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How to Use a Circular Polarizer to Cut Reflections & Haze

By |2019-09-08T08:08:45-05:00September 12th, 2019|Advanced Equipment, Advanced Photography|

A circular polarizer is a photography tool that I've put off buying FOR YEARS. Polarizers aren't as exciting as, say, a new lens. But when I signed up for a photo tour with Oregon Coast Photo Tours and read that a circular polarizer would help capture the fascinating creatures in tidal pools, you can bet I [...]

Soften Harsh Lighting in Your Photos – A Cheap, Simple Fix for a Major Photography Flaw

By |2017-10-26T09:51:57-05:00October 26th, 2017|Advanced Equipment|

What's wrong with the photo below? Depending on where you are in your photography journey, you might answer that the photo is underexposed. you might say that Stella's head has a hotspot (a blown-out, completely overexposed area). you might say that the photo has too much contrast (too many darks and too many brights). you might [...]

Dicapac Waterproof Camera Case Review + Essential Tips

By |2017-09-27T14:43:29-05:00September 27th, 2017|Advanced Equipment, Advanced Photography|

This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase after clicking on these links, I receive compensation at no cost to you. Thank you for helping to make these free tutorials possible! Shooting with a waterproof camera case was top on my list of things to do when we drove the Pacific Coast Highway last summer. I've [...]