What Can You Accomplish With an Barebones DSLR?


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What Can You Accomplish With an Barebones DSLR?

Professional photography gear has become good enough to handle almost any situation you can throw at it. But how about budget gear? This great video takes a look at how far you can push a basic DSLR and kit lens and if it can stand up to the demands of a professional photographer.

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Shooting High-Res Thermal Photos of Iceland to Show Nature at Work


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A computer vision engineer by day and photographer by night, I never take the path most traveled, especially when it comes to imaging technology. Thermal cameras are one of the most interesting types of cameras, and while they are widely used in industrial, scientific, and military applications, they are largely untouched and unknown to the general public.

Thermal cameras aren’t your average infrared camera, which sees light in the 0.8-1.7 micron range of wavelengths, depending on the sensor technology. On the other hand, thermal cameras pick up infrared light in the 7-14 micron range, which allows them to

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Good Photography Decisions Start With Pre-Visualization


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Good Photography Decisions Start With Pre-Visualization

One percent of great photographs are simple luck, being at the right place and time with a camera… the other 99% are the result of good decisions. One could even argue that a large number of the one percenters made the right decision to be in that place at that time and carry their camera. Good decisions start with pre-visualization.

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Summer Is Not as Bad as You Think for Landscape Photography


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Summer Is Not as Bad as You Think for Landscape Photography

Summer has a bad rep among landscape photographers for being the worst season for photographing landscapes. However, as with everything else, it is not that black and white.

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Use an Interesting Foreground for Your Landscape Photo


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Use an Interesting Foreground for Your Landscape Photo

When photographing landscapes with a wide-angle lens, you probably want something in the foreground, to give the photo some extra depth. It can make your landscape photo more interesting to look at. Just make sure your foreground subject is interesting enough.

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Why This Photographer No Longer Uses Sliders to Edit His Images


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Why This Photographer No Longer Uses Sliders to Edit His Images

There is a veritable plethora of ways to edit any image, and each method has its own benefits and drawbacks. This interesting videos discusses why one photographer chose to stop editing using sliders, instead relying solely on local adjustments.

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A Helpful Tutorial on Finding Compositions in Landscape Photography


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A Helpful Tutorial on Finding Compositions in Landscape Photography

There are many difficult aspects of landscape photography, but perhaps one of the trickiest to master is the art of composition. This helpful video tutorial will show you some great tips for finding and refining compositions in landscape photography.

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Three Tips for Photographing in Very Wet Conditions


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Three Tips for Photographing in Very Wet Conditions

It is hard to photograph in both rain and around waterfalls. Here are five tips on how to get the shot.

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Learn How to Photograph 4th of July Fireworks in Under Three Minutes


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Learn How to Photograph 4th of July Fireworks in Under Three Minutes

With the festivities just hours away for the U.S, perhaps it’s time for you to get ready to photograph them like you’ve always promised yourself you would one day.

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Helpful Tips for Landscape Photography at Longer Focal Lengths


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Helpful Tips for Landscape Photography at Longer Focal Lengths

When you think of landscape photography, you probably think of wide angle lenses for the majority of shots, but there’s more to life than just shorter focal lengths. This helpful video will give you some great tips for creating landscape images with longer focal length lenses.

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Seven Helpful Landscape Photography Composition Tips


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Seven Helpful Landscape Photography Composition Tips

Good composition is one of the subtler and trickier aspects of landscape photography, and it goes far beyond just memorizing a few heuristic guides such as the rule of thirds. This excellent video will give you seven advanced composition tips to improve your landscape photos.

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Photographer Jack Dykinga Celebrates 100 Years of Grand Canyon National Park


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Photographer Jack Dykinga Celebrates 100 Years of Grand Canyon National Park

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of The Grand Canyon’s designation as a National Park, but for Arizona resident and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, Jack Dykinga, that’s not the only milestone to celebrate this year. For Dykinga, this summer also marks the 5th anniversary of his life-saving double lung transplant. Both occasions are being celebrated in the summer-long exhibition Jack Dykinga: The Grand Canyon National Park (1919-2019) at Tucson, Arizona’s Etherton Gallery.

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Photographing Barren Landscapes and Abandoned Structures


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Photographing Barren Landscapes and Abandoned Structures

Photographing abandoned buildings and locations is getting harder and harder, so any video offering tips on how to do it is worth a watch.

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Seven Myths About Landscape Photography That Might Be Holding You Back


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Seven Myths About Landscape Photography That Might Be Holding You Back

There are lots of myths out there about photography that can end up holding you back if you listen to them, and it’s important to avoid falling prey to them. This great video discusses seven such myths in landscape photography and sets the record straight on what it’s really like.

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Fstoppers Reviews Topaz Adjust AI: Does AI Really Help With Editing?


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Fstoppers Reviews Topaz Adjust AI: Does AI Really Help With Editing?

My colleague Ryan Mense just gave us the announcement from Topaz about their new AI based filters called Topaz Adjust AI, and I wanted to give them a try.

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Use Your Photographic Skills in Another Genre and Test How Good You Really Are


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Use Your Photographic Skills in Another Genre and Test How Good You Really Are

Is it possible to transfer whatever you have learned in one genre of photography to another?

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What to Do When You Just Don’t Have Anything Worth Photographing


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What to Do When You Just Don’t Have Anything Worth Photographing

Have you ever made the effort to go out and look for something beautiful to photograph, only to find that it just wasn’t happening for you? Like many of us, Steve O’Nions has, and instead of just chalking it up to failure, he tells us why it’s ok to not get it every now and then.

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The Best Locations for Landscapes Photos May Be Just Around the Corner


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The Best Locations for Landscapes Photos May Be Just Around the Corner

Have you taken beautiful landscape photos at Lofoten, the Faroe Islands, or Iceland? Or perhaps you only dream about trips to these breathtaking locations. Don’t worry; perhaps the best landscape photo you will ever shoot is in your home town, just around the corner.

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So Many Photographers Make This Mistake. Are You One of Them?


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So Many Photographers Make This Mistake. Are You One of Them?

We all make mistakes. They are part of the learning process, and if we want to improve, we have to accept that we’ll make plenty of them. Photographers are no different, but there’s one big mistake I see so many photographers make time and time again, yet it’s so avoidable.

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Advice For Composing Mountain Landscape Photographs


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Advice For Composing Mountain Landscape Photographs

Get a behind the scenes look at photographing mountain landscapes in this video brought to you by Alex Nail Photography,

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