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Limitations of a GND Filter

Graduated Neutral Density filters do have their limitations, as one of the students in our Death Valley workshop discovered.
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Underwater Photography

Watch what happens when Varina Patel tries to take an underwater shot. ;)
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Please hand me the camera

Hand me that camera, will you? What do you do when you hear this request? You hand the camera over carefully.
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Getting it Right In-Camera

How many times have you shot a photo with your camera just to find out that either the sky is over-exposed? Here is one way to deal with it.
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With and Without a Circular Polarizer

Here are few real world samples where a circular polarizer helped us capture photos with vibrant colors and superb details.
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Close Encounters of an Alligator Kind

I love using foreground elements in my photographs...but never did I imagine using a live wild alligator for a foreground element!
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When Not to use a Circular Polarizer

There are times when it is best to remove the circular polarizer before taking a shot...Here is one of those times.
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Looking for a perfect Mangrove

Landscape Photography is hard work... and sometimes we have to wander into an icky swamp, dodge poison oak, and avoid snakes and alligators just to get one shot.
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How to Quickly Remove Power Lines from Photos

Those pesky power lines are the bane of every landscape photographer! Here is a simple trick to get rid of them in Photoshop.
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Dont be Crabby

I loved shooting these tiny crabs on Anne's Beach in Florida not because they are attractive, but because they posed a photography challenge.