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  • Framing Photography: Tips and Techniques

    When you see a striking photograph, do you wonder why it holds your interest? Most likely, it is the framing photography. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how paying attention to framing photography will yield memorable results. One approach is to frame your main subject with other elements in

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  • Photography for Beginners: Exposure Compensation

    Do you often shoot in aperture or shutter speed priority mode? If so, you know that this technique allows you to set those two key variables. However, your camera still makes the decision about the proper exposure. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how to overcome automatic exposure when

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  • Leading the Eye with Visual Elements and Shapes

    Compelling composition. It’s all about leading the eye. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how leading the eye in your photographs is the key to successful results. You will learn how to use shapes and visual elements that entice the viewer to explore your images, and also how to

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  • How to Effectively Use Shape in Photography

    What photographer wouldn’t like to capture images that get noticed? One method that will help you is the concept of power shapes or shape in photography. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how shape in photography will yield memorable results. Photographic environments contain an almost infinite variety of lines,

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  • Photography for Beginners: Camera Shooting Modes

    For the beginner, SLR digital cameras can be intimidating, especially when it comes to the various camera shooting modes. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you the function of each of the camera shooting modes located on the dial at the top of your camera. The P or Program mode

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  • Utilizing Patterns and Repetition in Photography

    Patterns and repetition in photography. These are two important concepts to engage the viewer. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how patterns and repetitions in photography can be applied to your own images. There is an infinite variety of patterns in the natural and human world: patches of wildflowers,

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  • OPG LIVE: March 2018

    In this episode of OPG LIVE, professional photographer Ian Plant shares photos and stories from his most recent adventure on the Colorado Plateau in Utah. He offers tips for making compelling landscape and aerial photos, as well as discusses how to photograph slot canyons.

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  • Tips to Understanding ISO for Beginners

    Understanding ISO takes patience, but it is the key to good photography. ISO stands for International Standards Organization, the standardized industry scale for measuring light. In Digital Photography, ISO measures the sensitivity of your camera’s image sensor. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant gives you guidance on understanding ISO. As he

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  • Trip Report: Leprechaun Canyon, Utah

    During a recent trip to southeast Utah, I spotted a magnificent rainbow arcing high above the twisted red rock desert. Unable to resist its beckoning call, I followed the rainbow to the end, where I found a wee little fellow wearing a bright green suit. He led me into his subterranean lair, glowing brightly from

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  • How to Photograph a Rainbow

    How to photograph a rainbow. Have you tried shooting rainbows? Have your photographs been sometimes disappointing? In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant gives you tips on how to photograph a rainbow. After it rains, look to the opposite portion of the sky from where the sun comes through a clearing. The

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