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Wide-Angle Photography: Broaden Your Horizons

Digital cameras and zoom lenses go hand in hand. When shopping for your new camera, chances are one of the first features the salesperson mentioned …

Landscape Photography

A Quick Refresher Course on Composition

We all get the gist of composition. Think of how many times you’ve heard about the rule of thirds or the golden spiral. If you’re just starting to …

Russian Photographers Sneak to Top of Great Pyramid and Capture the View

Russian photographer Vitaliy Raskalov recently visited the Great Pyramid of Giza with two of his adventuring photography buddies: Vadim Mahorov and …

Timelapse Photography Used to Document Construction of World’s Largest Ship

Watch the biggest ship in the world being built in a mere 76 seconds. Constructed in Korea by the Maersk Line, the Triple-E is 400 meters …

An Introduction to Golden Spiral Composition Method

The Golden Spiral Nautilus spiral and Ediely<p>Recently Chris Gampat wrote a great introduction to The Rule of Thirds, one of the most popular …

How to Back Up Your Pictures Using an Android Tablet and External Hard Drives

In this post, I will share some of my techniques and experiences of backing up photos using a tablet while traveling.<p>Like most other …

Shoot Hazy and Ethereal Photos Using a Sandwich Bag and Colored Markers

Photographer Jesse David McGrady has a super simple trick for adding a hazy, ethereal effect to your photographs: wrap a plastic sandwich bag around …

3 Ways to get Better Control of Autofocus

In this post, Steve Berardi from PhotoNaturalist talks about three ways to get better control of autofocus. Sometimes autofocus can be really …

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 …

Landscape Photography

Review: Tamron 24-70mm F2.8 SP VC (Canon EF Mount)

Readers of this blog know very well that the staff generally all prefer prime lenses over zooms. The Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC SP for Canon EF mount, …

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 …

Landscape Photography