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    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 shows… Read more »

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    Photographing hummingbirds takes planning, preparation, and camera knowledge. These charming little birds are constantly on the move. In this video, professional wildlife photographers Doug Gardner and Ben Clewis take you into Ben’s backyard for the complete process of photographing hummingbirds. You will learn how to assemble a hummingbird station in your backyard. You will also… Read more »

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    Professional photographer Ben Clewis is well known for his photographs of hummingbirds, but his wildlife photographic journey is also interesting. In this video, pro shooter Doug Gardner goes one on one with Ben, who started out at a young age as a hunter but quickly converted to carrying a camera. He explains that he now… Read more »

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    Photographing speedy little hummingbirds takes preparation. In this video, wildlife photographer Ben Clewis shows you how to create a studio environment in your own backyard to capture memorable hummingbird images. For backgrounds, Ben uses colored boards or pots of flowers. As a foreground, Ben sets up a small sprig of flowers. He uses two side… Read more »

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    Photographing hummingbirds can be as complex as you make it. In this video, wildlife photographer Ben Clewis pulls out all the stops to show you a complicated setup that pays off in magnificent images. He erects five flash units triggered by a pocket wizard. His camera is equipped with a 500mm lens with an extension… Read more »

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    Ruins provide an endless supply of inspiration for photographers. In this series of videos, pro shooter Kylee Leonetti takes you to industrial wastelands and abandoned farms for tips on capturing creative images in ruins. She takes you to a deserted train depot, a former military base, the outbuildings of a dying farm, and even an… Read more »

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    Do you like abandoned photography, shooting old buildings and ruins? In this video, pro photographer Kylee Leonetti gives you tips on where to find the best locations. To get started, Kylee suggests going online and searching for keywords, Abandoned Photography, Urban Explorers, or Shooting Ruins. Next, you will want to drive around with a map… Read more »

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    When shooting in ruins, it’s important to know what to bring. In this video, pro photographer Kylee Leonetti will show you the ideal gear package. She suggests bringing a backpack and a shoulder bag for versatility. In your location gear bag, you should carry your camera body and a backup. For camera lenses, Kylee favors… Read more »

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    Shooting in ruins can be hazardous. So in this video, pro photographer Kylee Leonetti shows you important safety tips for photographers. For abandoned buildings and farms, you need to obey the posted signs including No Trespassing. If no signs are posted, make sure you are shooting on public or abandoned property, and do not shoot… Read more »

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