Video: How to Photograph a Rainforest

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

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Course: Wildlife Photography in the Falklands

What’s it like to shoot images of wildlife in a remote location in fickle weather? In this video series, wildlife photographers Ian Plant and Zac Mills travel to the Falkland Islands for tips and techniques on photographing artistic images of penguins, elephant seals, albatross, and imperial cormorants. You will learn about the camera, lenses, and

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Photo Composition Tip: One (Is the Loneliest Number)

In the previous articles in this series, I have discussed ways to make successful compositions using three and two primary subjects. Now we have arrived at one. One seems easy: just point your camera at your subject, right? On the one hand, photographing one subject has the advantage of being simpler than photographing multiple subjects.

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Course: Focusing for Landscape Photography

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

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