• 2:17

    Focus Stack Retouching

    Focus stacking is a great method for blending a combination of images captured from the same locked-down position but focused at different points. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant introduces you to Helicon Focus, a standalone piece of editing software he highly recommends. A common problem when blending images is movement,…

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  • 4:20

    Fisheye Lens Photography: Tips and Techniques

    Fisheye lens photography is unique in the visual world of capturing images. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how to incorporate more creativity into your work through fisheye lens photography. A fisheye lens adds a bulging curve to the center of the image for an extreme wide angle view.…

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  • 2:49

    Tips and Techniques to Make Your Photos More Inviting

    When you’re photographing wild or domestic animals, a key creative element is eye contact between you, your viewer, and the animal. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how to visually welcome the viewer with an invitation to participate. Whether you photograph an animal or a landscape, Ian suggests telling…

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  • 2:39

    Quick Tips to Level Your Camera Horizon

    There are times when landscape photographers get frustrated because the horizons in their images do not turn out completely level. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you different methods to make sure your landscape images end up on the level. One method employs a small bubble level that you slot…

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  • 2:26

    Framing Photography: Tips and Techniques

    When you see a striking photograph, do you wonder why it holds your interest? Most likely, it is the framing photography. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how paying attention to framing photography will yield memorable results. One approach is to frame your main subject with other elements in…

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  • 1:23

    Photography for Beginners: Exposure Compensation

    Do you often shoot in aperture or shutter speed priority mode? If so, you know that this technique allows you to set those two key variables. However, your camera still makes the decision about the proper exposure. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how to overcome automatic exposure when…

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  • 3:08

    Leading the Eye with Visual Elements and Shapes

    Compelling composition. It’s all about leading the eye. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how leading the eye in your photographs is the key to successful results. You will learn how to use shapes and visual elements that entice the viewer to explore your images, and also how to…

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  • 3:12

    How to Effectively Use Shape in Photography

    What photographer wouldn’t like to capture images that get noticed? One method that will help you is the concept of power shapes or shape in photography. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you how shape in photography will yield memorable results. Photographic environments contain an almost infinite variety of lines,…

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  • 3:08

    Photography for Beginners: Camera Shooting Modes

    For the beginner, SLR digital cameras can be intimidating, especially when it comes to the various camera shooting modes. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant shows you the function of each of the camera shooting modes located on the dial at the top of your camera. The P or Program mode…

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