Posts Tagged ‘nature photography’

Tips for photographing lightning

Mark from Adorama TV gives us some tips on photographing lightning in this video.  Enjoy, and be sure to check out for great group buys on everything a photographer needs!  See you there.

More wildlife photography - photographing alligators

In this video, Michael Mauro and Brian Brawdy kayak the Hillsboro River in southern Florida looking for alligators to photograph. Enjoy the video, and I’ll see you over at Shuttermom University.

Tips from wildlife photographer Cristina Mittermei

Keeping with our wildlife theme, I wanted to share this video from nature photographer Cristina Mittermei.  Enjoy the video, and for more photography tips and photo biz marketing coaching, be sure to join us over at Shuttermom University.  See you there!

Tips for photographing wildlife

Whether you’ve been carrying your camera on hikes for years, love to photograph the birds in your backyard or are just getting started, here are some photography tips that will inspire you to get outside with your camera!

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POTD From the Shuttermom Flickr Group

DSC_1634, originally uploaded by bpaulicelli.

I asked for spring images - and you responded! I love the color in this one…and the way the bee seems to be sitting down. Thanks for sharing this image, bpaulicelli!

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Video: Don Gale shoots natural beauty in Yosemite

Hi there!

Found this great video from photographer Don Gale shooting natural beauty in Yosemite.  Beautiful!  Enjoy the video, and don’t forget to enter for your chance to win a Kelly Moore camera bag this week!  For more photography business tips and coaching, visit us over at Shuttermom University.  See you there!

Becoming A Professional Nature Photographer

Have you ever sat in bumper-to-bumper traffic on your morning commute to work and wished you could just be out taking pictures for a living? Perhaps you have received a great deal of encouragement from friends, family and colleagues to start your own photo business and are contemplating taking the plunge and switching careers. As a relatively recent convert to the world of photography, I’ll share some of my experiences and a few tips for any of you seriously contemplating the transition to a full-time photography business. Keep in mind that everyone has their own interests and motivations; what works for me may not work for you. The trick is to listen to others but trust your own judgment.

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Digital Photography - Understanding Light

Understanding light is the key to great photographs.  Here, Karl Taylor explains the four main types of light and how you can improve your digital photography.  Enjoy the video, and be sure to stop by for more photography business tips and coaching, and for more info on natural light portraiture.

Natural Lighting Techniques from Camille Seaman - Fine Art Photography

In this video, award-winning Camille Seaman discusses techniques for taking better photos. She gives us tips on achieving quality natural lighting, discusses camera equipment, and how treating every object you photograph as if it’s a person will open up your creative side.

Her photographs have been published in Newsweek, Outside, Men’s Journal, Camera Arts, PDN, and American Photography and she has also self-published many books.

Note:  a little bit of an advertisement for Sandisk cards, but still a great video.

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Hummingbirds Caught In Mid-Flight Thanks To High Speed Photography

Hummingbirds flap their wings a staggering 90 times per second making them far too fast for a normal camera and flash.

But photographer Pat Hunt managed to effectively freeze the wings and highlight their extraordinary detail by using high speed lights which flash for 1/25,000 of a second.

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