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Leading Lines with Man made objects

Jay offers a few words of advice on using leading lines in your photos.
January 23, 2015/by Jay Patel

See The World Through Your Own Eyes

Photographers need to remember to stay true to their vision no matter what your critics say.
January 21, 2015/by Leigh Diprose

Photographing subjects underwater

Field work is a great place for out-of-the-box thinking especially when shooting something challenging like underwater subjects.
January 19, 2015/by Jay Patel

Lens Comparison by Paul Marcellini

Paul Marcellini demonstrates how he uses different lens impacts negative space around the subject.
January 16, 2015/by Jay Patel

Pay Attention to Negative Space

Learn to focus on your subject and avoid the distractions caused by negative space.
January 14, 2015/by Jay Patel

Photographing during High Surf Advisories

High surfs can generate sizable waves and dramatic sea conditions, particularly if they crash against the cliff walls.
January 12, 2015/by Patricia Davidson

Bouncing the Light for Macro Photography

In this short video, Varina Patel gives a quick tip about how she handles light on her subject using a simple reflector.
January 9, 2015/by Varina Patel

Erta Ale, The Gateway To Hell

“The gateway to hell” locals call it. One of the world’s most bizarre, dangerous, rare and impressive sights this planet has to offer. A magma pit bubbling straight from the Earth’s core, located deep in the Afar Depression, northern Ethiopia.
January 7, 2015/by Clint Burkinshaw

Pull it Together with a Long Lens

A long lens will make distant mountains seem more important - and a crop factor camera gives you a little something extra.
January 2, 2015/by Jay Patel

Changing Light

Changing light makes a location seem entirely different from one moment to the next.
December 29, 2014/by Varina Patel

Keep your Camera Dry

Varina shows how she keeps her camera dry when she is shooting in the rain.
December 26, 2014/by Varina Patel

Get Yourself Oriented

Magazine editors might ask for a vertical shot for the front cover, and calendar companies might want a horizontal shot of the same location. Are you ready for the call?
December 26, 2014/by Jay Patel