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Photographing Flowing Lava in Hawaii

Varina Patel has fallen in love with the Big Island of Hawaii. Here's what she recommends for photographing flowing lava.

How to photograph during windy conditions

Do you put your camera away when it gets windy? Or do you pull it out and let the wind paint a picture for you?

Ditching the Tripod

While using the tripod is certainly ideal, Ted Gore explores situations where ditching my tripod was the best choice.
Canon IDX I 1/4000 sec @ f/5.6 I Gitzo Tripod

10 Essential Bird Photography Tools for Success – Part 1

In order to come away with great bird images, you must be armed with the right tools when you’re out in the field.
Reasonably sharp picture result of knowing my gear.

Do You Know How to Use Your Gear?

I routinely shoot the panorama of Montreal under different weather I confident that I was prepared.
Three Legged Thing

The 3 Legged Thing Brian, a Great Travel Tripod

Tripods come in every size, but for somebody like Ugo Cei, who most often takes photos while traveling, a good, compact travel tripod is a must.
Reflected Light

Tips for Photographing during Coastal Winter Storms

Before you head out to the coast to take photos during winter storms, there are a few safety conditions you should be aware of.
Top 5 Tips

Landscape Photography: Top Five Tips for Getting Started

Are you just getting started in Landscape Photography? Here are top 5 Tips for beginner Landscape Photographers.
Varina with Induro Tripod

Tripods and Creativity

What do you use a tripod for? To steady your camera, right? Not according to these talented and creative individuals.
Moving even closer again. The shot I was here for. 5.46am

Move Your Tripod For A Better Composition

What’s one of the differences between a snapshot and a great photograph? Composition. Don’t forget you can move your tripod once the camera is attached to find that perfect storytelling composition.
Hang on for Sharp Photos

Hang on for sharp photos

On windy days you may also have to deal with a moving tripod which can certainly prevent sharp photos.
Milford Sound, Fiordlands National Park, New Zealand

Shooting in the right direction

When dealing with light, there is an easy way to create incredible shots straight from the camera.