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Gran Canaria Was so Much Better for Landscape Photography Than I Expected

Gran Canaria Was so Much Better for Landscape Photography Than I Expected

Gran Canaria is known for parties, booze, and family resort vacations, but this island in the Canary Islands archipelago has some amazing nature worth visiting for any landscape and travel photographer. Not to mention, it is easier to combine this with a family vacation than Iceland, The Faroes, or Norway is.

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Five Common Landscape Photography Techniques

Five Common Landscape Photography Techniques

Landscape photography can be a tricky genre full of nuance and requiring excellent technique, and it is easy to fall prey to some common mistakes. This excellent video details five common mistakes landscape photographers make and how to fix them.

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10 Helpful Guidelines for Creating Better Landscape Images

10 Helpful Guidelines for Creating Better Landscape Images

Landscape photography can be a deceptively difficult genre to master, but with a lot of practice of technique and refinement of your creative vision, you can make big strides in the quality of your work. This helpful video will give you 10 guidelines to help get you on the right track sooner.

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Five Awesome Summer Landscape Photography Ideas

Five Awesome Summer Landscape Photography Ideas

Summertime can be a bit tricky for landscape photographers, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get great shots during the warm weather. This excellent video shows you five great landscape photo ideas for summer.

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Apps That Will Add a New Level of Intelligence to Your Photographs.

Apps That Will Add a New Level of Intelligence to Your Photographs.

If you’ve ever wondered what plant is in the foreground of your last magical landscape image, there’s a few apps out there that can help. Those apps can also keep you from trampling rare and endangered species and habitat to get that epic Instagram shot, and along the way you’ll end up learning a few Latin names… maybe.

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Use an Interesting Foreground for Your Landscape Photo

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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What Can You Accomplish With an Barebones DSLR?

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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Summer Is Not as Bad as You Think for Landscape Photography

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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Good Photography Decisions Start With Pre-Visualization

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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Why This Photographer No Longer Uses Sliders to Edit His Images

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

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

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

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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Helpful Tips for Landscape Photography at Longer Focal Lengths

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

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

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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