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    What Is Luminosity Masking in Photoshop?

    Do you sometimes feel as if your photograph looks beautiful on the LCD screen of your camera, but doesn’t quite make the grade on your computer monitor? In today’s digital world, a top notch outdoor photograph generally requires two stages: capturing a quality image with your camera and then editing that image in post processing.…

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    How to Add Leading Lines to Your Photos

    Are you aware of using leading lines in photography? These are the visual guidelines that help the viewer zone in on the central subject of your image. In this premium video on using leading lines in photography, Outdoor Photography Guide’s photographer David Johnston visits a waterfall in Tennessee and gives you the lowdown on how…

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  • 9:48

    Minimal Gear Setup for Outdoor Photography

    How many times have you found yourself on a field trip having packed too much outdoor photography gear? In this premium video lesson, Outdoor Photography Guide’s expert photographer David Johnston shows how to choose the minimal outdoor photography gear that will work for your day trips. David takes you into the woods and shows you…

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    Working in Nature: Ethical Principles

    In the last decade or so, the sale of digital cameras has exploded. Many more photographers are accessing public land to capture its natural beauty. In this video, professional outdoor photographer David Johnston reminds you of your ethical responsibilities when working in nature with your camera. David shares with you his basic principles. Working in…

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  • 10:11

    5 Compositions for Amazing Landscape Photography

    Professional outdoor photographer David Johnston is a firm believer that the best way to improve your landscape photography is by working on your composition. Composition is the organization of elements within your frame to create a compelling photograph. It’s easy to walk up to a landscape and take a photo, but it’s difficult to create…

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  • 2:51

    Shooting in the Rain

    What is the first thing you are tempted to do when you are outside and it starts to rain? Most people would answer that they would make a mad dash to their car and go back home! Not us. We are outdoor photographers and there is actually a lot of photography potential when rain starts…

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  • 7:27

    How to Photograph Unpredictable Subjects

    In this video, professional outdoor photographer David Johnston leads the Outdoor Photography Guide photo tour in Kenya, Africa where he shares his principles on how to photograph unpredictable subjects. Tigers, zebras, hyenas, hippos, rhinos and elephants move at their own pace, running at you or away from you or just resting. You need to be…

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  • 5:46

    Where to Focus for the Best Wildlife Photos

    Do you love wildlife photos? Are you often out in the field photographing wildlife? Are you satisfied with your own photos? In this premium video, professional outdoor photographer David Johnston takes you on the Outdoor Photography Guide photo tour in Kenya, Africa for tips on how to improve your wildlife photography. You will learn where…

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  • 1:08

    How to Photograph Songbirds – Course Preview

    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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  • 3:24

    5 Best Places for Photography in the Southeastern United States

    If you are a dedicated outdoor photographer, you’ve probably been to many famous locations like national parks, forests, and monuments to capture your images. Professional outdoor photographer David Johnston has visited the great sites all over the United States. In this video, he takes you on a tour of his favorite region, the southeast, and…

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  • 1:24

    Visual Artistry – Course Preview

    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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  • 13:18

    Using Long Exposure to Photograph Water

    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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    Beauty in Ruins – Course Preview

    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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  • 5:06

    Abandoned Photography: The Basics

    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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  • 3:46

    What to Bring When Shooting Abandoned Locations

    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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  • 3:19

    The Tripod Hack for Lower Perspectives

    You’re a dedicated outdoor photographer, and you’ve learned that the tripod is your best friend. However, when it comes to intricate macro shots requiring you to go low to the ground, the tripod isn’t too friendly. What you might need is the tripod hack. In this video lesson, Outdoor Photography Guide’s professional nature photographer David…

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  • 9:18

    Shooting Waterfalls from MPB

    Many outdoor photographers love shooting waterfalls. But to capture a stunning waterfall image takes practice. In this video lesson OPG’s pro photographer David Johnston visits his favorite waterfalls in Tennessee and gives you tips and suggestions on shooting waterfalls. To get complete coverage in shooting waterfalls, David experiments with a variety of compositions and lenses.…

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  • 25:11

    An Interview With Nature Pro Photographer Alyce Bender: Sponsored by Tamron

    You are a dedicated nature photographer, and you spend lots of time outdoors. You are always looking to improve. In this video, sponsored by Tamron Lenses, outdoor photographer David Johnston reverses positions and interviews an accomplished young nature photographer, Alyce Bender of A Bender Photography in San Antonio, Texas. Alyce takes you through her creative…

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