• How to Photograph in the Rain
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    How to Photograph in the Rain

    Have you ever had your photographic plans disrupted by rain? It happened to professional photographer and instructor, Layne Kennedy, when he was photographing a waterfall. In this video about how to photograph in the rain, Layne shows you how to capture creative images after you’ve been rained out of your original plans. “Find a place…

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  • Photography in Cloudy Conditions
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    Cloudy Day Photography Settings

    Finding the right cloudy day photography settings can be a challenge for many amateur shooters. In this video, professional photographer and instructor, Layne Kennedy, shows you some landscape photography tips on a dark, overcast day. The photography in cloudy conditions lesson begins in the woods at the Eloise Butler Sanctuary in Minneapolis under a canopy…

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  • Photographing Waterfalls
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    Photographing Waterfalls & Other Items in Nature – Course Preview

    Photographing waterfalls – fun, beautiful, entrancing, but how to do it? In this online video series, professional photographer and instructor, Layne Kennedy, takes you to a spectacular waterfall. He then moves to a nature preserve for tips on shooting flowers, leaves, and trees. Along the way, Layne advises to keep it simple on the gear…

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  • Waterfall Photography Tips
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    Waterfall Photography Tips and the Cotton Candy Effect

    How do you capture that smooth, creamy effect you see in the best waterfall and whitewater rapids photographs? In this video filled with landscape photography tips, professional photographer and instructor, Layne Kennedy, takes you to the beautiful Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis for some waterfall photography tips including what he calls “the cotton candy effect.” Photographing…

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  • How to Photograph a Waterfall
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    How to Photograph a Waterfall & Its Surrounding Vegetation

    How to photograph a waterfall – there are many ways, according to professional photographer and instructor, Layne Kennedy. In this video on how to photograph a waterfall, he shows you how to capture images that employ alternate forms of visual design from the same angle. He has already taken photographs from the top of Minnehaha…

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  • Waterfall Photography Settings
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    Waterfall Photography Settings for the Best Results

    How do you arrive at the proper waterfall photography settings when you are getting ready to shoot a spectacular scene such as the Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis? You watch this video as your instructor, professional photographer, Layne Kennedy, walks you through the process of waterfall photography settings. Layne has already photographed wide images from the…

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  • Creating a Moody Photograph with Long Exposure
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    Creating a Moody Photograph with Long Exposure

    Are your reluctant to try the long exposure to create an image? In this video, professional photographer and instructor, Layne Kennedy, shows you how to be innovative when photographing at a low shutter speed. He takes you to a rushing stream below Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis for a portrait session. He positions his model so…

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  • Depth of Field in Photography
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    Depth of Field in Photography

    Depth of field in photography can be frustrating for many amateur shooters. In this video, professional photographer and instructor, Layne Kennedy, takes you to a tree-lined, urban park for some lessons in depth of field in photography. To compose his images, Layne looks for the shapes and designs found in nature. “It’s often the contrast…

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  • Painting Landscape
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    Creating a Sense of Scale in Outdoor Photography

    In this video about sense of scale in scenic photography, editorial photographer and instructor, Layne Kennedy, takes you into the woods where he finds a trail leading to a distant cabin. He anchors his tripod and waits for a hiker. “In magazine work, a photo editor prefers a scenic to include a person in order…

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