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Photographic Tips for Special Locations

How to Cut Wall Tiles

Mountains There are plenty of opportunities for capturing wildlife in mountain areas. You can find mountain goats, sheep and other wild animals even in remote areas. Use a long-focal-length lens to insolate the subject, particularly when stalking. A skylight filter … Continue reading

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Photographic Tips: Locations

All at sea Yachting, windsurfing and offshore powerboat racing all present one major problem – the action is usually too far away from the shore-based photographer, the best solution is to beg a ride on another boat to get in … Continue reading

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Photographic Advice: Lenses and Shutters

Freeze action With sports and other action shots. Use a fast shutter speed to stop the movement. Some SLR cameras have a maximum shutter speed of 1/4000sec, but 1/1000sec is sufficient when shooting sideways at the action. If the action … Continue reading

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Taking Photographs of Plants and Gardens

TIPS BY HEATHER ANGEL Creating depth A clump of flowers, a gate or an archway not only helps to provide foreground interest to a picture, but also invites the eye into the picture. Remember you see vistas in three dimensions, … Continue reading

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Taking Pictures of Flowers Close Up

Flower-heads If you own an SLR camera you won’t have to buy special close-up equipment for more detailed shots, the standard 50mm lens on a 35mm SLR can usually focus down to about 0.45m (1ft), which is close enough to … Continue reading

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How to Photograph Buildings

TIPS BY ADAM WOOLFITT Allow enough time You won’t get good pictures if you are running around trying to keep pace with a tour group or friends on a visit to some beautiful town or castle. Go alone or with … Continue reading

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Tips for Taking Picture of Views and Buildings

Panoramas Try a panoramic view to show a building in its environment. Set up a camera on a level tripod with a panhead, then decide where your panorama begins and ends. Pan the camera, take a sequence of views, letting … Continue reading

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Photographing Wildlife

TIPS BY STEPHEN DALTON Welfare of subject The most important thing to remember when photographing wildlife is to place the welfare of the animal before the photograph. Avoid subjecting any creature to more stress than is absolutely necessary. Birds are … Continue reading

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How to Take Photographs of Garden Wildlife

Birds Look out for birds visiting your garden, particularly during the winter months when there is less food about. Set up a cat-proof bird table with scraps of food and nut dispensers hanging on it for the birds to peck … Continue reading

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Taking Pictures in Zoos and Parks

Zoo photography You can photograph a wide variety of animals on a one-day visit to the zoo. Most zoos permit photographers to take pictures of the animals. Choose a day when the zoo may not have many visitors, perhaps in … Continue reading

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