Photo Challenge – Week 6: Distance Compression

Week six of the Outdoor Photography Guide Photo Challenge is here! This week, David Johnston shares his tips for using distance compression. If you haven’t officially signed up to receive the weekly photo assignments via email, be sure to do so here. Week 6: Distance Compression Lens selection has a huge impact on the outcome

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Photo Challenge – Week 5: Natural Designs

It’s hard to believe that we are already on week five of the Outdoor Photography Guide Photo Challenge! This week, David Johnston shares tips for photographing natural designs. If you haven’t officially signed up to receive the weekly photo assignments via email, be sure to do so here. Week 5: Natural Designs Natural designs are

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Photo Challenge – Week 4: Capturing Motion

Thank you to all those who shared their shots from week three of the Outdoor Photography Guide Photo Challenge! It’s now time for our fourth photo assignment. If you haven’t officially signed up to receive the weekly photo assignments via email, be sure to do so here. Week 4: Capturing Motion Capturing movement in outdoor

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Photo Challenge – Week 1: Simple Subjects

Welcome to the first week of the latest Outdoor Photography Guide Photo Challenge! Over the course of the next eight weeks, David Johnston, contributor at Outdoor Photography Guide, will guide you through eight photo assignments aimed at increasing your creativity. This week’s assignment is “Simple Subjects”. If you haven’t officially signed up to receive each

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What Settings Should I Use For Night Photography?

Photography has an extremely interesting progression of learning attached to it. If you’re anything like most photography enthusiasts, you probably started out shooting during bright sunlit hours while avoiding clouds and the corners of the day. Then, you began wondering why your photographs lacked dynamic range and interesting color. Afterwards, you’d seek out the great

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How to Create Windows to the Outdoors

In the artform of outdoor photography, you have many options to choose from in terms of composition. You can create wild foreground features, or use leading lines to direct the viewer’s eyes around the frame. However, photographers should be striving to get beyond the expected shooting techniques and create images that provoke excitement and invitation

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The Joy of Scouting

There are many times in photography where you get caught up in the details and lose sight of how photography can be fun instead of a challenge. Maybe it’s because of all of the technical jargon you have to remember, or maybe it’s because of all of the gear you carry. Whatever the case may

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