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Category: Photography Tips

Natural Disasters + Natural Beauty = Best Portrait Session

Leighton Photography & Imaging

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Today is going to be a post that has been floating around my head for a few years. I’m going to try and keep it short and succinct, while letting the imagery do most...

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Wheatgrass!

Wheatgrass

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Wheatgrass! Rare photo tip post for today: How you can take a relatively boring subject and make it into the kind of image that advertisers jump at to buy? Wheatgrass Snapshot I took two...

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How to Choose Your Wedding Photographer

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Congratulations on your engagement! You probably haven’t arrived at this page if you weren’t already looking for a wedding photographer, right? The good news is – you’ve come to the right place. Many brides...

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What’s your Photographic Style?


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Today I want to talk a little about style. Periodically I poke around the web and have a look at what other people (both pros and amateurs) are doing in regards to portraits and...

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So What are You Shooting For?


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Composition is a key component of making photographs. We all know about the rule of thirds, placement of subject matter, etc. but how many of us really think about what we will be doing...

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Waterfall on Mount Rainier


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Yesterday I did a day trip to Mount Rainier now that I’m finally more or less settled in to my new home in Washington State with the intention of focusing on a limited range of subjects...

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Zen and the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance – Tools of the Trade for Serious Nature Photography


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Recently I made a trip down to South Florida to one of the best places to see the real Everglades: the Shark River Valley. This is essentially the living and beating heart of the...

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The Most Beautiful Sunset in the Muck


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Sometimes we photographers slip up and don’t find the very best spot to get our best sunset shot. Sometimes it’s a new area and location or we don’t know the lay of the land,...

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The American Lotus + A Trick for Better Nature Photography


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One of my favorite things about quick, sudden trips is going light – meaning one lens, one camera, no other gear. It forces me to see things a certain way, and often instead of suddenly wishing I had that wide angle or prime lens that I left at home instead, I am forced to see a potential shot in a new way, confined by my self-imposed restrictions. Many of my best-selling and creative images have come from this forced limitation.

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Of Panthers and Cowbirds – A Lesson to be Learned


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Many years ago I learned a good lesson about wildlife and nature photography. Always have your camera ready and, keep a predetermined setting so you won’t miss that sudden opportunity that will so often leap out in from of you.

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