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5 Tips for Photographing the Northern Lights

I'm assuming that if you're reading an article about photographing the Northern Lights that you have some knowledge of what they are. But if you're uninitiated, the Northern Lights occur because particles from the sun collide with the Earth's atmosphere. As a result of those collisions, light is created, often green in color, but sometimes yellow, red, blue, and...

Easy Tricks to Get Sharper Photos With a Tripod

A lot of photographers think that all they need to do to get sharper photos is to slap their camera on a tripod. And though that certainly helps, using a tripod alone won’t maximize the sharpness of the images you take. In fact, there are quite a few tricks you can use to help your tripod help you –...

When to Use (and Not to Use) a Polarizer

Read just about any photography tutorial having to do with filters, and you’ll be told that they are an essential piece of gear, particularly for landscape photographers. There are a number of reasons for that, which I’ll outline in just a moment. But there are also situations in which you shouldn’t use a polarizer, and understanding when not to use one...