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Telephoto Lenses for Nature Photography

Learn to freeze motion, eliminate blur, catch wildlife in action, be creative, and capture awe-inspiring photos with your telephoto lenses.
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Creative Photography with Lensbaby

Experiment... take risks... break the rules... make mistakes... have fun... and capture striking photos with Lensbaby.
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Essential Photography Filters

How to create stunning images using photography filters... when to use them, why we carry them, and when it's best to put them away.

Vibrant Colors

Learn to make the most of your camera settings, gear, and creative decisions to capture the rich, vibrant colors you see in nature.

Illuminated Course

Mastering light in landscape photography and coming way with brilliant photos, no matter what.
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Macro Photography Lenses

Learn to overcome the big challenges of shooting small subjects with your macro photography lens.
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Wide Angle Lenses

Make the most of your wide angle lens to capture grand vistas with incredible depth and detail.
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Hyperfocal Distance

Feel confident using Hyperfocal Distance to get in close with a wide angle lens and get everything in focus... from foreground details all the way to the distant horizon.
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In Sharp Focus

Learn how to handle difficult focusing situations… discover the best practices and camera settings for sharp focus… and find out how you can get creative with focus, too!

Creating Impact Vol-2

Go beyond the basic rules to build stronger compositions with visual impact.
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Getting it Right in Camera Vol-2

Go beyond technical skills and capture stunning photos right in camera—regardless of the conditions.
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Getting it Right in Camera Vol-1

Go beyond technical skills and capture stunning photos right in camera—regardless of the conditions.

Creating Impact

Go beyond the basic rules to build stronger compositions with visual impact.
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Bracketing Exposed

Push beyond the limitations of your camera, and gain control of your highlights and shadows with this complete guide to exposure bracketing for high dynamic range photography.

Spot on Exposure

Put your knowledge of the exposure triangle into practice. Learn to manually expose your photograph using your camera’s spot meter.
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Histograms Exposed

No more guesswork… no more hoping for the best… no more poorly exposed photographs. It’s time to take control of your camera.

Behind the Lens

Learn how to approach a scene and how to navigate the range of options available to you in order to produce a finished image that matches your artistic vision.

What People Are Saying

I thank you for your knowledge and practical walk through of the location and thought process with the final shots. This is a really well structured and explained course (Behind the Lens). It has given me the confidence to go out and explore and push myself further than I have ever expected to achieve.
Peter LordNSW, Australia
Landscape Photography in Glacier National Park, Montana by Varina Patel

How many Megapixels do I need for Landscape Photography?

Camera manufacturers have been in a race for the highest megapixel count. But, how many megapixels are enough in landscape photography?
April 3, 2019/by Jay Patel

Top 5 Post-Processing Tips for Nature Photographers

Jay Patel takes in in-depth look at look at post processing the mistakes that beginner nature photographers should avoid.
March 22, 2019/by Jay Patel
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Top 5 Tips for building a successful Nature Photography Business

It is not easy to build a successful nature photography business. Here are few ideas that helped Visual Wilderness grow.
March 8, 2019/by Jay Patel
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Are Graduated Neutral Density Filters Still Relevant?

Is it better to use Graduated Neutral Density Filters in the field, or high dynamic range (HDR) processing in Photoshop for nature photos?
February 18, 2019/by Jay Patel
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3 Common Exposure Bracketing Mistakes to Avoid

The idea of exposure bracketing is very simple but here are few mistakes that can ruin your landscape photos.
February 15, 2019/by Jay Patel
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Beginner Landscape Photography – 7 Essential Steps to Master

Jay Patel shares 7 steps for beginner landscape photography that will allow you to make the most out of your brand new photography gear.
January 7, 2019/by Jay Patel

2018: A Year in Review at Visual Wilderness

2018 is coming to an end. Join us as we review the past year of Visual Wilderness and take a peak into the coming year.
December 26, 2018/by Jay Patel
Macro Photography Composition Tips by Jay Patel

Macro Photography: Tips to Manage Negative Space

Negative space in macro photography can either break or make the photos. Here is are tips to create an highly effective negative space for your subject.
December 17, 2018/by Jay Patel

Colors and Light in Landscape Photography

Colors and Light in landscape photography are closely related. Here are few tips to create stunning photos in harsh light.
November 19, 2018/by Jay Patel
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Macro Photography Tips for Beginners

Pro photographer Jay Patel shares four challenges to overcome in order to capture stunning images with your lenses for macro photography.
November 5, 2018/by Jay Patel

How to Capture Vibrant Landscape Photos in Harsh Light

Pro photographer Jay Patel shares ideas to capture stunning colorful landscape photos captured under harsh lighting conditions at midday.
October 29, 2018/by Jay Patel
When to Upgrade Your Camera for Landscape Photography Blog Post by Jay Patel

Am I ready for a camera upgrade?

“I just bought the latest and greatest camera! Now I'll take much better pictures!” – Will a camera upgrade help you take better photos?
October 27, 2018/by Jay Patel
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I could start off like this – “Seeds of Jay Patel’s appreciation for beautiful places were planted early in his childhood….” but it would get boring really fast. I will just sum it up and say that I am a Landscape and Wilderness Photographer who loves to capture dramatic light. My photographs have been published in various magazines, calendars and advertising materials throughout the world.

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