Gary Hart: Eloquent Images of Reflections| Eloquent Images by Gary Hart

Sweet Sunsets at Lake Manly and Badwater Basin in Death ValleySony a7R VSony 24-105 f/4 GISO 100f/111/30 of a second Selling images is an option. Don’t get me wrong, I LoveEvery image you see in my blog or on social media is for sale You can learn more about it here. for sale), but since…

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The Truth & Fallacy about ISO 100 for Nature Photographs (VIDEO).

We can summarize the following tutorial in five words: “Don’t believe everything you think”—at least as pertains to the “necessity” of using ISO 100 whenever possible when photographing nature and landscape scenes. Camera technology is radically different today than it was in the days when this rule was common. One pro says now is the…

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Weekly Photography Assignment – Trees – Nature TTL

Each week we’ll be giving you a theme that you can submit a photo for, and we’ll choose our favourite to be featured on the Nature TTL website. You can use these assignments to improve your photography as a whole and to challenge yourself. Our new Monthly Assignment Winner has been announced! We will select…

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B&W Winter Macro Photographie? Here’s how it’s done (VIDEO).

It’s not uncommon for some photographers to put their close-up lenses in the back of the cabinet after all the excitement and fun of spring and summer macrophotography. When insects start to disappear and the plants begin to wither, they tend to store them there. It’s a shame, because winter offers a lot of great…

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Michelle Valberg: From Amateur to Professional

In our interview series “From Amateur to Professional”We will be asking established photographers to share their photos in order to see how their techniques have evolved, changed, or improved over time.  You’ll get to see the progression of their images, learn how they got started, and find out how they transitioned from amateur to professional. To see…

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Photoshop Basics: Master Noise Reduction within 7 Minutes.

This tutorial is the perfect follow-up lesson to one we posted this morning. How to take beautiful night sky pictures. If you’re taking pictures of nightscapes, or low-light scenes in general, you will have to deal with high ISO settings. This video is part of a series. Photographer James VooghtHe describes the different aspects of…

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How to Start with Large Format Film Camera Landscape Photographing

Few things elicit as much interest from passers-by as a large-format film camera set up and unfolded, with a cameraperson slouching beneath a dark cloth. Few remember the times when cameras used to look like this, and most wouldn’t guess that large format photography is not just an obsolete antique, but an important and growing…

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Searching for Serendipity – Eloquent Images by Gary Hart| Eloquent Images by Gary Hart

Dante’s Moon, Badwater, Death ValleySony a7R VSony 24-105 f/4 GISO 100f/111/30 second Miriam-Webster defines serendipity as, “Finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for.” Wikipedia calls it, “An unplanned fortunate discovery.” Though I can’t quibble with these definitions, I think photographers can create their own serendipity by keeping their eyes and mind open to unexpected opportunities. Sometimes Mother…

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Photos with Ugly Fringing Color? Here’s an easy 1-Minute Fix

Have you ever noticed the color fringes that appear around the edges and corners of your photos? Join the club. Also known as Chromatic Aberration, these artifacts are a sure way to spoil an otherwise nice shot. As you’ll see below in the Lightroom video tutorial, there is a quick and easy fix. Instructor Roy van…

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A Sense of Mystery : Michael Frye Photography

Trail through redwoods in fog, northern California coast I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be joining Nic Stover’s Nature Photography Classes again for their Winter Speaker Series. This series is focused on “Discovering the Mood and Mystery in Our Images,” and includes three sessions: Franka Gabler, with “Conveying Mood and Capturing the Essence,” on February…

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