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Using the Rule of Thirds to Take Better Landscape Photos

Using the Rule of Thirds to Take Better Landscape Photos

Using the rule of thirds for landscape photography creates visual interest and impact in your photos. It's a simple technique that involves positioning important elements in your photo along imaginary grid lines that divide your scene into thirds, both horizontally...

Why Horizon Line is Important for Landscape Photography

Why Horizon Line is Important for Landscape Photography

Did you know that you can change the overall feel of your photo just by moving the horizon line within your shot? The horizon line, which separates the foreground from the sky, is an important element in many scenes. Photographers can use the horizon line to highlight...

Simple Steps to Learn How to Photograph Waterfalls and Rivers

Simple Steps to Learn How to Photograph Waterfalls and Rivers

One of my favorite subjects to photograph is waterfalls and rivers.  I guess it stems from a fascination I’ve had with moving water since I was a kid. I think I always associated rivers and waterfalls with adventure and discovery. To this day rivers and waterfalls...

Sunset Photography: Tips to Get Amazing Sunset Photos

Sunset Photography: Tips to Get Amazing Sunset Photos

Photos taken at sunset capture the soft, diffused light that happens as the sun sets. The Golden Hour light, approximately 30-60 minutes before sunset, is a warm golden glow that produces long, soft shadows. After the sun disappears behind the horizon, the Golden Hour...

Sunrise Photography: Tips to Get Beautiful Sunrise Photos

Sunrise Photography: Tips to Get Beautiful Sunrise Photos

There is something magical about sunrise pictures. Looking at them just makes you happy. Beautiful sunrise images are the result of the warm, soft light at the start of each day. The best light occurs from sunrise to about 1 hour after sunrise. This Golden Hour light...

Why It’s Important to Photograph The Things You Love

Why It’s Important to Photograph The Things You Love

The secret to amazing photos is simple. "Discover what you love, and focus on photographing that." Keep photography simple and photograph the things you love. The art of photography gets complicated with ever-changing technology, gadgets and techniques. It can become...

How to Photograph Reflections to Create Stunning Images

How to Photograph Reflections to Create Stunning Images

UPDATED: July 2017 I love to photograph reflections in water. They produce stunning images. A good reflection shot of a beautiful scene is magical every time. What is it I find so fascinating about them? A reflection is: "The throwing back by a body or surface of...

How Does the ISO Camera Setting Affect My Photos?

How Does the ISO Camera Setting Affect My Photos?

There are three pillars of photography - ISO, shutter speed and aperture. Each of these settings can dramatically affect the look of your images. The ISO camera setting controls the brightness of your photos. It is important to understand ISO if you want to take the...

Basic Photography Tips You Should Never Forget

Basic Photography Tips You Should Never Forget

The most important tools in any photographer’s possession are their own brain, eyes and passion. Without the photographer’s vision and experience, even the most advanced camera and lens are only a collection of expensive parts....

Travel Photography Destinations

An Expert’s Guide to Arches National Park Photography

An Expert’s Guide to Arches National Park Photography

We are lucky to live a only few hours away so we can visit Arches National Park multiple times each year. One advantage to being a local is the opportunity to take Arches National Park pictures during every season and all types of weather and light conditions. In this...

Grand Teton Photography: Fantastic Tetons Photo Spots

Grand Teton Photography: Fantastic Tetons Photo Spots

If you enjoy landscape photography and outdoor adventure, one of the best US National Parks to visit would be Grand Teton National Park. There are so many amazing Grand Teton photo spots to capture the jagged peaks of the mountains complimented by the surrounding...

Bald Eagle Photography Tour in Washington State

Bald Eagle Photography Tour in Washington State

I love American Bald Eagles. Since childhood I have been fascinated with these majestic birds. Living in Utah there aren't many opportunities to photograph bald eagles in their natural habitat. They are extremely difficult to find and are usually quite a distance...

Easy Yellowstone Waterfalls to See and Photograph

Easy Yellowstone Waterfalls to See and Photograph

Photographing the amazing Yellowstone waterfalls is always at the top of our list of things to do in the park. As you start to plan your Yellowstone vacation, be sure to add waterfalls to your itinerary each day. We have visited Yellowstone in the Fall, Spring, Summer...

Things to Do at Dead Horse Point State Park

Things to Do at Dead Horse Point State Park

Nestled 2,000 feet above a gooseneck in the Colorado River you'll find Dead Horse Point State Park. This stunning Utah state park near the adventure town of Moab is known for its ever-changing landscape and exquisite views of the Colorado River. It's filled with...

Where to Take Mesmerizing Bryce Canyon Photos

Where to Take Mesmerizing Bryce Canyon Photos

When you visit Bryce Canyon, you quickly realize it really isn’t a canyon, but a series of carved out natural amphitheaters that showcase colorful formations like hoodoos, windows and more. People come from around the world to see the amazing Bryce Canyon views...

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