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Limitations of a GND Filter

Graduated Neutral Density filters do have their limitations, as one of the students in our Death Valley workshop discovered.

Underwater Photography

Watch what happens when Varina Patel tries to take an underwater shot. ;)

Please hand me the camera

Hand me that camera, will you? What do you do when you hear this request? You hand the camera over carefully.
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Getting it Right In-Camera

How many times have you shot a photo with your camera just to find out that either the sky is over-exposed? Here is one way to deal with it.
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With and Without a Circular Polarizer

Here are few real world samples where a circular polarizer helped us capture photos with vibrant colors and superb details.
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Close Encounters of an Alligator Kind

I love using foreground elements in my photographs...but never did I imagine using a live wild alligator for a foreground element!
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When Not to use a Circular Polarizer

There are times when it is best to remove the circular polarizer before taking a shot...Here is one of those times.
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Looking for a perfect Mangrove

Landscape Photography is hard work... and sometimes we have to wander into an icky swamp, dodge poison oak, and avoid snakes and alligators just to get one shot.
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How to Quickly Remove Power Lines from Photos

Those pesky power lines are the bane of every landscape photographer! Here is a simple trick to get rid of them in Photoshop.
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Dont be Crabby

I loved shooting these tiny crabs on Anne's Beach in Florida not because they are attractive, but because they posed a photography challenge.
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Exploring Bromeliad Forest

To visit this Bromeliad Forest, we had to hike through a muddy swamp and skirt the edge of a large alligator hole to get there.
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Get Yourself Oriented

Do prefer to shoot in Horizontal or Vertical Orientation? We prefer to shoot in both orientation....Here is why.