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Building a Cohesive Landscape Photography Portfolio - Part 1

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Christine Hauber talks about the challenge of putting together a cohesive landscape photography portfolio in preparation for solo show of Mojave National Preserve.
Mesquite Dunes, Death Valley, California (CA), USA

Limitations of a GND Filter

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Graduated Neutral Density filters do have their limitations, as one of the students in our Death Valley workshop discovered.
Trout Lake, Mt. Adams Recreational Area, Washington (WA), USA

Getting it Right In-Camera Using GND Filters

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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.
Quiet in the Valley of Fire

Making Targeted Adjustments with Masks

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I use masks in Photoshop all the time. Take a look at the…
Cracked Eggs - Varina Patel

Simplifying a Cluttered Composition

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When there are so many cool elements happening at once, how do you compose a simple, focused shot and steer clear of distractions?
Read Between the Lines - Varina Patel

When the GND Doesn’t Help

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For this photo the problem was that I couldn't capture the entire range of light in a single frame without a Graduated Neutral Density filter.
Trout Lake, Mt. Adams Recreational Area, Washington (WA), USA

Q and A: Do you prefer HDR or GND Filters?

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Do we prefer to use GND filters in the field, or high dynamic range (HDR) processing in Photoshop? – Our answer: It depends…