There are times when you need to get down really low to capture a dramatic image. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you various techniques of using tripods at ground level. A ground level adaptor removes the center column and allows the tripod legs to be spread within a few inches above ground level. Another style of tripod has a removable center column which screws out and lets you spread the legs to their full outright position for ground level shooting. To get even lower, you can use a bean bag to support your camera. You can also set your camera on the ground and support the lens with small rock or an object from your camera bag such as a filter case.
How to photograph hummingbirds? Join pro photographers Doug Gardner and Ben Clewis in this series of videos for all you need to know about how to photograph hummingbirds in action. Ben takes you into his own backyard and demonstrates simple and complex studio setups including colored background boards, flower groupings, and lighting setups. He showsWatch Now >>
The majestic caribou live in remote areas of Alaska’s Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. In this video, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner gives you tips on how to photograph these shy elusive animals. To get within camera range of the caribou herd, Doug and his guide Glen Alsworth have to crawl along the tundra.Watch Now >>
Ever wonder how the pros get into photography? In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant tells you how he got started in landscape photography and why it remains his passion. As a kid, Ian liked being outdoors, backpacking, hiking, rock-climbing, and canoeing. His love and passion for nature got him into landscapeWatch Now >>