• Landscape Self-Portraits
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    Adding a human element to the landscape can provide a sense of scale for your photos, as well as a compelling focal point for the viewer. In this video, professional photographer Ian Plant demonstrates techniques he uses for creative self-portraits as he kayaks along the south shore of Lake Superior in the United States. Watch

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    Ansel Adams had a rule to achieve a quality photograph. It is knowing where to stand, or photography positioning. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant takes you to the South Dakota Badlands for tips on photography positioning. After you select a landscape scene, he recommends shooting from different positions, left, right,

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    For a higher shooting perspective, drone landscape photography can be the answer. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant takes you to Vanuatu Island in the South Pacific for tips on drone landscape photography from a bird’s eye view. Most drone cameras have a fixed focal length and need to be guided

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  • OPG 014077f_B2F94U_c Sense of Place FREE
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    When you capture your landscape images, you might consider how to tell the story through a sense of place. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant takes you to the Dakota Badlands to create photographs unique to this setting. He shows you how the cracked mud gives the Badlands its own sense

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  • OPG 014096f_B2F98U_c Tamron 28-300mm Vanuatu SPONSORED
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    In difficult locations, photographers sometimes need an all-purpose zoom lens. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant takes you to the Vanuatu volcano and shows you the features of the flexible 28mm-300mm Tamron lens. On the volcano rim, Ian goes wide at 28mm to capture the lava exploding over the landscape and

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  • Peak Design Photography Bag
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    A flexible backpack is essential to organize your camera gear when you are in the field. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant discusses a new pack by Peak Design. The Peak Design 20L backpack has a top opening with four latches, two side pouches with internal dividers inside, and a laptop

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    In this video, pro nature photographer Ian Plant wades through waist deep water to get into a sandstone “sea cave” on the shore of Lake Superior. Join him as he discusses artistic and technical strategies for photographing sunset over the lake from inside the cave. To learn more about landscape photography, check out Ian Plant’s

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    Nature photography can often be physically challenging. In this video, pro nature photographer Ian Plant takes you behind the scenes for a photo shoot inside a sandstone “sea cave” he discovered along the shore of Lake Superior. Join him as he travels by kayak to the cave, and then sets up his tripod with extension

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    In this video, pro nature photographer Ian Plant discusses the importance of using a polarizer filter to reduce glare, enhance contrast, and improve color saturation when working with forest and waterfall scenes. Ian talks about proper techniques for using a polarizer, as well as the kinds of scenes where it is useful. To learn more

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