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Your digital camera is the loyal friend that accompanies you on all of your trips. It allows you to create vivid images of your most memorable moments. Having invested time and funds on your camera, you hope that this relationship will be long-lasting. However, there are several external factors that work against its durability. Dust, humidity, and accidents can affect its delicate electronic parts, causing your camera’s performance to decline, or even cease. 

A fresh blanket of snow covering trees, fences, fields, hills, and buildings presents a beautiful array of Currier and Ives style image opportunities and invites the photographer to capture its beauty while the snow is fresh and clean. Winter sports are another favorite theme of winter photography. Securing the proper exposure that will preserve the beautiful and varied tones of the snow’s strong reflections and extreme contrasts is a challenge in both the serene winter scene and the exciting snowmobile race. What can you do to capture an image with your camera that is as beautiful as the one captured in your eye? 

Capturing The Perfect WInter PHotos

Winter brings a multitude of opportunities to shoot amazingly beautiful images. Snow, ice, frost, and crystals give the landscape a magical appearance. Challenges are presented when you try to capture all the white and sparkle of snow, and too often the outcome is disappointment. The following tips will help you hone your winter skills whether you are a beginner or an experienced photographer.

Using Your DSLR For Instagram

Instagram is a phenomenon that has already surpassed Twitter in users. In addition to being a photo-sharing app for smartphone users, it has become a vibrant social network. While some users have smartphones with advanced camera capabilities that produce quality images, most do not.

There are many genres of photography to explore in the world. Traditional genres such as portraiture, landscape, still life, and macro photography all follow a basic set of rules and principles that must be adhered to for technically proficient results.

There are some photographic genres that defy the static rules of photography. Light painting is just such a genre!

When my editor sent me this topic, I have to admit that I asked myself if there really were that many ways to photograph the holidays and holiday related events.  It was quite a challenge to come up with some reasonable candidates, so here we go. 1. 360 Degree Family Gatherings 360 cameras are easy to use and most deliver great results with no fuss, no muss.  Put one on a stand or hang it from a ceiling (you can rotate the footage later) and use your smartphone to wirelessly […]