School’s out, the bags are packed and you are headed out for a delightful summer vacation with friends and family. When you pull out your camera, remember these simple tips to help ensure that no one will be yawning and snoozing through your vacation photos when you return home. 1. The Golden Hours Plan your [...]
In a lead up to what can be described as a humorous and eventful week, outdoor photographer Stacey Huston details the trouble she went to in order to photograph last Sunday’s solar eclipse. It’s a great read and we think you’re going to learn a lot and get ready to shoot the sun — for when the next eclipse rolls around.
Outdoor photographer and mushroom mama Gretchen Steele gets down and dirty here with tips on how to find, collect and shoot mushrooms. In other words, she enjoys everything about the mushroom hunting process — the walk, the search, the find, the photography and finally, the ultimate reward — the eating!
I was gifted this past November by a spiritual place called Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. It contains more than 57,000 acres along the Rio Grande River near Socorro, New Mexico — only about 90 minutes from Albuquerque. I suggest going if you have never been. … I chose to show some of the amazing light I photographed and how to absorb its colors as closely as possible and bring in the blacks around it by something called “silhouetting.”
A Focus in the Wild’s photographer Stacey Huston set her focus on the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Convention & Sport Show. She took her expertise inside and gives us a few tips on how to photograph a busy convention and seminars amid a crush of people. We’re calling this one “Unconventional photographs!”
Outdoor photographer Stacey Huston lives dangerously, as she steps onto the ice in an effort to retrieve a pair of antlers and finds an entire buck encased in ice in a Wyoming stream. She uses the opportunity to photograph this fine specimen, and to teach us about stepping on the ice with our own digital cameras — how to use aperture settings to our advantages. Check out her Shoot to Thrill advice, and also, you’ll want to see her photographs.
Almost any photographer will tell you, one of the keys to producing a good photo is a good composition. I could write pages on what makes a good composition, but what happens when you have carefully composed that glorious trophy shot, that beautiful landscape, only to discover when you look at the photo – hey, [...]