Technique

Backgrounds

By Amy Horn A clean background can make or break an image. While walking near a waterfall outside of Ouray, CO, I spotted a Richardson’s Geranium with buds just beginning to open. So, I set up m...
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Embrace the rain!

Bad weather can create great images.  By Michael DeYoung When making images I try to make three elements come together.  These are:  1)  great subject (landscape, animal, human, etc.), 2)  great ...
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8-Minute-Long Exposure

By Rick Jacobi Why would a person want to shoot an 8-Min-Long Exposure when you can shoot a 20 or 30 second exposure much easier? The answer is the effect of the water and or the sky in the photo. It ...
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Long Exposures of 8 Minutes

By Rick Jacobi If you have water and or sky with clouds in a photo and want them to look really smooth, then you have to do a long exposure.  Eight minutes works really well for this type of photo. I...
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Feel the Thunder

By Becky Chapman Summer in Arizona. Hot, painfully so at times. Every year I am amazed how hot it gets here. Yet every year, I am excited for summer. Why on Earth would one be excited about summer, yo...
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PHOTOGRAPHING PUPPIES!

By Vickie Uthe Photographing puppies is like photographing kids, don’t waste time and plan on doing it later because they grow up TOO FAST and there IS no later. In 2016 my granddaughter got a Dorky...
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MACRO VS. CLOSE-UP PHOTOGRAPHY

By Vicki Uthe Something became clear to me recently. I realized the difference between macro and close-up photography and concluded that I’m really more of a close-up photographer than a macro perso...
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