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Ideas for Capturing Sunbeams

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Dramatic sunbeams occur only under certain conditions. They appear when sunlight passes through - and is scattered by - particles in the air.

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.

Stand by Me - A comparison of Photographic Styles

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There's nothing better than having someone to travel with - especially if that person is also your best friend. It's always fascinating to compare our photographic styles.

Why are photography filters different shapes?

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Pro photographer Varina Patel explains why photography filters come in Square, Rectangular, Round shapes.

How can I get sharp focus every time?

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There are various reasons why you might have problems getting sharp focus in your photos. Here are some tips for solving the problem.

Tips for Photographing Moon

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It can be tough to photograph the moon with a foreground. Here are few ideas to get you started.

How many photos is too many?

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I generally shoot lots of photos – but as I shoot, I delete the ones that aren’t worth keeping. Let me walk you through a typical shoot.

4 Tips for Macro Photography

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Macro Photography is tough. Even with a proper equipment lens, it is hard to photograph such tiny subjects. Here are few tips to get you started.

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.

What do you wear for cold weather photography?

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What do you wear for cold weather photography when you kn ow you’ll be spending part of the time standing in cold water?

Iconic Locations: Why do you keep going back?

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Do you believe that some iconic locations have been photographed so often that there's no way to get a unique photo? I don't think so!

How to photograph during windy conditions

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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?