5 Great Waterfall Photography Tips for Beginners

Produce that dreamy, flowing waterfall look without filters
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Do your photos of waterfalls always look the same, i.e., crispy with the water droplets appearing frozen and static? Do you want to take better images of waterfalls that have that dreamy, flowing look you see produced by professional nature photographers? Well, you don’t, necessarily, need to be a professional to capture awesome photos of waterfalls... Read more

6 Tips to Capture Striking Photos of Couples

Pro photographer Jide Alakija shares his secrets for photographing two people together
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Editor’s Note: This portrait photography how-to from professional photographer Jide Alakija is part of a monthly series on Digital Photo where top pros from Nikon USA’s Ambassadors program share their simple tips, tricks, and advice on how to be a better photographer. In this portrait tutorial, Jide shares six of his can’t-miss tips... Read more

How to Pose People for Flattering Portraits

Learn how to pose men, women and couples for photos they'll love
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Posing people to make them look attractive in portraits is not easy. In fact, it takes years of training and practice. Fortunately, there are pro photographers like Vanessa Joy who has had years of portrait photography experience and wants to share what she knows with beginners. In the below video, Joy gives you her tips on how to pose men, women, and... Read more
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7 Ways to Capture Amazing Photos of Animals

Pro wildlife photographer Kristi Odom shares her top tips
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(Editor’s Note: This wildlife photography how-to from professional photographer Kristi Odom is part of a monthly series on Digital Photo where top pros from Nikon USA’s Ambassadors program share their simple tips, tricks, and advice on how to be a better photographer.) Whether you’re in the field, on a vacation or in your own backyard, wildlife... Read more

5 Ways to Make Your Portraits Look More Dramatic

Adding drama will take your portraits to the next level
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What often separates a good portrait from a great portrait is drama. No, we’re not talking about the drama that comes from working with a high-maintenance model, we mean creating a portrait that looks dramatic or even cinematic. But how do you produce dramatic portraits that will turn heads? Professional portrait photographer Miguel Quiles has... Read more

8 Clever Camera Hacks for Landscape Photography

These photo tricks actually work
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Camera “hacks” are fun, oftentimes do-it-yourself (DIY) ideas or tricks that help you get the most out of your camera gear to capture interesting photos. Frequently, however, camera hack tutorials can be more silly than helpful. That’s not the case with the below video where photographer Mark Denney shows you eight camera hacks “that... Read more

5 Tips for Awesome Portraits with a Wide-Angle Lens

Composition is key when capturing people with a 24mm lens
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Shooting portraits with a wide-angle lens is tricky but it can be done and done well. In the below tutorial from portrait photographer Julia Trotti, she gives you a behind-the-scenes look at one of her portrait sessions using a 24mm lens and shares five tips for getting the most out of wide-angle primes. In the video at the bottom of this post, Trotti... Read more

6 Top Tips for Shooting Epic Landscape Photos

Here's how to turn your photos from ordinary to extraordinary
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(Editor’s Note: This landscape photography how-to from professional photographer Mike Mezeul II is part of a monthly series on Digital Photo where top pros from Nikon USA’s Ambassadors program share their simple tips, tricks, and advice on how to be a better photographer.) To turn an ordinary landscape photo into something truly epic,... Read more

8 Secrets for Super Sharp Wildlife Photos

Pro photographer Steve Perry shares his tips on capturing sharper animal images
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Everyone wants sharper wildlife photos but not everyone knows the basics of how to capture them. In the below video tutorial, pro photographer Steve Perry shares his “eight secrets” to help you shoot sharp photos of birds and other animals every time. “Do you want sharper wildlife photos? Are you tired of deleting otherwise amazing... Read more

6 Ways to Shoot Striking Photos with Your Smartphone

Photographer Pierre T. Lambert shares tips for getting creative with your phone snaps
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Want to spice up your smartphone photos? Street and travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert shares six ways below to get creative with your phone snaps so they look like they were shot with a more professional camera. In the below video tutorial, Lambert heads to several prime location in Chicago to share his smartphone photography tips. “I’m... Read more