Photography Tutorials Category Archive

How to Use a Polarizing Filter

A polarizing filter is one of the most essential tools in a photographer's bag. It is typically the first filter landscape photographers buy to instantly improve their pictures by adding vividness and contrast to them. Putting a polarizing filter on your lens is like wearing a pair of polarized sunglasses...

Photographing the Comet NEOWISE

Last week, I went out to photograph the comet NEOWISE before it disappeared. I had never seen or photographed a comet before, and it far exceeded my expectations! I filmed my process along the way, including several tips for star photography (and of course comet photography too).

How to Photograph the Moon and the Supermoon

The process of photographing the moon first starts with the choice of camera gear, but shooting technique, as well as post-processing are equally important. In this article, we will go through everything you need to know about the process, from start to finish.

Our Photography Courses are Now Free!

We are very excited to announce our decision to make all of our photography courses free for our readers. That's right, starting from this month, our premium courses (valued at $150 each) will be available on YouTube, with no strings attached! We spent many months filming our courses both indoors...

What is Secondary Sunset?

In the second of a series of follow-up articles to The Quality of Light, I have posted this article to share a series of photographs (along with the thought processes behind them) that captures the quintessence of a well-known and spectacular light display, often referred to as the "Secondary Sunset" or...

Recommended Nikon Z50 Settings

In this guide, I will provide detailed information on how to quickly set up the Nikon Z50, as well as go through some of the camera buttons and controls. Many beginner photographers struggle with basic camera settings and don't know how to take advantage of all the buttons, features and...

The Dangers of Wildlife Photography

My wildlife photography is a journey of persistence and perfection that continues in my life to this day. Maybe I should better phrase the "perfection" part of that statement - wildlife photography is a never-ending journey to get more perfect photos that you are proud of. So the title of...

Recommended Nikon Z6 Settings

In this guide, I will provide detailed information on what settings I use on my Nikon Z6 and shortly explain what some of the camera buttons and controls do. Although the Nikon Z6 is practically identical in its build, button layout / design and ergonomics to the Z7, there are...

Recommended Nikon Z7 Settings

Nikon's entry into the full-frame mirrorless market came in the shapes of Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras. The Nikon Z7 is the high megapixel version of the two, sporting a 45.7 MP BSI CMOS sensor and a more sophisticated autofocus system with 493 phase-detection autofocus points. Since much of the...

Must-Have Gear for a Traveling Photographer

As a busy photographer who travels quite a bit both within the USA and overseas, I have gone through many types of gear in my camera bag. While some of the gear and accessories are absolute necessities I will not leave my home without, others can be very useful in...