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    Cades Cove in the Smoky Mountains is home to the splendid white-tailed deer and the canny coyote. In this video, professional wildlife photographers Doug Gardner and Bill Lea photograph these magnificent deer in the foggy light of early morning. When you photograph wildlife in hazy morning light, the idea is to keep the composition simple,… Read more »

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    To photograph white-tailed deer, you have to be long on patience, but it’s well worth the time. In this video series, pro wildlife photographers Doug Gardner and Bill Lea take you to Cades Cove in the great Smoky Mountains National Park. They capture these beautiful animals in the foggy light of early morning and in… Read more »

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  • OPG 012543f_B2D92U_c History of the Cove
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    Cades Cove is a magnificent natural valley surrounded by the Smoky Mountains and home to a variety of wildlife including deer, bear, and coyotes. It also has an interesting history dating back to 1821. You can still see the first settlers cabin. In this video, professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner interviews Bill Lea, local photographer… Read more »

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    Pro landscape photographers Ian Plant and Zac Mills travel to the island nation of Vanuatu to photograph one of the most active volcanoes in the world, sharing their techniques for making stunning images of this amazing natural spectacle. Ian and Zac discuss in detail the artistic and technical decisions they made when photographing the volcano… Read more »

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    Lava is incredible to witness in person, but how best to translate the experience into a compelling photograph? Pro landscape photographers Ian Plant and Zac Mills explain their techniques for photographing Vanuatu’s Yasur Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the world. They discuss using long exposures to create artistic photos, working in low… Read more »

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    While photographing Yasur Volcano, located in the island nation of Vanuatu, pro landscape photographers Ian Plant and Zac Mills discuss the cameras, lenses, and other equipment they use to capture this dramatic landscape. They also talk about the challenges of working in a dusty, windy environment, and offer tips for keeping equipment clean. Then Ian… Read more »

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  • OPG 012541f_B2D90U_c Early Morning at Cades Cove-
    4:08

    Cades Cove in the Smoky Mountains is home to the splendid white-tailed deer and the canny coyote. In this video, professional wildlife photographers Doug Gardner and Bill Lea photograph these magnificent deer in the foggy light of early morning. When you photograph wildlife in hazy morning light, the idea is to keep the composition simple,… Read more »

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  • white tail deer course preview
    0:31

    To photograph white-tailed deer, you have to be long on patience, but it’s well worth the time. In this video series, pro wildlife photographers Doug Gardner and Bill Lea take you to Cades Cove in the great Smoky Mountains National Park. They capture these beautiful animals in the foggy light of early morning and in… Read more »

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  • OPG 012543f_B2D92U_c History of the Cove
    3:05

    Cades Cove is a magnificent natural valley surrounded by the Smoky Mountains and home to a variety of wildlife including deer, bear, and coyotes. It also has an interesting history dating back to 1821. You can still see the first settlers cabin. In this video, professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner interviews Bill Lea, local photographer… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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,… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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  • OPG 014096f_B2F98U_c Tamron 28-300mm Vanuatu SPONSORED
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    In difficult locations, photographers sometimes need an all-purpose zoom lens. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant takes you to the Vanuatu volcano and shows you the features of the flexible 28mm-300mm Tamron lens. On the volcano rim, Ian goes wide at 28mm to capture the lava exploding over the landscape and… Read more »

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  • Peak Design Photography Bag
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    A flexible backpack is essential to organize your camera gear when you are in the field. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant discusses a new pack by Peak Design. The Peak Design 20L backpack has a top opening with four latches, two side pouches with internal dividers inside, and a laptop… Read more »

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    In this video, pro nature photographer Ian Plant wades through waist deep water to get into a sandstone “sea cave” on the shore of Lake Superior. Join him as he discusses artistic and technical strategies for photographing sunset over the lake from inside the cave. To learn more about landscape photography, check out Ian Plant’s… Read more »

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