Capturing Your Christmas Tree

Capturing Your Christmas Tree by Jamie MacDonald – Olympus Visionary There are few things more iconic during the holiday season than the Christmas tree. So much love and joy go into decorating and lighting it, yet so few people take photos to show off their handiwork. Today I’ll share a few tips on photographing your

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Guest Post – When All Else Fails, Timelapse It by Andrew Slaton

Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.” ~ Ansel Adams

Sometimes you get yourself out of bed at 4:30 AM and drive across town to get set up by 5:30 for a shot you need.

You have shown up, but the right weather hasn’t.

That’s okay… just get creative.

You’re already there… no sense in getting frustrated.

Make something unique and interesting with what you have.

Time-lapse it.

Over the last several months, I’ve been shooting time-lapses in tandem with my stills from all over the world… here are a few I wanted to share.

Some are the direct result of the still image never “showing up”.


Andrew Slaton

I am a commercial and editorial conservation photographer/ filmmaker, available for assignment.  Ideally, you will pay me to wander through deserts and forests and mountains, in far off lands, to tell the stories that no one else can tell…  Through amazing imagery.

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Guest Blog – Andrew Slaton & Photographing Waterfalls w/ DLSR – Photography Tips

Photographing Stunning Waterfalls w/ Andrew Slaton Welcome guest blogger, Andrew Slaton, for a new series featuring photography tips and techniques. Creating stunning waterfall and river shots is not always as simple as finding a compelling composition and just pointing your camera. There are some basic, and even advanced techniques that you need to consider. I

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