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Technique Tuesday – Night Photography in Yosemite | Art Wolfe

With a few extra days to spare, I met up with some friends in Yosemite. I was excited because there was no moon, but unfortunately, the clouds rolled in. I was able to get a few decent shots of stars and star-trails, but the most interesting nighttime image in this group is one that shows Read more…

Technique Tuesday: Back to Basics – Photographing Without Prejudice | Art Wolfe

It’s Technique Tuesday, and since the last little tip I shared was a very technical tutorial on creating panoramas in Photoshop and Lightroom, I figured we would go back to the basics with a more universal message that I think will help new photographers and those who may be struggling themselves with tunnel vision alike. Read more…

Technique Tuesday – Owls in Snow | Art Wolfe

I recently took a trip up to Northern Canada to photograph a variety of owls, and came away happy – if not chilled to the bone. It’s cold up above the 51st parallel, no matter the time of day. That didn’t seem to impact the hunting owls of the region, who’s keen senses can detect Read more…

Technique Tuesday – Tilt-Shift Lens | Art Wolfe

Since they are a niche piece of equipment, not everyone is familiar with what exactly a tilt-shift lens is and what they are used for. Admittedly, I’ve only used them sparingly in my career. Speaking in simple terms, a tilt-shift lens is a lens that allows the optics to tilt and rotate in relation to Read more…

Technique Tuesday: King Penguins in Snowstorm, S. Georgia Island | Art Wolfe

The nature of the photo: King penguins are second only to emperor penguins in size. Mostly they live on islands north of Antarctica such as South Georgia Island, rather than on the continent itself. They feed on fish and squid from the ocean nearby which is known for its diversity of life. Canon EOS-1N/RS, TS-E 90mm Read more…

Technique Tuesday: Scale of your Subject | Art Wolfe

The following is an excerpt from “The New Art of Photographing Nature“. Pick it up in my online store and check a gift off your list for the photographer in your life! SCALE:  HOW LARGE SHOULD THE SUBJECT BE? AW: In these three shots of a spotted owl, we see how the owl changes in Read more…

Technique Tuesday: Making Order out of Chaos | Art Wolfe

The following is an excerpt from “The New Art of Photographing Nature”, and for more photos of the natural world, specifically magnificent trees world-wide, check out my latest recently published book “Trees: Between Earth & Heaven”! MAKING ORDER OUT OF CHAOS The elements that go into making a good image are basically the same for Read more…

Technique Tuesday: Rhythms From the Wild | Art Wolfe

Today’s high ISO cameras are amazing at freezing motion, a technique I use and love on any wildlife shoot these days I have been capturing images that I couldn’t have imagined in the days of film – or even 8-10 years ago, for that matter. Flying bears, macaws tack sharp against a dark cave, every Read more…

Technique Tuesday: Photographing Reflections | Art Wolfe

This excerpt is from “Photographs from the Edge”, which not only details the stories behind some of my most well-known captures from across the globe and throughout my career, but is also filled with tips and tricks and equipment information. June 2013: Canyon Wall Reflection, Kimberley, Australia Canon EOS 5D Mark III, EF 24-105mm f/4 Read more…

Technique Tuesday: Capturing Wildlife in the Moment | Art Wolfe

This excerpt is from “Photographs from the Edge”, which not only details the stories behind some of my most well-known captures from across the globe and throughout my career, but is also filled with tips and tricks and equipment information. July 2014: Rufous Hummingbird and Chick, Seattle, Washington, USA Canon  EOS-1D X, EF 200-400mm f/4L Read more…