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  • OPG 013412f_B2F33U_c Storm Chasing in Photography - Course Preview
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    Storms can produce roiling skies, lightning and tornadoes, but storms can also provide dramatic photo opportunities. In this video series, professional outdoor photographer Doug Gardner and storm chaser Brian Barnes drive hundreds of miles over the plains of Kansas and capture some exciting images. You will learn how to track a storm cell, where to… Read more »

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  • OPG 013413f_B2F34U_c Storm Chasing Basics
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    How would you like to go storm chasing in tornado alley? In this video, outdoor photographer Doug Gardner takes you to North America’s high plains and shows you how photographing storms takes skill and planning. You will learn how to read the wind and air temperature, how to keep your camera anchored, and how to… Read more »

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  • OPG 013415f_B2F36U_c Capturing Lightning
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    Have you ever tried photographing lightning and been disappointed with the results? In this video, outdoor photographer Doug Gardner and storm chaser Brian Barnes travel through the Kansas plains and show you how photographing lightning takes skill and preparation. You will learn where to identify a storm cell, how to find the best positions to… 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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    Nature photography can often be physically challenging. In this video, pro nature photographer Ian Plant takes you behind the scenes for a photo shoot inside a sandstone “sea cave” he discovered along the shore of Lake Superior. Join him as he travels by kayak to the cave, and then sets up his tripod with extension… Read more »

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    In this video, pro nature photographer Ian Plant explores the visual chaos of the rain forest of the Pacific Northwest. Ian discusses the importance of using bold shapes to create a sense of order when working with chaotic compositions. He also talks about working in different types of light in the rain forest, and the… Read more »

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  • OPG 012489f_B2D38U_p Capturing Wildlife at Francis Beidler Forest - Preview
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    What’s it like shooting wildlife in a cypress swamp? In this video series, professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner travels to South Carolina’s Francis Beidler Forest for tips and techniques on capturing memorable images of the barred owl, pileated woodpecker, yellow crowned night heron, otter, alligator, cottonmouth water moccasin, and even tree spiders. You will learn… Read more »

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  • OPG 012488f_B2D37U_c Capturing Wildlife at Francis Beidler Forest
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    The Francis Beidler Forest is teeming with amazing wildlife. In this video, professional wildlife photographers Doug Gardner and Don Wouri travel to the swamp interior to capture dramatic images of colorful prothonotary warblers raising their young in a cypress nest. You will learn that the big telephoto lenses at small f-stops work to soften the… Read more »

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  • OPG 012490f_B2D39U_c The Cottonmouth Water Moccasin
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    The Francis Beidler Forest cypress swamp provides an ideal home for the cottonmouth water moccasin. In this video, wildlife photographers Doug Gardner and Don Wouri photograph a huge water moccasin snake swimming through swamp water, resting on a log, and coiled to blend into its environment. They also shoot stunning images of the snake at… Read 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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  • opg-012236f_b2a85u_c-abandoned-shooting-what-to-bring
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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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  • 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 shows you his favorite backpack, the 20L version from Peak Design. The Peak Design 20L backpack has a top opening with four latches, two side pouches with internal dividers… 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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  • sea-cave-1-thumb
    2:07

    Nature photography can often be physically challenging. In this video, pro nature photographer Ian Plant takes you behind the scenes for a photo shoot inside a sandstone “sea cave” he discovered along the shore of Lake Superior. Join him as he travels by kayak to the cave, and then sets up his tripod with extension… Read more »

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