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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.
Do & Don't of Lightweight Tripods

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?
Icebergs at the beach - Jökulsárlón, Iceland

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!
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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?
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The Rule of Thirds Isn't Enough

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Varina Patel shows you how she uses colors, textures, size and camera setting to come away with a unique composition from a place that she has photographed before.
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When the Camera Man Takes Over

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This is what happened when our camera man offered to teach a lesson, using only the notes Varina had prepared for herself. We couldn't stop laughing... but who knows! Maybe you'll learn something!
Glacier National Park - Varina Patel

Photographing Dramatic Light

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Varina gives some sound advise to come away with capturing awesome landscape photos in dramatic light.
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Post Processing for Natural Greens

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Varina gives you some great advise to bring out the natural greens in your photos during post processing.
Tides Pools, Redwood National Forest, California

Composition Tips for Macro Photography

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Varina Patel uses less is more is the mantra to come away with breath taking macro of this sea anemone in the tide pools.
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Finding the Best Tide Pools to Photograph

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Varina Patel shows you how she go about selecting the best tide pools to photograph
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8 Tips for Better Beach Photography

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Shooting at the Beach - Tips for great Beach Photography.
Rainbow in Scotland

Selecting Images for Display

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Planning and preparing a collection of prints takes time, but getting your work out there is good for business - and it can be a lot of fun to see your work on display.