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  • Focusing-mini-course1
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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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  • 013512f_b2f628u_c 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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  • Focusing-mini-course1
    1:28

    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
    9:36

    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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  • 013512f_b2f628u_c Live View
    2:25

    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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WildlifeShow More

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    The magnificent Grand Teton National Park provides sanctuary for spectacular wildlife. In this series of videos, outdoor photographer Doug Gardner will show you how to track these elusive wild creatures, design a shooting plan, and make quick decisions as you photograph animals on the move. Doug will show. You will learn about aperture priority, exposure… Read more »

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    Travel into Grand Teton National Park with outdoor photographer Doug Gardner for tips on photographing bison in the wild. Bison can be dangerous. You will learn to stay at least 25 yards away from the herd and use a long telephoto lens. The goal is to capture the animals behaving naturally. Shooting in flat light… Read more »

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    Photographing coyotes and moose can be exciting. In the early stages of winter, outdoor photographer Doug Gardner tracks a coyote trotting along a frozen river, and he captures awesome images. He uses his telephoto lens and adds a teleconverter to bring the coyote closer into the frame. You will learn that stacking teleconverters is an… 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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  • 012203f_b2a52u_c-long-exposures-at-the-boneyard
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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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  • 012205f_b2a54u_c-hdr-at-the-boneyard
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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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    Street photography is the study of the human condition, relying heavily on making candid photos of people in public places and capturing stories about people and the places they live and gather. But even more than that, street photography involves capturing ephemeral moments when subject matter, mood, composition, and light come together to create a… Read more »

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  • Street Photography Equipment
    2:34

    What kind of gear do you need for street photography? In this video, professional photographer, Ian Plant, shows you the street photography equipment he takes along to capture memorable images. Ian says that almost any kind of camera will work, but he prefers his DSLR full frame. He recommends carrying three or four lenses, a… Read more »

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    When photographing people and things, there are certain rights and responsibilities to keep in mind. In this video, professional photographer, Ian Plant, covers the rules of shooting on the streets. He explains, “In the United States, you have a constitutionally protected right to take photographs in public places.” What about candids of people? If your… 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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  • opg-011953f_b2965u_c-canon-11-24mm-lens-review
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    What is your favorite camera lens? In this free video, professional outdoor photographer, Ian Plant, shows you why the Canon 11-24mm lens has changed the way he approaches photography. What makes this lens special is the extreme, wide angle perspective at 11mm. It works best when you are photographing landscapes and need dramatic foregrounds and… Read more »

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