Category Archives: Landscapes

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Fall Photography Basics

(Note, this was published a few years back, but I decided to update it for the upcoming fall season)

So, ready to photograph some fall color are ya? Not so sure where to start? Well, take a gander at the 10 tips below and you’ll be well on your way to snagging yourself some wall hangers!

1. Timing is EVERYTHING!

I’ve said it before, but it’s even more important …

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Waterfall Photography In Eight Easy Steps

It’s 5:00AM and my obnoxious alarm shatters the silence, bringing an abrupt end to my slumber and jarring me out of bed. As my synapses reluctantly begin to fire, I notice the pitter-patter of raindrops as they dance upon the top of my camper.

A grin starts to draw across my face, but not because I think I’m going back to bed. See, I’m out for waterfalls and conditions are about …

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How To Use A Polarizing Filter

Quick – What do you think a polarizing filter is used for?

If you said, “blue skies” then you’re certainly among the majority of photographers. However, that answer merely skims the surface of what a polarizer is really capable of.

The primary purpose of a polarizing filter is to remove reflections. I know, that doesn’t seem like something you should be losing any sleep over, but stick with me here. …

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How To Photograph Star Trails

So, have you ever wondered how to shoot star trail photos? What about how to handle the RAW image files? What about how to post process and stack ’em? Everything you need to know is answered in the video below!

We’ll go over everything you need to know in order to start making some of your very own star trails shots. Form camera setup to post processing, it’s all covered. …

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Hocking Hills State Park Photography

(Published Summer 2011 Edition Nature Photographer Magazine)

“What? That was taken in Ohio?!? You’ve got to be kidding!”

Brace yourself. The response above is typical the first time someone spots an image captured from Hocking Hills State Park in southern Ohio. After all, when most people think of the Buckeye State, secluded gorges and brilliant waterfalls aren’t the first images they conjure up.

Usually, they expect cornfields. Miles of dull, …

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