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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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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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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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Do You Actually Need a Polarizing Filter?

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Do You Actually Need a Polarizing Filter?

Photo by Eric Welch on Unsplash Once again, I'm writing about the most underrated piece of photography equipment out there... a polarizing filter. It always shocks me how many photographers I encounter that don't use a polarizer. I know that post-processing can fix some of the issues that a polarizer addresses, but, guys, come one...polarizers are much more effective and easy to use! What Does a Polarizing Filter Do? Polarizing filters work in a complicated way to filter out specific types of light, and I covered it in depth here. But, as a quick rundown, a polarizer: Prevents glare on the surface of water, thereby enabling...

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Nature Photography Tips for Beginners

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Nature Photography Tips for Beginners

Photo by Tim Swaan on Unsplash When you’re first starting off in your landscape photography journey, it can be overwhelming. Oftentimes, it may feel like the place you live isn’t beautiful enough for you to be one of the truly great landscape photographers. But, believe it or not, nature photography is much more than living somewhere gorgeous... Here are some nature photography tips to teach you how to make the most of the nature that’s accessible to you.  Table of Contents It’s All About the Camera But, Don’t Forget About Your Filters, Tripods and Lenses Nature Photography Tips Are Useless if You’re Shooting in...

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