On the surface, backpacking seems terrible. It’s incredibly hard work, often uncomfortable, cold, and exhausting. And yet, trip after trip, I go back for more, because backpacking has brought me more moments of pure joy and beauty than any other activity. Here are my top five reasons why, plus some tips to help you have a successful first time out if you’re new to backpacking.
Nature Vision Articles
Category: Technical Articles
Articles focused on the craft of nature photography
Tony Sweet discusses the joys of photographing landscapes in the infrared color spectrum, as well as how to get started.
The photographic world at present is in a continual state of flux. New products, devices and accessories appear almost daily. Technology is moving so quickly it’s sometimes hard to keep abreast. The future of photography as a business is challenging, but also exciting. Macro photography in the past may have been seen as a specialist field with limited interest, but that’s no longer the case, it’s come a long way, and its popularity has grown immensely in recent years and continues to do so.
Sarah Marino tells of eight ways to improve your plant photography, from paying attention to the small details, to filling the frame by getting closer.
Lori Cash walks through the life cycle of butterflies while explaining how best to photograph these beautiful creatures.
Hans Strand speaks on his experience making the impossible, possible, through the combination of flying and photography.
Keith Bauer provides tips and techniques for photographing the “little marvels” known as hummingbirds.
Understanding color is a life-long journey. In this article, Tim Parkin discusses hue and how it may be used to better color photographs.
Max describes his process of taking his Bison in a Snowstorm image which won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year in the Black and White Category.
Sarah shares her techniques for photographing small scenes and macro using shallow depth of field to simplify and create abstract photographs.