Tag: Nature

How to Take Great Nature Photos

“We cannot command nature except by obeying her.” –Francis Bacon Whether you’re taking a picture of a geranium in your backyard garden or a grizzly bear in the Rocky Mountains, capturing a great photo outdoors means working with Mother Nature, and not trying to impose your photographic will upon her. Photo by Ray Morris. So […]

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5 Tips to Improve Your Nature Macro Photography

This is my favorite type of photography. I don’t claim to be an expert, but I have lots of experience. I haven’t taken my macro lens off my camera since I bought it a few months ago. “Macro Flower” captured by PictureSocial member Michael Davis Here are a few tips that I’ve picked up: 1. […]

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Backyard Nature Photography Tips

You don’t have to travel very far to get great nature photography shots. There are many opportunities for nature photography right in your own backyard. There is an abundance of nature if you know how to look for it. If you have flower beds, trees, bushes, or just wildflowers, you have many opportunities for some […]

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Fog waves: photographer Nick Steinberg captures nature in motion

Fog Waves: Capturing Nature in Motion Imperial Flow by Nick Steinberg As you can see the fog kind of arcs up in that one spot. What amazes me most about fog is the fact that no two shots are ever the same. This is what I call, “subtlety of movement” where there are small windows […]

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How to Get Started Making Extra Money with Your Nature Photography

Photography is expensive, there’s no doubt about that. Nature photographers have it bad, though, especially if you’re buying long telephoto lenses for wildlife. The Canon 200-400mm lens will set you back $ 11,000 – ouch. So it’s no wonder that many people want to make it in photography and start monetising their work. But can […]

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Spectacular editors’ picks from early 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year entries

Editors’ picks: National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2016  Photo by Nancy Elwood/2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year The Eye Of A Gator  National Geographic’s 2016 Nature Photographer of the Year competition is underway, and like many of the subjects depicted in entries, the competition is looking mighty fierce. National Geographic’s editors […]

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Landscape and Nature Photography Tips

You have found the perfect location and the view in front of you is breathtaking, you take some photos and then get them developed. What you have taken fails to live up it the view you remember, everything is a bit lifeless! Does this sound familiar? If it does then here are some basic tips […]

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