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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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Easy Portrait Photography Tips for Beginners

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Easy Portrait Photography Tips for Beginners

photo by alvarez via iStock The great thing about portrait photography tips for beginners is that there are SO many of them.  What’s more, many of them are just plain easy to implement - it just requires a bit of practice.   Best of all, these tips can be used on their own or together, so you can pick, choose, and combine your way to better portraits.  With all that said, let’s get started! Table of Contents Get on Their Level Use a Polarizer for Portraits Focus on the Eyes Build Rapport With the Model Seek Good Light Get on Their Level photo...

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A Quick Primer on How Variable ND Filters Work

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A Quick Primer on How Variable ND Filters Work

Not all that long ago, I used a complete ND filter kit - I had five rectangular ND filters and a filter holder to carry around. I’m not knocking the performance of that filter kit because it was great. But eventually I got tired of having all that stuff in my camera bag. I also got tired of constantly attaching the filter holder, unattaching it, inserting filters, swapping filters out, and so forth. That’s when I decided a variable ND filter was the way to go. In this article, learn what a variable ND filter is and how variable ND...

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