The Only Subject Youll Ever Need. Ever

Marcin Sobas has a body of work that speaks to a photography maxim: Nature is still the best subject. The endless cycle of birth, growth, death and rebirth; the arc of the sun and the moon in a 24 hou... See full article

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Using the Sun As A Compositional Element

For the most part, as photographers, we avoid shooting into the sun for fear that we’ll get some unsightly flaring. The sun DOES present some exposure challenges, and of course, flare is a con... See full article

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The Single Most Important Element In Every Great Photograph And Why You Should Include It In Yours

Photographers are, at heart, exhibitionists. We crave people seeing our photographs and telling us how good they are, it gives us a warm fuzzy feeling and deep down and that’s why we do it. Whet... See full article

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How I Got The Shot: Desert Road

Some exposure situations become difficult to handle in-camera without a little post processing later on. A perfect example is this shot of a desert road in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, that I ... See full article

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Destination: Alaska

Over the years, as I grew as a photographer, I wanted to expand my horizons and photograph exotic and epic places. Tops on my list was Alaska. I wanted to photograph the grandeur of the Alaska Range... See full article

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5 Ways To Improve Your Photography Without Touching Your Camera

We’ve all been there. You’re clicking through the pages of a website like Light Stalking and you are bombarded with so many beautiful top quality images that you feel like giving up. A wav... See full article

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Include The Foreground For Dramatic Landscapes

When photographing landscapes, it’s very easy to get lost in the grandiosity of the overall view, and sometimes , lose sight of what could be a better image. Many times, I’ve been taken ... See full article

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Combining Rules of Composition to Improve Your Landscape Images

One of the most elusive and frustrating elements of photography is finding the right composition. Many otherwise good images are often derailed by poor compositional choices. There are several primary... See full article

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Delete Images?? NEVER!!

Recently, Russel Masters wrote that deleting images was good for you. While I agree there is a reason to delete some images- those clearly out of focus, poorly exposed, or with fatal composition fla... See full article

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Was That Photoshopped? It Doesnt Matter!

Often times when looking at an image, people will ask “Was that Photoshopped?” or “Did that scene REALLY look that way?” They say this as if the camera, left to its own devic... See full article

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The Night Sky In Landscape Photography

As a landscape photographer, I typically liked to work at sunrise and sunset. But the night sky holds its own magic, with countless stars, the moon, and the Milky Way all out there waiting to be pho... See full article

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What Photographers Must Know About The Sky When Shooting Outdoor Photos

Whether you are taking landscapes, portraits, or travel shots one of the bigger questions photographers are often faced with when shooting outdoors is what do we do with the sky? Because the sky is dy... See full article

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EMERGING TALENT: Cole Rise + His Most-Ethereal Landscapes

There has always been something haunting to me about farmland in the off-seasons, when everything is yellow and wilted, or when snow sits quietly in the trenches that are usually full of blooming crop... See full article

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Shooting at Shadows: The Secrets to Great Silhouettes

This is a guest post by Phil Hill, a travel photographer from the UK based in Australia. You can see more of Phil’s great work at his travel photography blog or follow him on Facebook or Twitter... See full article

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So, Did Your Rep Change Your Life? Part I: Grant Cornett

Hey Friends, quick note to introduce a new addition to the blog, photographer, curator and uber-talented writer, Rachel Hulin. Rachel brings years of experience shooting and writing, as well as photo-... See full article

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32 Serene and Relaxing Photos of Streams

Streams are a great photographic subject for those of us who love shooting outdoors and don’t mind getting a little close to nature. They can also be deceptively difficult to shoot in certain li... See full article

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35 Cool Snowscapes for Inspiration

Shooting snow can actually be notoriously difficult as there are all types of exposure problems. If you take the time to learn to photograph snow however, it can result in some fantastic images. We th... See full article

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Photo Collection: The Destructive Power of Wildfires

Besides absolute destruction, wildfires make the news around the world because the images made of them are quite spectacular. While it’s always a good idea to stay out of the way of any fire, so... See full article

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The Passage of Time [60 Second Landscape Results]

Hey friends, Erik here with the results from the 60 Second Landscape challenge I issued a two weeks ago today. We were blown away by the volume and quality of your entries, and we’re excited to ... See full article

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The Stunning Ruined Abbeys of England: A Photo Collection

As a visitor to England, the first time you stumble across one of these ruined cathedrals or abbeys, the sheer size and grandeur is staggering. It’s also a very obvious photo opportunity! This p... See full article

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39 Splendid Photos of Barns

This collection is inspired the members of the Light Stalking community who started their own collection of barn photographs in the forum. They were so good that we thought we would hunt down some oth... See full article

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TRAVEL FEATURE: Fantastic Photos From 8 Days in the South Island of New Zealand

Autumn is my favourite time of year for photography and each year (since I started taking photos) I like to spend a week or so in the South Island to try and catch the beautiful colours. This year I d... See full article

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How This Award Winning Coastal Photograph Was Taken

We asked New Zealand landscape photographer and Flickr superstar, Chris Gin, to tell us how he got this great photograph. Here’s what he had to say: Every now and again I get asked how I get suc... See full article

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Waterfall Digital Photography

Photo by ojaipatrick One of the most common questions that I’m asked is ‘how do I photograph waterfalls?’ Waterfalls do present themselves as a wonderful and challenging subject ... See full article

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30 Amazing Landscape Photography Examples

Landscape Photography is one of the most creative forms of photography. When the photographer’s creative skills pair up with a good camera, a great landscape photo is born. Landscape isn’t... See full article

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