Intro to Outdoor Photography


Articles: 7


Whether you have a DSLR, mirrorless or advanced point-and-shoot camera, you’ll take better outdoor photos if you master a few basics. In this series, we cover exposure (including ISO, aperture and shutter speed), key functions on your camera, tips for composing a good photo and how to edit your shots at home.

  • Fire lookout perched atop rocky outcrop with evergreen trees in foreground

    Skills

    Understanding Exposure in Photography

    87 reviews with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars

    Learn basic exposure settings for all cameras: ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Also discover the unique photo effects each

  • a photographer adjusting setting on their camera

    Skills

    Understanding Your Camera

    39 reviews with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars

    Advanced cameras have a powerful array of settings and features. Get tips on when and how to adjust some of the most important ones.

  • a landscape at sunset with edits applied on the right half of the image

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    Photo Editing Basics

    191 reviews with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars

    Learn the basics of photo editing. Topics include cropping, exposure (histograms), color saturation, white balance, sharpness and more.

  • A seal resting on a rocky beach

    Skills

    How to Take Great Wildlife Photos

    13 reviews with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars

    Taking pictures of wildlife can be a fun way to spend a day outdoors, but it can also be tough. Learn how to take great wildlife photos.

  • a desert landscape at sunset

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    How to Take Better Sunrise and Sunset Photos

    166 reviews with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars

    A stunning sunrise or sunset can be challenging to capture with a camera. Follow these tips to take better sunrise and sunset photos.