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Budget-Friendly Circular Polarizer

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Budget-Friendly Circular Polarizer

Before you decide which circular polarizer you want to buy, you should figure out what you’re looking for in a circular polarizer. Four important things to keep in mind when shopping for a circular polarizer are: the size of the frame, whether the circular polarizer casts color on your images, whether the circular polarizer uses a hydrophobic coating, and the type of glass used. If your circular polarizer features a thick rim, then the chances of vignetting on the edges of your photo drastically increase, so slim circular polarizers are best. You also don’t want your circular polarizer to add...

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My Ideal Landscape Photography Kit

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My Ideal Landscape Photography Kit

photo by Maridav via iStock Over the years, I’ve tested all kinds of landscape photography gear. I’ve owned all kinds of landscape photography gear too… But I keep coming back to the same gear as being part of my ideal landscape photography kit. There are tried-and-true items that I’ve found to be what works best for me, and there’s also relatively new items that I’ve only begun using recently that have quickly earned a spot in my kit. Below, I’ve outlined some of my favorite landscape photography gear in the hopes that it sheds a little light on what gear might work...

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Simple Landscape Photography Tips With Tons of Impact

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Simple Landscape Photography Tips With Tons of Impact

Photo by Ken Cheung on Unsplash I’m always adding bullet points to my landscape photography tips list because it’s one of the most beautiful forms of photography, and there’s always so much to learn. I learned how to photograph landscapes for the first time from my grandfather, and I’ve found that landscape photography is often a generational photography niche. In an attempt to continue this trend, here are five easy landscape photography tips that will help you elevate the quality of your photos.  Table of Contents Try Aerial Photography Don’t Be Afraid of the Stars Snap Incredible Dusk Pictures Right After Golden Hour...

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The Best Travel Photography Lens

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The Best Travel Photography Lens

photo by DieterMeyrl via iStock When you’re traveling, the last thing you want to do is take all of your camera gear. Aside from the obvious benefits of not having to carry around a ton of stuff, airlines have made it maddeningly difficult (and expensive) to get your stuff from one place to the next. So, if you could only take one lens with you on the trip of a lifetime, what would it be?  For me, and many other photographers, for that matter, it would be the 24-70mm f/2.8. Let’s explore just a few benefits of this best travel photography lens....

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How to Increase the Wow Factor of Wide-Angle Landscape Photography

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How to Increase the Wow Factor of Wide-Angle Landscape Photography

photo by 1111IESPDJ via iStock Ask anyone that typically photographs landscapes what kind of lens they use, and many of them will answer with “wide-angle.” It makes sense that wide-angle lenses are so popular for landscapes - they enable you to capture details near and far, highlight foreground interest, and include both the landscape and the sky above with great ease.  However, with such a wide view, the smaller details of a landscape (and the story you want to tell about the landscape) can get lost. With these wide-angle landscape photography tips, you can ensure your photos have the wow factor they...

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