Learning to Love Rainy Day Photography

Rain too often gets a bad rap. Sure, it’s been known to ruin a few picnics and weddings; maybe it messed up your freshly washed car; baseball games …

Subject Placement Tips in Photography

This should be one of the most obvious things in an image yet many people have absolutely no idea as to where it should go. Most people take their …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

Out on the Road: Getting to Know the Sony a7 and a7R

This last week, I had the great pleasure of joining many of my fellow writers from other major photo and tech news outlets for a week of fun and …

Moon Photography: 6 Tips for Better Moon Photos - dPS

Moon Photography: To get the best possible pictures of our one-and-only moon, it's important to know a few things about it first.


How to Photograph Seaside Landscapes

Photographing Seaside Landscapes poses a number of problems. There's wind, sand, and water to contend with. Here are some tips on tackling these …

Enchanting Images of Insects Covered in Thousands of Tiny Droplets of Water

Photographer David Chambon is an expert at macro insect photography. Being an amateur photographer for over 10 years, Chambon’s goal is to capture …

10 Expert Tips for Aspiring Landscape Photographers

Surrounded by the beauty of nature, many photographers experience a longing to capture those stunning vistas, towering mountains and waterfalls, …

Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography Tips Checklist

This article is a review of landscape photography tips and techniques I’ve covered before. Have you wondered why I’m going over previously covered …

Landscape Photography