Lake Marion in South Carolina is an ideal environment for nature photography. In this video series, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner takes you there and shows you how to photograph an osprey family and their nesting and hunting routines. Later, he takes advantage of the diffused lighting as he uses different lenses to photograph water lilies blooming with pure white flowers. Then, he takes you a cypress swamp and wades in the murky water to capture images of pond reflections, bark patterns, songbirds, ducks, butterflies, snakes, and even alligators. Come along with pro shooter Doug Gardner for this challenging photographic journey.
How do you go about capturing really good street photographs? In this video, professional photographer, Ian Plant, suggests you go where people congregate. He explains, “Cars, traffic, pedestrians, buildings. Any place where people are on the go makes great photo opportunities.” This all creates visual chaos, and chaos creates good street photography. He suggests attending… Read more »Watch Now >>
The old motto “Be Prepared” is as true for photography as it is for other situations in life. You need to bring all the correct gear on your photo shoots, but first you have to know what to bring. This video goes into great detail explaining exactly what you’ll need to pack in your camera… Read more »Watch Now >>
The golden light of sunset and its reflections on the body of water you want to photograph add color and drama to your photos. Learn how to make the most of this colorful light, how to select the best vantage points, and choose elements for your subject matter.Watch Now >>
Learn to shoot a cascading mountain stream and the lighting and focusing challenges it brings. Professional photographer Tony Sweet shows you how to address exposure challenges of the rushing white water that will be in the same photo with darker elements. Professional photographer Tony Sweet takes you on a photo shoot of a cascading mountain… Read more »Watch Now >>