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    How to photograph hummingbirds? Join pro photographers Doug Gardner and Ben Clewis in this series of videos for all you need to know about how to photograph hummingbirds in action. Ben takes you into his own backyard and demonstrates simple and complex studio setups including colored background boards, flower groupings, and lighting setups. He shows… Read more »

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  • OPG 012532f_B2D81U_c Techinques for Photographing Hummingbirds
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    Photographing hummingbirds takes planning, preparation, and camera knowledge. These charming little birds are constantly on the move. In this video, professional wildlife photographers Doug Gardner and Ben Clewis take you into Ben’s backyard for the complete process of photographing hummingbirds. You will learn how to assemble a hummingbird station in your backyard. You will also… Read more »

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  • OPG 012534f_B2D83U_c One on One
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    Professional photographer Ben Clewis is well known for his photographs of hummingbirds, but his wildlife photographic journey is also interesting. In this video, pro shooter Doug Gardner goes one on one with Ben, who started out at a young age as a hunter but quickly converted to carrying a camera. He explains that he now… Read more »

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    With landscape photography, the accepted standard is to ensure that everything in the picture frame appears to be in sharp focus. This raises the question that is most vexing to landscape photographers: Where do you focus your lens to get everything in focus? In this mini-course, world-renowned professional photographer Ian Plant explains everything you need… Read more »

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  • hyperfocal-distance
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    You are a budding landscape photographer, but you’re struggling with image sharpness, keeping all the elements in focus from near to far. In this mini-course, world-renowned professional photographer Ian Plant shows you how to focus your lens to hold sharpness for everything in your frame. This technique is called hyperfocal distance, and it’s the key… Read more »

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  • live-view
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    Landscape photographers are always trying to take the guess work out of finding the optical focal point in their compositions. In this mini-course, photographer Ian Plant shows you how to use live view to achieve that goal. You will learn to use the depth of field preview button to freeze your focal point on the… Read more »

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  • how-to-photograph-hummingbirds
    0:29

    How to photograph hummingbirds? Join pro photographers Doug Gardner and Ben Clewis in this series of videos for all you need to know about how to photograph hummingbirds in action. Ben takes you into his own backyard and demonstrates simple and complex studio setups including colored background boards, flower groupings, and lighting setups. He shows… Read more »

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  • OPG 012532f_B2D81U_c Techinques for Photographing Hummingbirds
    8:39

    Photographing hummingbirds takes planning, preparation, and camera knowledge. These charming little birds are constantly on the move. In this video, professional wildlife photographers Doug Gardner and Ben Clewis take you into Ben’s backyard for the complete process of photographing hummingbirds. You will learn how to assemble a hummingbird station in your backyard. You will also… Read more »

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  • OPG 012534f_B2D83U_c One on One
    3:33

    Professional photographer Ben Clewis is well known for his photographs of hummingbirds, but his wildlife photographic journey is also interesting. In this video, pro shooter Doug Gardner goes one on one with Ben, who started out at a young age as a hunter but quickly converted to carrying a camera. He explains that he now… 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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  • opg-012234f_b2a83u_c-where-to-go-and-shoot
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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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  • how-to-photograph-hummingbirds
    0:29

    How to photograph hummingbirds? Join pro photographers Doug Gardner and Ben Clewis in this series of videos for all you need to know about how to photograph hummingbirds in action. Ben takes you into his own backyard and demonstrates simple and complex studio setups including colored background boards, flower groupings, and lighting setups. He shows… Read more »

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    What is time-lapse photography and how does it work? In this video, you will find out more about time-lapse photography with outdoor shooter Ian Plant, who takes you to the Falkland Islands to photograph King Penguins. Ian uses his Canon 5DSR camera, which has a built-in feature that enables the camera to automatically assemble the… Read more »

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  • opg-011953f_b2965u_c-canon-200-400mm-lens-review
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    Do you have a favorite lens? In this free video, professional outdoor photographer, Ian Plant, shows you why the Canon 200-400mm lens acts as his go-to lens for wildlife photography. Ian explains how the Canon 200-400mm zoom telephoto provides instant flexibility for shooting wild animals on the move or birds in flight. The lens features… Read more »

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