Monthly Archives: June 2012

Get your portrait photography to the next level-part I

Translate Request has too much data Parameter name: request Translate Request has too much data Parameter name: request Written and photographed by: Oded Wagenstein. Old man with glasses, India :: 35 mm, fstop 5, 1\125Know that moment when you meet … Continue reading

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Get In Shape For A Workshop

How-To Be In Good Physical Shape For The EnvironmentIf you come from sea level and want to go on a tour at high elevation, are you physically fit and able to handle the abrupt acclimation? If the tour requires hiking … Continue reading

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Halo with Helicon

Did you know that you can easily quote multiple posts in one reply? It’s easy with Multi-quote!Congratulations to the Winner of DSS #104 (Don’t Bug Me!). Voting is now closed for DSS #104 (Don’t Bug Me!). Challenge yourself! DSS #105 … Continue reading

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Wood White, Skipper and Pearl Bordered Fritillary

SkipperPearl Bordered Fritillary wing detail Last edited by IPClark; Jun-14-2012 at 05:07 AM. View the original article here

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Backlit Landscapes

How-To Backlight can impart many different looks to a landscape. It can emphasize a strong silhouette, it can rim light a subject with a strong outer glow, it can enhance the look of fog or mist, it can create shafts … Continue reading

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How to Photograph Fireworks

With the 4th of July celebration rapidly approaching for those in the U.S., this is a great time to work on your fireworks photography. While most people are busy eating lots of BBQ ribs or trying to set up the … Continue reading

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Work The Scenic

How-To Scenic photography can be very rewarding. To return home from a photo trip with a number of winners is a feel good. Whether the images are destined for the wall, potential stock shots, contest entries, or simply remembrances of … Continue reading

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Macro Flash

How-ToBy George D. Lepp With Kathryn Vincent Lepp, Photography By George D. Lepp A small bee fly gathering pollen in a field of California poppies was captured with the Canon MP-E 65mm Macro lens and Canon MT-24EX twin flash system. … Continue reading

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Side Light For Scenics

How-To The direction of light is very important in determining the success of an image. Whether the subject is lit by flash, room light, or illuminated by the sun, if the angle is wrong, the photo will fall short. Front … Continue reading

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A View From The Top

How-ToText And Photography By Glenn RandallSunrise from the summit of Mount Sneffels looking southwest toward the Blue Lakes Basin, Mount Sneffels Wilderness, Colorado. 4×5 film cameraSummits are magical places. Reaching the summit of a high peak gives me the exhilarating, … Continue reading

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Solutions: Lightroom 4 Tone Controls

How-ToText And Photography By Michael FryeMichael Frye used the new Tone controls in Lightroom 4 to fine-tune this image of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. With Lightroom 4, Adobe has made the most significant change to its RAW image-processing … Continue reading

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Fly portraits

Did you know that you can easily quote multiple posts in one reply? It’s easy with Multi-quote!Share the Love! Voting is open for DSS #103 (Window Views) through May 31st. If you feel ready for a Challenge, DSS #104 (Don’t … Continue reading

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