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A Guide to Cleaning Your Tripod

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After shooting in salt water and sand in Hawaii, our tripods were badly in need of cleaning. Here is how we clean our tripod.
Lava Photo on Big Island, Hawaii by Varina Patel

Photographing Flowing Lava in Hawaii

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

Ditching the Tripod

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While using the tripod is certainly ideal, Ted Gore explores situations where ditching my tripod was the best choice.

10 Essential Bird Photography Tools for Success – Part 1

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In order to come away with great bird images, you must be armed with the right tools when you’re out in the field.

The 3 Legged Thing Brian, a Great Travel Tripod

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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.

Tips for Photographing during Coastal Winter Storms

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

Landscape Photography: Top Five Tips for Getting Started

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

Tripods and Creativity

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What do you use a tripod for? To steady your camera, right? Not according to these talented and creative individuals.

Hang on for sharp photos

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On windy days you may also have to deal with a moving tripod which can certainly prevent sharp photos.

VW9 - How to choose a Tripod

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In this episode of Visual Wilderness, we discuss the characteristics of tripods that are important to us, and how we use different features in the field with special guest Karin Nelson.

Flower Portraits

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Photographing flowers isn't easy. Getting close to the ground can be a challenge in itself... and wind and sunlight add complications too.

Light and Layers

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Akaka falls is located just North of Hilo on the Big Island…