photography tips

3 Photography Tips for Capturing Amazing Images While Hiking or Backpacking by Timberly Maddox

So, your are going into the backcountry and you want to photograph your hike so you can show all your friends how amazing your trip was. What gear do you need, in addition to your DSLR, and how can you protect it while still leaving it easy to get to?  I have put together a list of 3 tips to help you plan your next trip.

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How to Take Awesome Action Pictures at Your Child's Next Athletic Event by Timberly Maddox

You just got a fancy new crop sensor DSLR, mirrorless, or bridge camera and now you are ready to take awesome pictures of your child's next athletic event.  As long as you are aware of the limitations or your camera going in, there is no reason why you can't get those great pictures you desire.  Before we begin, I want to say that all of these cameras are excellent choices for the amateur (and even professional) photographer when expectations are managed properly.  Without getting too technical, the sensors on these cameras are much larger than those available on point and shoot cameras and will produce a higher image quality.  This allows you to take pictures in lower light conditions without increasing the ISO to an unusable level.  In this post, we will briefly discuss the components of the exposure triangle and how to manipulate them to get the best image possible.

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