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    Focus stacking is a great method for blending a combination of images captured from the same locked-down position but focused at different points. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant introduces you to Helicon Focus, a standalone piece of editing software he highly recommends. A common problem when blending images is movement,

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    You are in a beautiful wilderness setting, all set to capture a spectacular landscape image. Suddenly, you run out of battery power. All your batteries are dead. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant tells you to forget the extra batteries. In remote locations, he uses a lightweight solar panel charger and

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    Fisheye lens photography is unique in the visual world of capturing images. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how to incorporate more creativity into your work through fisheye lens photography. A fisheye lens adds a bulging curve to the center of the image for an extreme wide angle view.

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    Pack your camera gear and venture into Alaska’s vast rugged frontier. In this video series, professional nature photographer Doug Gardner takes you to the state’s remote areas for an amazing photographic adventure. Flying passenger seat in an airplane, he captures Alaska’s beautiful scenery patterns, the glaciers, waterfalls, snow-covered mountains, and clear blue lakes. Back on

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    In aerial photography, preparation is half the battle in capturing images you will be happy with. In this video, professional nature photographer Doug Gardner rides passenger in a Cessna airplane for tips and tricks on aerial photography. Doug and pilot Glen Alsworth fly over Alaska’s snow-covered mountains and clear blue lakes, and even the famous

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    For an ideal experience in outdoor photography, you have to take an airplane into Alaska’s Shamrock Glacier. In this video, pilot Glen Alsworth flies professional nature photographer Doug Gardner into the backcountry for a unique adventure. They hike a bear trail to get to the glacier. Working with a telephoto zoom lens, Doug shows you

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    To photograph songbirds, you need to understand their behavior. In this video series , professional bird photographers Doug Gardner and Gary Carter hunker down in Gary’s North Carolina bird sanctuary and show you how they go about capturing images of cardinals, woodpeckers, pine warblers, woodpeckers, bluebirds, and more in this beautiful environment for songbirds. Gary

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    In this video, professional bird photographers Doug Gardner and Gary Carter give you tips on how to create a man-made environment to photograph songbirds. Gary shows you how he created this natural-looking environment on his own property. For their ideal territory, birds need food, water, and habitat. In a wooded setting, Gary built a pond

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    When you photograph songbirds from a blind, this question usually arises. Should you use flashes? In this video, professional bird photographers Doug Gardner and Gary Carter show you how they use flash units. To open up the shadow areas, Gary uses his flash often, but he dials it down to minus two or minus three.

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Travel PhotographyShow More

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    Visual artistry in contemporary photography involves creative images enhanced through editing software. In this photography tutorial series, professional photographer and editor Tony Sweet takes you to Charleston, South Carolina for some amazing visual artistry. You will visit the tree boneyard on Edisto Island, street scenes in historic downtown Charleston, the woods in Battery Park, the

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    The long exposure technique can yield a memorable photograph, especially when flowing waters are included in the frame. In this video, professional photographer and editor Tony Sweet takes you to Edisto Island along the South Carolina coastline for tips on capturing dramatic images through the long exposure. You will learn how to shoot multi-second exposures,

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    Shooting in the HDR format requires planning and technique. In this video, professional photographer and editor Tony Sweet sets up on the beach of South Carolina’s Edisto Island and guides you through the process of shooting an HDR photograph, which allows you capture the complete dynamic range of an image that can’t be achieved with

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Street PhotographyShow More

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    Ruins provide an endless supply of inspiration for photographers. In this series of videos, pro shooter Kylee Leonetti takes you to industrial wastelands and abandoned farms for tips on capturing creative images in ruins. She takes you to a deserted train depot, a former military base, the outbuildings of a dying farm, and even an

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    Do you like abandoned photography, shooting old buildings and ruins? In this video, pro photographer Kylee Leonetti gives you tips on where to find the best locations. To get started, Kylee suggests going online and searching for keywords, Abandoned Photography, Urban Explorers, or Shooting Ruins. Next, you will want to drive around with a map

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    When shooting in ruins, it’s important to know what to bring. In this video, pro photographer Kylee Leonetti will show you the ideal gear package. She suggests bringing a backpack and a shoulder bag for versatility. In your location gear bag, you should carry your camera body and a backup. For camera lenses, Kylee favors

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    Fisheye lens photography is unique in the visual world of capturing images. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how to incorporate more creativity into your work through fisheye lens photography. A fisheye lens adds a bulging curve to the center of the image for an extreme wide angle view.

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    When you’re photographing wild or domestic animals, a key creative element is eye contact between you, your viewer, and the animal. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how to visually welcome the viewer with an invitation to participate. Whether you photograph an animal or a landscape, Ian suggests telling

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    There are times when landscape photographers get frustrated because the horizons in their images do not turn out completely level. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you different methods to make sure your landscape images end up on the level. One method employs a small bubble level that you slot

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