But, working in these conditions requires some additional care so that our photography equipment will not be affected by the constant moisture.
So what are we to do? [Read more...]
Where your eye travels from that first spot depends on the image, and how that spot guides you to another spot in the frame. In an image that has good “flow,” your eye will always know where to go next (elements of the image will guide you). But, if an image doesn’t have a natural direction of flow, then it’s harder for the viewer to move through the image (they don’t know where to start and then they don’t know where to go from there). [Read more...]
Well, one of these tools (PhotoPills) just added an awesome new feature to their app: a 2D Milky Way Planner. And, the creators just published an excellent tutorial on their website on how to use this new feature.
So, if you’re interested in photographing the Milky Way in one of your nighttime landscape images, be sure to check this out! [Read more...]
Have you ever tried to capture that great wildlife shot in low light? It’s often not easy, is it? Such is the case of capturing this rare and endangered Barn Owl in a Missouri barn:
In Missouri, loss of habitat and farms, including barns where the Barn Owl prefers to live, have caused the Barn Owl to be placed on the state’s endangered list. In fact, the above owl is only the second Barn Owl I’ve heard of in the state over the past few years. Photographing it was a high priority on my list. And I certainly didn’t want to cause it undue stress by using flash photography. In cases like this, shooting in very low light may be the only alternative you have.
Let’s explore some of the factors of shooting in low light and look at some things we can do to help us capture a great image in low light: [Read more...]
If you enjoy wildlife photography, then you’ll surely love to capture action shots:
Capturing action or behavior gives impact to your images. Sure, an image of a bear just standing in a creek can be a nice image, and it certainly has its place. But, an action shot of that bear can bring your photography to the next level.
To increase your chances of capturing action shots, here are a few techniques you can use: [Read more...]