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Too Close? Unlock The Power Of Wildlife Panos!

Have you ever found yourself too close to your wildlife subject? You go to frame up your critter and discover you’re in way too tight for a useable shot. I know, the opposite problem is far more prevalent, but there are times an animal pops out of nowhere or approaches …

Posted in Photoshop Tricks, Techniques, Using Your Gear, Wildlife
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Does Cropping Make Your Photos Noisy?!

Does cropping fill your photos with more noise? Is not filling the frame killing your images? Is there any way to stop it?

In this video, we’ll explore comparative output and see first-hand the effects that cropping can have on the noise of our final output image. This is one …

Posted in Techniques, Using Your Gear, Wildlife
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Wildlife Photographers: Is It Time To Ditch Your DSLR?

Hey wildlife photographers! Is it time to ditch your DSLR and move to mirrorless?

This is a question many have been contemplating and one that lands in my inbox on a daily basis. In this video we’ll examine all the pros and cons – plus I’ll give you my advice …

Posted in Opinions, Wildlife
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Shoot Razor Sharp Images From Your Car!

A car makes a fantastic blind and often allows you to approach wildlife at a much closer range than you can ever dream of on foot.

However, the excitement many photographers feel when they capture an amazing image is quickly replaced by disappointment when closely examining their photos. Too often, …

Posted in Techniques, Using Your Gear, Wildlife
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Does Gear Matter? The Three Pillars Of A Great Image

As photographers, we tend to get a little misty-eyed when we daydream of our next gear purchase. We’re constantly obsessing about the newest camera or the latest lens – or even what releases our favorite brand has in store for us in the coming months.

And let’s face it, we’re …

Posted in Opinions
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Nikon Z6ii and Z7ii Wildlife Photography Review

Thinking about a Z6ii or Z7ii for wildlife? Then this is the video you’ve been looking for!

In this video, I’ll discuss my experience using the Z6/7ii for wildlife photography. I’ve shot in various local locations and knocked out over 7000 images between the two bodies, so this isn’t just …

Posted in Nikon Gear, Opinions, Reviews, Tests, Wildlife
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Backcountry Gallery -Stop Struggling With Shadow Recovery!

Ever notice that when you try to preform shadow recovery / pull shadows during post processing that sometimes it works and sometimes it’s a disaster? Did you know your shadow recovery success is directly related to your choices in the field? 

In this video, we’ll talk about what shadow recovery …

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Nikon z6ii and Z7ii Menu Setup

In this video, I’ll show you my menu setup for the Nikon Z6ii and Z7ii mirrorless cameras. Includes by step instructions with lots of tips and tricks along the way.

Also, yes, I did change the intro. Believe it or not, I had a constant stream of complaints about the …

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Exposure Compensation Made Easy!

Exposure compensation – I don’t think there’s another exposure control that causes more confusion. In fact, I think most people are in for a surprise or two when they watch this one!

In this video, we’ll explore every aspect of exposure compensation and knock confusion to the curb. We’ll discuss what …

Posted in Landscapes, Techniques, Using Your Gear, Wildlife
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Game Changer: Keep Multiple Animals Sharp At The Same Time

Have you ever run into a situation where you had multiple animals in the frame and just couldn’t find a way to keep them all sharp at the same time – even when you stopped down?

This is actually a really common problem for close and mid-range shots of small …

Posted in Photoshop Tricks, Techniques, Wildlife