• 1:19

    Using a Tripod Ball Head for Outdoor Photography

    What exactly is a tripod ball head and how does it work? In this video, professional nature photographer, Ian Plant, will show you how to use the ball head. The tripod ball head has three basic features. A primary knob for moving your camera around on the tripod. A friction knob in order to clamp…

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  • Types of Camera Filters
    2:43

    3 Types of Camera Filters for Outdoor Photography

    When should you use a camera filter? How can it help make better pictures? In this video, professional nature photographer, Ian Plant, will take you through the three types of camera filters he uses when shooting outdoors. You will learn that the polarizing filter removes glares and reflections. How neutral density filters of various strengths…

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  • Filter Holder
    2:00

    Using a Filter Holder for Outdoor Photography

    In outdoor photography, there are certain lens filters you will find useful. In this video, world- renowned photographer, Ian Plant, shows you why. Ian recommends placing photo filters into a metal filter holder that attaches to your lens. The advantage is you can use multiple filters at once as opposed to stacking the screw-on filters,…

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  • Wildlife Photography Equipment
    1:56

    Important Wildlife Photography Equipment

    In this video on wildlife photography equipment, world-renowned photographer, Ian Plant, will explain three important accessories for wildlife photography. The first is the gimbal tripod head, which allows you to easily pan your heavy, telephoto lens when you are shooting wildlife on the ground or birds in the air. The second important accessory is the…

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  • Camera Lens Cloth
    0:48

    The Importance of Carrying a Camera Lens Cloth

    So just what is the single most important accessory for outdoor photography? According to world-renowned photographer, Ian Plant, it is the basic camera lens cloth. In this video, you will find that shooting in the outdoors can cause camera problems. All of your expensive lenses won’t yield quality images if you get dirt, dust, rain,…

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  • Lens Selection
    3:13

    Lens Selection for Outdoor Photography

    Camera lenses, just like the photographers who use them, are not created equal. The best lens selection can make shooting more efficient, while the wrong ones can lead to unsatisfactory photographs. Let’s face it. Sometimes shooting can be frustrating. In this video, world-renowned photographer and adventurer, Ian Plant, will take you through lens selection for…

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  • Wildlife Photography Equipment
    3:47

    Wildlife Photography Equipment: Tripod Heads

    When you are out in the elements tracking wildlife, the right wildlife photography equipment is essential. Big lenses can weigh up to 10 pounds. Hand-holding the camera is difficult. That’s why a quality tripod is of fundamental importance. In this video, professional nature photographer Ian Plant shares his wildlife photography tips on various tripod types…

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  • Shutter Release Remote
    1:17

    How to Use a Shutter Release Remote for Clearer Images

    If you haven’t used a shutter release remote switch or just want to learn how to better use one, you’re in the right place. This video walks you through exactly what a remote switch is plus why and when to use one. Professional photographer Ian Plant talks about how much this handy yet simple photography…

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  • Camera L Bracket
    1:16

    How and Why to Use a Camera L Bracket Accessory

    As its name implies, the camera L-bracket is shaped like the letter L. That L could stand for leverage, because that’s exactly what it provides for your camera that’s perched on a tripod. In this video you’ll see a demonstration by expert photographer Ian Plant as he sets up an L-bracket in both horizontal and…

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