Andrew Goodall

Andrew Goodall

Andrew Goodall has made a living as a nature photographer for over 20 years. He is in increasing demand as a teacher and guest speaker, and he has recently released two ebooks on the art and basic skills of nature photography.

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Landscape Photography: Five Tips For Unique Photos That Sell

Digital cameras make it easy for anybody to produce 'good' nature photography. These days, 'good' is not good enough; if you want to make a living, your photograph must be a step above the average. Here are five tips for some truly disintive nature photos.

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Nature Photography: Natural Light For Great Wildlife Photos.

Wildlife photography calls on a variety of camera skills, but all the technique in the world means nothing if your photo is badly lit. Here are some tips on capturing the best light for your wildlife photos.

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Digital Photography: Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority Modes.

Aperture and shutter speed are great creative tools for photography - once you know how to use them. In modern cameras, this is much easier thanks to Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority modes.

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Turn Your Digital Photography Into A 2009 Calendar.

Your digital photos don't belong on a computer screen - they should be shared and enjoyed with friends and family! A 2009 calendar is a great idea for turning your digital photos into a unique personal gift.

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Nature Photography: Going The Extra Mile For A Great Photo.

Good nature photography is not just about technology. It is about having the knowledge and skills to produce a great photo and going to the extra effort to make it happen.

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Nature Photography: Capturing Wildlife Photos With Character

Wildlife photography is easy to enjoy, but hard to to get your shots just right. Great wildlife images are not the product of high-tech equipment. They are about patience, timing, and knowing how to capture the character of your subject.

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Polarising Filters: Why You Should Have One (And Know How To Use It).

There are plenty of filters on the market to enhance your photography, but a polariser is one you should consider. Here are a few uses, plus a few of the drawbacks to look out for.

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Landscape Photography: Straight Lines In A Composition

Composition in photography is a purely creative process, so it is hard to teach. There are some guidelines to help make the learning curve easier. One is the use of straight lines to add shape and impact to your composition.

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Wildlife Photography - Eliminating An Unwanted Background

Wildlife appears in the most unexpected places, even in your own backyard. To create a natural looking photo, there are some simple ways to eliminate a distracting background and capture the illusion that your photo was taken in the wild.

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Digital Photography: Accepting Software Into Your Life

Photographers who grew up with film often view new technology with suspicion or disdain. The reality is that editing software is not just about 'fixing up your mistakes on a computer.' If you want to get the best out of your digital photos, you will need to get to know your computer a little better.

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Nature Photography: Three Tips For Adding Impact To A Subject.

In creative photography, finding a great subject is one thing, but capturing an image with real impact is quite another. Here are three simple methods you can try, no matter what sort of camera you have.

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Photography For Beginners: Knowing When To Break The Rules.

Good photography is a challenging field that can be made easier by learning some essential rules of technique and composition. A good photographer learns the rules; a great photographer knows when to break them.

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Nature Photography: Capturing Landscape Images With Character.

A great landscape is an inspiration for any nature photographer, amateur or professional. The trouble is, almost every location you visit has already been photographed thousands of times before. Here are a few tips for adding character to your landscape photos.

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Digital Photography - Don't Let Software Replace Talent.

Digital photography offers plenty of options for enhancing and improving an image after the event. Software makes the impossible possible, but it must not be seen as a substitute for actual camera skills.

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Digital Photography: Experimenting With Slow Shutter Speeds.

Your DSLR camera is capable of some great effects once you understand what the manual settings are all about. Here are five easy ideas to help you experiment with slow shutter speeds, so you can see the effect they have on moving subjects.

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